Chapter 7/ Basic Nutrition Essay

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7.1 Quiz 1. Fat-soluble vitamins are absorbed into ________; water-soluble vitamins are absorbed into ________. - the lymph; capillaries 2. Why does an individual need to make sure that they consume water-soluble vitamins more often than fat-soluble vitamins? - In general, the body can call upon its stores of fat-soluble vitamins; whereas, most water-soluble vitamins are not stored. 3. All of the following are characteristics of the fat-soluble vitamins EXCEPT: - they are easily absorbed and excreted in urine. 7.2/7.3/7.4 Quiz 1. Which of these is a fat-soluble vitamin? - vitamin K 2. Which of the following adults is most likely to suffer from osteomalacia? - vegan 3. Vitamin D promotes the absorption of what two minerals that are…show more content…
Good food sources of vitamin B12 include: - sirloin steak, cottage cheese, and tuna. 12. Vitamin B6 helps convert tryptophan to niacin in the body. - True 13. Which vitamin is mismatched with its deficiency? - vitamin D - pernicious anemia 14. Dietary supplements do not require government approval before entering the market, and manufacturers alone decide whether their products are safe and effective. - True 15. Which of the following is NOT a possible toxicity symptom associated with vitamin C excesses? - yellowing of the skin 16. Which of the following vitamins' main role is to help synthesize proteins that help blood clot? - K 17. All of the following are correct about vitamin E EXCEPT: - it improves athletic endurance and skill. 18. Which of the following is NOT a good source of beta-carotene? - French fries 19. Groups of people with high fruit and vegetable intakes often have low rates of cancer. -True 20. Which of the vitamins are mismatched with their alternate names? - vitamin B6 - riboflavin 21. Absorption of vitamin B12 requires: - intrinsic factor. 22. All of the following types of drugs can interfere with the body's use of folate EXCEPT: - intrinsic factor. 23. Pernicious anemia is caused by a deficiency of: - vitamin B12 24. Which of the following is correct concerning vitamin B6? - The body's requirement for B6 is proportional to protein intakes. 25. When healthy men are given supplements of ________ their homocysteine values drop significantly. -
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