Nature Made Vms 101 Quiz

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Nature Made Vms 101 Quiz

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  • 1. 
    • A. 

      Help fill nutrient gaps from our diet

    • B. 

      Diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent disease

    • C. 

      Provide support for specific functions or organs

    • D. 

      A & C

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Takes action against unsafe dietary supplement products after they reach the market

    • B. 

      Monitors safety, such as voluntary dietary supplement adverse event reporting

    • C. 

      Monitors product information, such as labeling, claims, package inserts, and accompanying literature

    • D. 

      Dictate and enforce good manufacturing practices (GMPs) for dietary supplement facilities.

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Multivitamins provide fat-soluble nutrients, such as vitamins A, D, E, and K, which need some dietary fat for absorption

    • B. 

      Multivitamins may cause stomach upset when taken on an empty stomach

    • C. 

      Multivitamins should be taken every day to provide nutritional support

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Tablet

    • B. 

      Softgel

    • C. 

      Chewable

    • D. 

      Gummies

    • E. 

      VitaMelts

    • F. 

      KidMelts

    • G. 

      Powder

    • H. 

      All of the above

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      USP is a non-profit, third-party organization that offers verification services for the quality of dietary supplements

    • B. 

      USP verifies the potency (contain ingredients on label in declared amounts) of products

    • C. 

      USP ensures products do not contain harmful levels of specified contaminants

    • D. 

      USP tests dissolution (product will break down and release into the body within a specified amount of time)

    • E. 

      USP verifies that supplements are made according to FDA GMPs

    • F. 

      All of the above

  • 6. 
    Nature Made’s science-based approach and transparency is demonstrated by:
    • A. 

      Support from our Scientific Advisory Board members

    • B. 

      An evidence-based nutrition approach to our product formulations and claims

    • C. 

      Numerous internal and external studies that use Nature Made products

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    Nature Made products are #1 Pharmacist Recommended in 2014-2015 for which of the following 8 categories:
    • A. 

      Letter Vitamins, Algal Oil, Omega-3/Fish Oil, Coenzyme Q-10, Herbal Supplements, Cholesterol Management-Natural, Garlic, and Diabetic Multivitamins

    • B. 

      Letter Vitamins, Flaxseed Oil, Omega-3/Fish Oil, Coenzyme Q-10, Herbal Supplements, Cholesterol Management-Natural, Garlic, and Diabetic Multivitamins

    • C. 

      Multivitamins, Algal Oil, Omega-3/Fish Oil, Coenzyme Q-10, Herbal Supplements, Cholesterol Management-Natural, Garlic, and Diabetic Multivitamins

    • D. 

      Multivitamins, Flaxseed Oil, Omega-3/Fish Oil, Coenzyme Q-10, Herbal Supplements, Cholesterol Management-Natural, Garlic, and Diabetic Multivitamins

  • 8. 
    True or False: Nature Made is the industry leader in USP verification, with the largest number of products USP verified than any other dietary supplement company.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Multi for Her is higher in folic acid because folic acid is critical during childbearing years

    • B. 

      Multi for Her is higher in calcium because of the higher risk of bone mineral loss and fracture in women vs. men

    • C. 

      Iron is present in Multi for Her because iron needs are higher for women of childbearing years

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      Formulated with essential vitamins and minerals for daily nutritional support during pregnancy

    • B. 

      Contains key nutrients needed during pregnancy, such as iron, folic acid, calcium, and vitamin D

    • C. 

      Includes recommended level of DHA to help support fetal brain and eye development in one softgel

    • D. 

      Contains no artificial flavors, added colors, preservatives or gluten

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    • A. 

      Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA)

    • B. 

      Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA)

    • C. 

      Alpha-linolenic acid (ALA)

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      A convenient, safe, effective and low-calorie way to provide omega-3 fatty acids

    • B. 

      Helps fill nutrient gap, if you don’t regularly consume oily fish

    • C. 

      Provides EPA and DHA, which are important omega-3s that support a healthy heart

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 13. 
    True or False: The American Heart Association (AHA) recommends healthy people consume at least two servings of oily fish per week or approximately 500 mg of EPA + DHA per day.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    True or False: When reading a Fish Oil product Supplement Facts label, it is the overall/total fish oil amount that counts, not the EPA+DHA amount. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    True or False: CoQ10 is crucial for energy metabolism because it is required to convert carbohydrates, protein, and fats from our diet into ATP, which is the body’s energy currency.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Decreased CoQ10 blood levels can occur in:
    • A. 

      Certain health conditions

    • B. 

      Older adults

    • C. 

      Statin (cholesterol-lowering drug) users

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    True or False: Statins (cholesterol-lowering drug) can indirectly deplete CoQ10 levels in the body.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The Therapeutic Lifestyle Changes (TLC) diet includes the recommendation to consume _____ grams of plant sterols and stanols daily.
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 19. 
    True or False: There is a FDA Qualified Health Claim that supports the use of plant sterols and stanols for reducing heart disease risk.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Plant sterols and stanols help lower cholesterol levels because:
    • A. 

      Their structure mimics cholesterol

    • B. 

      They competitively block intestinal absorption of cholesterol

    • C. 

      They reduce cholesterol production in the liver

    • D. 

      A & B

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 21. 
    True or False:  All 8 B vitamins are required for the production of cellular energy from the food we eat (carbohydrates, proteins and fats).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    True or False: Vitamin C is a potent antioxidant that helps protect cells (including immune cells) against oxidative damage caused by free radicals.         
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    • A. 

      Modulates gene expression related to proper immune system responses

    • B. 

      Involved in immune cell differentiation and function

    • C. 

      Involved in antimicrobial peptide pathway

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 24. 
    Other than the traditional bone support role for vitamin D, what other benefits does this fat-soluble vitamin provide?
    • A. 

      Supports muscle health

    • B. 

      Supports immune health

    • C. 

      Supports healthy levels of vitamin D in the body

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 25. 
    _____%  of Americans consume inadequate vitamin D from their diet and approximately  _____% of Americans have vitamin D insufficiency or deficiency (< 20 ng/ml) based on their blood levels.
    • A. 

      55%; 25%

    • B. 

      78%; 50%

    • C. 

      93%; 33%

    • D. 

      None of these

  • 26. 
    The IOM daily fiber recommendation is 25-38 g/day, but the average daily fiber consumption in the US is _____ g/day.
    • A. 

      10 g/day

    • B. 

      15 g/day

    • C. 

      20 g/day

    • D. 

      40 g/day

  • 27. 
    • A. 

      Convert fiber to short chain fatty acids, creating an unfavorable environment for bad bacteria

    • B. 

      Support growth of healthy cells in the colon

    • C. 

      Produce antimicrobials against “bad” bacteria

    • D. 

      Crowd out “bad” bacteria and prevent them from attaching to gut wall

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 28. 
    • A. 

      Promote regularity of bowel movement

    • B. 

      Improve stool consistency

    • C. 

      Reduce incidence of antibiotic-induced diarrhea

    • D. 

      Reduce incidence of Traveler’s Diarrhea

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 29. 
    True or False: Optimal calcium absorption is supported by vitamin D.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 30. 
    The Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) for calcium for adults is ________, depending on your age and gender.
    • A. 

      700-1,000 mg/day

    • B. 

      500-1,000 mg/day

    • C. 

      1,000-2,000 mg/day

    • D. 

      1,000-1,200 mg/day

  • 31. 
    • A. 

      Mineral involved in over 300 reactions in the body

    • B. 

      Essential in the formation of healthy bones and teeth because it is involved in bone mineralization

    • C. 

      Supports essential nerve, heart, and muscle function and helps convert food into cellular energy

    • D. 

      As much as 55% of Americans are not meeting RDA recommendations

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 32. 
    Based on national research data from NHANES, the following essential nutrients are the most common nutrient gaps found in the American diet:
    • A. 

      Vitamins A, C, D, E, folic acid, magnesium, calcium

    • B. 

      Vitamins A, C, D, iron, magnesium, calcium

    • C. 

      Vitamins A, C, D, E, K, magnesium, calcium, potassium

  • 33. 
    True or False: Glucosamine, chondroitin, and MSM in our Nature Made TripleFlex product helps support joint comfort, mobility and flexibility.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 34. 
    • A. 

      Hormone naturally produced by the pineal gland in the brain

    • B. 

      Essential for regulating circadian rhythm (sleep/wake cycle)

    • C. 

      Research suggests melatonin most effective for helping you fall asleep and helping regulate circadian rhythm of shift workers and for jet lag

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 35. 
    True or False:  The Nature Made Kids First line “Suggested Use” language and age divisions are based on the latest Institute of Medicine (IOM) Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs).
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 36. 
    The following products provide bone health support:
    • A. 

      Vitamin D

    • B. 

      Calcium

    • C. 

      Magnesium

    • D. 

      Vitamin K

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 37. 
    The following products provide heart health support:
    • A. 

      CholestOff, Vitamin E, Fish Oil, CoQ10

    • B. 

      CholestOff, Vitamin A, Fish Oil, CoQ10

    • C. 

      CholestOff, Calcium, Fish Oil, CoQ10

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 38. 
    The following products help support the immune system:
    • A. 

      Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Zinc

    • B. 

      Vitamin C, Magnesium, Potassium

    • C. 

      Vitamin C, Vitamin D, Zinc

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 39. 
    If you don’t consume your daily recommended amount of calcium from your diet and/or supplements, where does your body pull the calcium from to maintain a normal calcium level in your blood?
    • A. 

      Your liver

    • B. 

      Your bones!

    • C. 

      The sky

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 40. 
    • A. 

      Science-based approach & transparency

    • B. 

      Commitment to high-quality products

    • C. 

      Commitment to education of healthcare professionals and consumer

    • D. 

      All of the above