Nutrition - Chapter 7 - Vitamins

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  • 1. 
    Vitamin A can also be known as-(select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Retinol

    • B. 

      Tocopherol

    • C. 

      Provitamin A

    • D. 

      Beta-carotene

    • E. 

      Calciferol

  • 2. 
    The name “Vitamin” implies their important. Vita in latin means ____.
  • 3. 
    Megadoses- Can be ______, so vitamins should not be overused.
  • 4. 
    Vitamins were originally named by ______ until research showed that vitamins thought to be a single substance were actually  groups of substances doing similar work in the body.
    • A. 

      Number

    • B. 

      Shape

    • C. 

      Letter

    • D. 

      Smell

    • E. 

      Strength

  • 5. 
    Research showed that vitamins thought to be a single substance were actually  groups of substances doing similar work in the body. An example of this is Vitamin _ also referred to as the _ complex.
  • 6. 
    Number of Vitamins-
  • 7. 
    Vitamins are currently named  according to their _________ or ________.(select those that apply)
    • A. 

      Source

    • B. 

      Strength

    • C. 

      Function in the body

    • D. 

      Chemical composition

    • E. 

      Taste

  • 8. 
    1997- Food & Nutrition Board of the Institute of Medicine established ___________________.
    • A. 

      Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs) to replace the Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDA’s).

    • B. 

      Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDA’s) to replace the Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs)

  • 9. 
    (ULs) Upper Limits  are the ______ level of daily intake unlikely to cause adverse effects & is not a recommended level of intake.
  • 10. 
    Hypervitaminosis is-
    • A. 

      Without vitamins

    • B. 

      Excess of one or more vitamins

  • 11. 
    Avitaminosis is-
    • A. 

      Without vitamins

    • B. 

      Excess of one or more vitamins

  • 12. 
    According to the FDA, the body cannot distinguish between a vitamin of plant or animal orgin and one manufactured in a laboratory.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Natural vs. Synthetic Vitamins-Once they have been dismantled by digestion, the two types of vitamins are chemically different.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    When nutrients (vitamins/minerals) are lost during processing & are added back into the final product.
    • A. 

      Enriched

    • B. 

      Fortified

    • C. 

      Restored foods

  • 15. 
    When a vitamin/mineral is added to a product that never had it to begin with.
    • A. 

      Enriched

    • B. 

      Fortified

    • C. 

      Restored foods

  • 16. 
    Vitamins taken in addition to those received in the diet. These are available in concentrated forms in a tablet, capsule, or liquid form.
  • 17. 
    Which of these vitamins are Fat Soluble?(Select all that apply)
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      C

    • C. 

      Thiamine B1

    • D. 

      E

    • E. 

      Biotin

  • 18. 
    Which of these vitamins are Fat Soluble?(Select all that apply)
    • A. 

      C

    • B. 

      B6

    • C. 

      D

    • D. 

      K

    • E. 

      Folate

  • 19. 
    Which of these vitamins are Water-Soluble?(Select all that apply)
    • A. 

      Thiamine B1

    • B. 

      C

    • C. 

      D

    • D. 

      E

    • E. 

      Niacin

  • 20. 
    Which of these vitamins are Water-Soluble?(Select all that apply)
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      Riboflavin B2

    • C. 

      K

    • D. 

      Folate

    • E. 

      Pantothenic Acid

  • 21. 
    Colbalamin is also know as-
    • A. 

      B2

    • B. 

      B6

    • C. 

      B12

    • D. 

      B1

  • 22. 
    Thiamine is also know as-
    • A. 

      B2

    • B. 

      B6

    • C. 

      B12

    • D. 

      B1

  • 23. 
    Riboflavin is also know as-
    • A. 

      B2

    • B. 

      B6

    • C. 

      B12

    • D. 

      B1

  • 24. 
    Pyridoxine is also know as-
    • A. 

      B2

    • B. 

      B6

    • C. 

      B12

    • D. 

      B1

  • 25. 
    Vitamins that have no plant sources-(Select all that apply)
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      C

    • C. 

      B12

    • D. 

      D

    • E. 

      K

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