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vitamins are classified as

organic and inorganic

fat-soluble and water-soluble

essential and non-essential

elements and compounds

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vitamin D is called the sunshine vtamin because

it is available in orange juice

exposure to sunlight converts a a precursor to vitamin D

it can be destroyed by exposure to sunlight

all of the above

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vitamin E functions as

a coenzyme

an antioxidant

a hormone

a peroxide

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a deficiency of vitamin A can lead to the disease called





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a high intake of vitamin E can

inhibit vitamin K metabolism

lead to lead poisoning

inhibit copper absorption

cause baldness

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a vitamin synthesised by bacteria in the intestine is

vitamin A

vitamin D

vitamin E

vitamin K

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Bowed legs, an enlarged and mishapen head and enarged knee joints in children are all symptoms of




vitamin D toxicity

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Thiamin, riboflavin and niacin are calle the "energy" vitamins because they

can be broken down to provide energy

are coenzmyes needed for release of energy from carbohydrates, fats, and proteins

are ingredients in energy drinks such as Powerade

are needed in large amounts by competitive athletes

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A defient intake of _________ has been shown to increase the ris kof having a baby with a neural tube defect suc has spina bifida

vitamin A

vitamin C

vitamin E

folic acid

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Vitamin C is necessary for the production of

stomach acid



clotting factors

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Dietary ham iron is derived from

elemental iron in food

animal flesh

breakfast cereals


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Chloride is

a component of hydrochloric acid

an intracellular fluid iron

a positively charged ion

converted to chlorine in the intestinal tract

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Minerlas involved in fluid balance are

calcium and magesium

copper and iron

calcium and phosphorus

sodium and potassium

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In a situation where there is an insufficient intake of dietary iodine, the thyroid-stimulation hormone promotes the enlargemnet of the thyroid gland. This condition is called

graves disease

a goitre


congenital hypothyriodism (cretinism)

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99% of the calcium in the body is found in

intracellular fluid

bones and teeth

nerve cells

the liver

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At the end of long bones, inside the spinal vertebrae and inside flat bones of the pelvis, is a spongy type of bone known as _____ bone.





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Which compartement contains the greatest amount of body fluid?



they contain the same amount

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The primary function of sodium is to maintain

bone mineral content

haemoglobin concentration

immune function

fluid distribution

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Hypertension is defined as a blood pressure greater than





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Which of the following individuals are most likely to develop osteoporosis?

premenopausal women athlets

women taking oestrogen replacemnet therapy

slender, inactive women who smoke

women who eat a lot of high-fat dairy products