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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Vitamin E (function)
  2. Limitation of skin formation of vitamin D
  3. Vitamin D (transportation)
  4. Vitamin E (UL)
  5. Vitamin K (UL)
  1. a 1000 mg/ natural source. 1,100/synthetic source
  2. b antioxidant- stops damage done by free radicals (because it donates an electron to the free radicals), reduces oxidative stress
  3. c Age, Sunscreen/sunblock, darker skin tones, geographic location, season.
  4. d absorbed with dietary fat in small intestines or made in the body. Liver makes it inactive. Kidney's make it calcitriol (active form).
  5. e no UL

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Antibiotic therapy (disrupts making of vit by bacteria in colon). Fat free diet (absorption problem). Hemorrhagic disease of newborns (shot at birth)
  2. vegtable oil, margarine, shortening, wheat germ, whole grains, seeds, nuts (animal fats are NOT good sources)
  3. poorly formed new bone (weak or soft bone)
  4. Rickets (improper bone formation), Osteomalacia (poorly formed new bone)
  5. vitamin E deficiency. Red blood cells are broken down faster than they can be replaced.

5 True/False questions

  1. Hypercalcemiapoorly formed new bone (weak or soft bone)


  2. Functions of vitamin DRickets (improper bone formation), Osteomalacia (poorly formed new bone)


  3. Hemmorrhagic diesasevitamin K deficiency in new borns (given shot at birth)


  4. Vitamin E (transportation)from liver via lipoproteins (very low lipoproteins). Excreted in bile, urine, and skin.


  5. Vitamin E (storage)stored in fat or goes back to liver. Liver can make it inactive and it can circulate in blood stream for weeks. Small amount excreted in urine and bile.


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