5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Hemolytic anemia
- Limitation of skin formation of vitamin D
- Vitamin D (storage)
- Vitamin D (Toxicity)
- Vitamin E (UL)
- a 1000 mg/ natural source. 1,100/synthetic source
- b Age, Sunscreen/sunblock, darker skin tones, geographic location, season.
- c Due to dietary supplements. Risk over absorption of Calcium. (Hypercalcemia- high levels of calcium in the blood)
- d vitamin E deficiency. Red blood cells are broken down faster than they can be replaced.
- e 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.
5 Multiple choice questions
- primarily in bile, small amount in urine
- interfere with vitamin K (needed for blood clotting). May cause hemorrhaging
- sunlight 2-3 times a week for 10-15 minutes.
- no more than 10% of daily value (should not exceed UL's). USP (United States Pharmacopeia) Certification.
- absorbed with dietary fat in small intestines or made in the body. Liver makes it inactive. Kidney's make it calcitriol (active form).
5 True/False questions
Vitamin D (UL) → 50 micrograms a day
Vitamin E (deficiencies) → hemolytic enemia, but are rare
Rickets → high levels of calcium in blood due to vitamin D toxicity
Functions of vitamin D → Rickets (improper bone formation), Osteomalacia (poorly formed new bone)
Vitamin E (storage) → in adipose tissue