5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Vitamin D (transportation)
- Vitamin D (storage)
- Limitation of skin formation of vitamin D
- Functions of vitamin D
- sunlight requirements for formation of Vitamin D
- a 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.
- b Bone Health. aid in increasing absorption of food. Aid releasing calcium from bone or depositing calcium by the kidneys
- c absorbed with dietary fat in small intestines or made in the body. Liver makes it inactive. Kidney's make it calcitriol (active form).
- d Age, Sunscreen/sunblock, darker skin tones, geographic location, season.
- e sunlight 2-3 times a week for 10-15 minutes.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Antibiotic therapy (disrupts making of vit by bacteria in colon). Fat free diet (absorption problem). Hemorrhagic disease of newborns (shot at birth)
- hemolytic enemia, but are rare
- vitamin D deficiencty. (Children)improper bone formation
- no more than 10% of daily value (should not exceed UL's). USP (United States Pharmacopeia) Certification.
- Due to dietary supplements. Risk over absorption of Calcium. (Hypercalcemia- high levels of calcium in the blood)
5 True/False Questions
Hemolytic anemia → high levels of calcium in blood due to vitamin D toxicity
Vitamin E (function) → antioxidant- stops damage done by free radicals (because it donates an electron to the free radicals), reduces oxidative stress
Vitamin D (UL) → 1000 mg/ natural source. 1,100/synthetic source
Vitamin K (UL) → 50 micrograms a day
Vitamin K (Excretion) → (clotting and bones) need in synthesis of blood clotting factors. synthesis of protein that bind calcium