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5 Matching questions

  1. Selenium
  2. Iodine
  3. Potassium
  4. Vitamin K
  5. Iron
  1. a Basic function is the blood clotting process
  2. b Deficiency causes anemia and is the most prevalent nutritional problem in the world
  3. c Deficiency condition is goiter
  4. d This mineral is the major intracellular electrolyte. Avocado and figs are the number 1 choice in diet for this major mineral
  5. e Associated with Keshan disease (heart muscle disease named after the area in China where it was discovered). Toxicity of this mineral is characterized by brittle hair and nails

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Deficiency disease is pernicious anemia
  2. Most important food source of this vitamin is milk. Deficiency disease is osteoporosis. Recommended intake for female adult is 1200 mg/day
  3. Deficiency disease is pellagra
  4. A mild deficiency may cause night blindness
  5. Deficiency symptoms are tissue inflammation and breakdown and poor wound healing; even minor injuries easily become aggravated and do not heal well

5 True/False questions

  1. Vitamin B6 (Pyridoxine)Has an essential role in protein metabolism


  2. FlourideA key element in hydrochloric acid. The deficiency of this is Hypochloremic


  3. Pantothenic AcidA mild deficiency may cause night blindness


  4. SulfurMajor mineral, essential constituent of cell proteins, hair, skin, nails, and vitamin and collagen structure


  5. Vitamin EDeficiency disease is rickets


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