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5 Matching questions

  1. Zinc
  2. Magnesium
  3. Potassium
  4. Calcium
  5. Selenium
  1. a This mineral is the major intracellular electrolyte. Avocado and figs are the number 1 choice in diet for this major mineral
  2. b 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
  3. c Most important food source of this vitamin is milk. Deficiency disease is osteoporosis. Recommended intake for female adult is 1200 mg/day
  4. d Essential trace element, enzyme constituent, protein metabolism, storage of insulin, immune system and sexual maturation
  5. e Major mineral necessary as a catalyst for more than 300 reactions

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Called the "iron twin", associated with hemoglobin synthesis
  2. Deficiency causes anemia and is the most prevalent nutritional problem in the world
  3. Major mineral, essential constituent of cell proteins, hair, skin, nails, and vitamin and collagen structure
  4. Prevents dental caries
  5. Widespread functions in the body and sources in food

5 True/False questions

  1. ChloridePrevents dental caries


  2. Thiamin (Vitamin B1)Deficiency disease is pellagra


  3. PhosphorusCalled the "iron twin", associated with hemoglobin synthesis


  4. Vitamin DDeficiency disease is rickets


  5. Vitamin KBasic function is the blood clotting process