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which of the following serves as an antioxidant in cell membranes, protecting them and all the DNA inside your cells from damage
which of the following is true about the intake of vitamins
vitamins consumed in excess are excreted
water soluble and fat soluble vitamins differ in which way
water soluble are less likely to be toxic
which of the following is true about the regulation of the production and sale of vitamin and mineral supplements
the fda does not regulate all vitamin and mineral supplements closely
which of the following is ture about the absorption, transport, and storage of fat soluble vitamins
after absorption, they are transported in the bloodstream to body cells and or stored in the liver and fatty tissue
which of the following does not describe fat soluble vitamins
they are transported via the bloodstream
this vitamin, when consumed during pregnancy, can help prevent neural tube defects like spina bifida
bill's physician has prescribed an intake of 200 mg nicotinic acid (a form of niacin) to attempt to preserve his health. which of the following is true about nicotinic acid consumption?
it can lower elevated serum cholesterol
acquiring sufficient vitamin b12 fromthe diet may be a problem to vegans because
it is only found in animal products
joe is a wrestler and during his workouts he loses 2 pounds. how much water would he have to drink to replenish this water weight loss
which of the following is not ture about the regulation of fluid in the body
thirst is a reliable factor of how much water should be consumed to replenish body fluids
which of the following statements does not describe the role of minerals in the body
they provide 4 kcalories per gram
this mineral can be protective for the teeth when introduced into the water supply, however it can cause tooth mottling when cosumed in high quanitities
the most effective treatment for preventing bone loss in those at risk for osteoporosis is
adequate intake of bone building nutrients and exercise
taking nutritional supplements to provide essential nutrients in not necessary unless food intake is low or an individual has a condition causing a deficiency
although an individual can live without other nutrients for a long time, he or she can only survive for a few days without water
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