Minerals in Health & Nutrition Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How do sodium, potassium, and chloride help maintain your blood pressure?

Question 2 2. Ricky Bobby just finished an intense workout at the gym. He is sweating profusely. His personal trainer suggested that he have a mineral drink for fluid balance and to replace the electrolytes he lost during his workout. Which three minerals does Ricky Bobby need?

Question 3 3. Which of the following minerals help strengthen your bones?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is a FALSE statement about minerals?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is a FALSE statement about minerals?

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Question 6 6. Trace minerals are minerals that your body needs in relatively small amounts. Which of the following is NOT a trace mineral?

Question 7 7. Which of the following health effects may occur if you have low levels of iodine?

Question 8 8. Carolyn goes to the doctor complaining of tiredness and shortness of breath. The doctor determines that Carolyn is suffering from anemia, or low hemoglobin. Which mineral should the doctor prescribe for Carolyn?

Question 9 9. Ana has been tired lately. When she went to the physician, she was diagnosed with anemia and given a supplement. Which of the following minerals is probably in Ana's supplement?

Question 10 10. Which of the following are compounds found in whole grains and plant foods that can bind to calcium, iron and zinc to fight against their absorption by our bodies?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following statements best defines a mineral?

Question 12 12. Explain the difference between trace minerals and macrominerals.

Question 13 13. Fluoride can help prevent which of the following health problems?

Question 14 14. Besides being major minerals, what function do calcium, phosphorus and magnesium share?

Question 15 15. A lack of iodine can result in a swelling of the neck called a _____.

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Question 16 16. Which of the following patients is most likely suffering from iron deficiency anemia?

Question 17 17. Which of the following are compounds found in tea and certain grains that interfere with iron absorption?

Question 18 18. All of the following are trace minerals EXCEPT _____, which is a macromineral.

Question 19 19. All of the following factors can influence the absorption of a mineral, EXCEPT _____.

Question 20 20. Which of the following statements correctly explains why your body does not use all the minerals that you have eaten?

Minerals in Health & Nutrition Chapter Exam Instructions

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