Symptoms of Mineral Deficiency & Toxicity Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Lacey was told by her doctor that she needs to increase the amount of calcium in her diet. Which of the following are foods that she should eat?

Question 2 2. What is the name of the inherited disorder that causes copper to accumulate in the body's organs?

Question 3 3. Which term is used to describe the highest average daily nutrient intake level that is likely to pose no risk of adverse health effects to almost all individuals in the general population?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is a sulfur-containing antioxidant that protects your cells from damage?

Question 5 5. Iodine deficiency in a pregnant woman could result in _____.

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Question 6 6. If blood calcium levels are low, which of the following may occur as a result?

Question 7 7. All of the following are symptoms related to selenium toxicity, EXCEPT _____.

Question 8 8. How does fluoride help protect your teeth from cavities?

Question 9 9. Which of the following is a TRUE statement about magnesium?

Question 10 10. Which of the following best describes Keshan disease?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is FALSE concerning fluoride?

Question 12 12. What are the likely effects you can expect if you consume too much chromium, and why?

Question 13 13. Will is 65 years old, and consumes lots of refined carbohydrates. He was recently diagnosed with increased levels of cholesterol and triglycerides in the blood. Which of the following could be associated with Will's current health condition?

Question 14 14. All of the following are good sources of phosphorus, EXCEPT _____.

Question 15 15. If molybdenum toxicity occurs it could interfere with the absorption of which trace mineral?

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Question 16 16. Sulfur is part of all of the following, EXCEPT _____.

Question 17 17. All of the following are good food sources of manganese, EXCEPT _____.

Question 18 18. Which of the following is a symptom associated with zinc deficiency?

Question 19 19. Which of the following meals is a good source of dietary sulfur?

Question 20 20. If you experience abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea, and you routinely drink water that flows through copper pipes, what condition might you be suffering from?

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Question 21 21. If bone resorption continues for a long time, which of the following may occur?

Question 22 22. A person not eating enough food might experience which of the following from a lack of electrolytes?

Question 23 23. Dr. Johnson notices that her patient has a lump in the front of his neck. After careful examination and blood tests, Dr. Johnson discovers that her patient has decreased thyroid hormone production. Which of the following conditions is the patient most likely suffering from based on this diagnosis?

Question 24 24. Copper deficiency can lead to a condition known as duodenal hypoxia, which is the lack of oxygen in the tissues of the small intestine. Which of the following explains the possible mechanism for this health issue?

Question 25 25. Why might a person with kidney problems be at risk for phosphorus toxicity?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following would most likely happen if you consumed too much manganese through foods?

Question 27 27. Why are animal-based foods a better source of usable iron than plant-based foods?

Question 28 28. Too much molybdenum can cause uric acid to accumulate around the joints causing the inflammation of the joints. What is this condition called?

Question 29 29. If you are experiencing nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain and diarrhea, which of the following conditions might you suspect?

Question 30 30. Which of the following foods are likely to contain selenium?

Symptoms of Mineral Deficiency & Toxicity Chapter Exam Instructions

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