Vitamin Supplements: Benefits & Risks


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Which of the following is TRUE of vitamin supplements?

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1. Which of the following vitamin supplements would vegans likely benefit from the most?

2. Why is the supplement folic acid helpful for pregnant women?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Vitamin supplements have several benefits to aid in human health This quiz and worksheet combo will cover topics like their purpose, who benefits from taking supplements and how they are regulated.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments cover the following topics:

  • Definition of vitamin supplement
  • Risks associated with vitamins
  • Toxicitiy
  • Who benefits from different vitamins

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Making connections - connect how vitamins help people with deficiencies in their diet
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as risks and regulation
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding benefits of supplements
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the need for a balanced diet while taking supplements

Additional Learning

To learn more about vitamin supplements, review the accompanying lesson called Vitamin Supplements: Benefits & Risks. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify what vitamins a pregnant woman would want to take
  • Tell what vitamins a vegan should take
  • Explain toxicity
  • Identify the eating habits of someone who doesn't need vitamins