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Inflammation, Oxidative Stress & Free Radical Damage to Health

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This can occur internally or externally and is the body's natural reaction to something harmful or irritating.

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1. Ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease are types of this chronic condition characterized by wide spread inflammation of the digestive tract.

2. These are highly reactive molecules that are missing an electron.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet will evaluate your understanding of different factors that can affect health as discussed in the related lesson. You will be tested on the result of free radical damage and the molecules that can alleviate free radicals, among other topics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use the assessment tools to check your knowledge of:

  • Molecules used to alleviate free radical damage
  • A chronic condition that impacts the digestive tract
  • The result of free radical damage
  • Highly reactive molecules missing an electron
  • The body's reaction to something irritating

Skills Practiced

The quiz and worksheet will allow you to practice the following:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding free radical damage and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer a question about highly reactive molecules
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the type of condition ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease fall under

Additional Learning

To gain a better understanding of negative impacts of health, go over the lesson titled Inflammation, Oxidative Stress & Free Radical Damage to Health. The lesson contains the following objectives:

  • Explain how to reduce free radical damage
  • Review what oxidative stress is and what causes it
  • Learn about the body's reactions to toxins and harmful elements in the environment
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