Mineral Supplements: Benefits and Risks


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Which of the following is TRUE of mineral supplements?

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1. Why are people who eat a vegan diet most likely to benefit from a calcium supplement?

2. Calcium supplements can benefit older women because they are more susceptible than other individuals to getting _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo quickly gauge your knowledge of the risks of taking mineral supplements. In order to pass the quiz, you will need to know why mineral supplements are taken.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet combo can help you review:

  • Benefits of calcium supplements
  • Lifestyles of vegans
  • Fluoride supplements

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet combo can help you practice the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding mineral supplements and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding fluoride supplements
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related nutrition lesson

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the lesson Mineral Supplements: Benefits and Risks. This lesson will help you:

  • Determine the benefits of taking different mineral supplements
  • Examine the risks that come with mineral supplements
  • Learn about the characteristics of osteoporosis