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Vitamin E: Fat-Soluble Vitamin Deficiency & Toxicity Symptoms Video

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Which of the following foods are a good source of vitamin E?

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1. How does vitamin E prevent free radicals from damaging cells?

2. Which of the following is FALSE about vitamin E?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Vitamin E is significant to our health because it protects our cell membranes from free radicals. Review what free radicals are, the effects of a vitamin E deficiency or surplus, and why our bodies need vitamin E with this interactive quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment you'll be asked to:

  • Define free radicals
  • Detail how vitamin E affects free radicals
  • Identify the type of anemia that results from red blood cell membranes breaking down
  • Understand why hemolytic anemia is common in premature infants
  • Select what conditions could result from an excess of vitamin E

Skills Practiced

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

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on vitamin E
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about free radicals
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the symptoms resulting from an overdose of vitamin E

Additional Learning

To learn more about vitamin E, review the accompanying lesson called Vitamin E: Fat-Soluble Vitamin Deficiency & Toxicity Symptoms. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the functions of vitamin E in our body
  • List natural sources of obtaining vitamin E
  • Understand the health consequences of a vitamin E deficiency
  • List symptoms of an excess amount of vitamin E in the body
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