21) High concentrations of homocysteine in the blood associated with

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21) High concentrations of homocysteine in the blood are associated with the development of ________

A) diabetes.

B) heart disease.

C) neural tube defects.

D) osteoporosis.



22) A person exhibiting symptoms of impaired work performance, general fatigue, pale skin, depressed immune function, impaired cognitive and nerve function, and impaired memory is likely suffering fromĀ  ________

A) pernicious anemia.

B) neural tube defects.

C) microcytic anemia.

D) iron-deficiency anemia.



23) Consumption of high levels of folate supplements can mask a/n ________ deficiency.

A) niacin

B) vitamin B6

C) iron

D) vitamin B12



24) A deficiency of ________ has been associated with convulsions and dermatitis in infants.

A) vitamin B6

B) vitamin B12

C) folate

D) pantothenic acid



25) The chronic overconsumption of ________ can result in a biotin deficiency.

A) herbal tea

B) raw egg whites

C) natural licorice

D) grapefruit juice


26) Which of the following is NOT a vitamin?

A) pantothenic acid

B) biotin

C) choline

D) riboflavin



27) A lack of dietary iodine during pregnancy is the primary cause of ________ worldwide.

A) goiters

B) neural tube defects

C) anemia

D) cretinism



28) Iodine is essential for the synthesis of ________ hormones.

A) estrogen

B) growth

C) thyroid

D) androgen



29) A goiter can result from ________

A) too much or too little iodine in the diet.

B) choline supplementation.

C) cretinism.

D) excess dietary chromium



30) Which component of the blood is essential in transporting oxygen to body cells?

A) leukocytes

B) platelets

C) erythrocytes

D) plasma



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