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21) High concentrations of homocysteine in the blood associated with

Question : 21) High concentrations of homocysteine in the blood associated with : 1415627

 

 

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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