Types of Vitamins: Fat Soluble vs Water Soluble

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Which type of vitamins can be stored in the body for later use?

Fat Soluble Vitamins

Which vitamin plays a role in developing strong bones and teeth?

Vitamin A

Where is Vitamin D primarily sourced from?


Why do Fat Soluble Vitamins require fat for absorption?

To allow them to be carried into the blood stream for use

What is the main function of Water Soluble Vitamins in the body?

Help form red blood cells

Which vitamin helps form red blood cells, muscles, and other tissues?

Vitamin E

Why is balance emphasized in the text regarding nutrients?

To ensure all nutrients play a vital role in the body

What is the definition of nutrients according to the text?

Substances found in food that keep your body functioning

Which of the following is NOT one of the functions of nutrients mentioned in the text?

Enhancing food flavor

Which is NOT one of the three frameworks of the Food Guide Pyramid mentioned in the text?


What percentage of the human body consists of water according to the text?


What function does water serve in the body according to the text?

Carries nutrients to cells and waste from the body

What is the function of calcium and phosphorus in the body?

Helps build and maintain healthy bones and teeth

Which food source is rich in iron according to the text?


What is the main function of sodium in the body?

Helps maintain the right balance of fluids in the body

Which food is NOT listed as a source of sodium in the text?


What deficiency can result from a lack of iron according to the text?


Which statement is true about calcium and phosphorus deficiency?

Leads to osteoporosis

What is the main difference between saturated and unsaturated fats?

Saturated fats are usually solid at room temperature, while unsaturated fats are liquid at room temperature.

Which type of fat is most strongly linked to high cholesterol and an increased risk of heart disease?

Saturated Fat

What is the main function of cholesterol in the body?

Forms necessary cells including skin and hormones

Where can vitamins be mainly sourced from?

Fruits, vegetables, milk, whole-grain breads, cereals, and legumes

Which statement about cholesterol levels and heart disease risk is true?

When cholesterol levels are high, there is a greater risk for heart disease

What distinguishes vitamins from carbohydrates, fats, and proteins?

Unlike carbohydrates, fats, and proteins, vitamins provide energy (calories)

What symptoms might someone experience if they have a nutritional deficiency, based on Jenny's case?

Fatigue and difficulty concentrating

Which nutrient is essential for the body and required in 16 different types daily, ranging from calcium to iron?


What advice might you offer someone like Jenny who is feeling tired and having trouble concentrating due to poor diet?

Focus on a balanced diet with a variety of nutrients

What type of food choices did Jenny make that contributed to her feeling tired and having trouble concentrating?

Processed foods high in sugar and fat

Why is it important to include all 6 essential nutrients in a diet plan for overcoming nutritional deficiencies?

To support overall body functions and health

What activity is recommended as an assignment outside of class to evaluate one's diet based on nutritional needs?

Completing a 3-day diet record and analysis

Learn about the two types of vitamins: Fat Soluble and Water Soluble, including examples of each and how they are absorbed by the body. Discover the differences in storage and absorption between these two categories of vitamins.

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