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9. Nutrients Involved in Bone Health
This activity contains 20 questions.
A comparison of your bone density with that of a 30 year old healthy adult is a:
This weight-bearing activity helps to increase and maintain bone mass:
This food is a good source of calcium:
low fat cottage cheese.
This food is a good source of vitamin D:
A risk factor for osteoporosis is:
being of short-stature.
leading an active lifestyle.
This nutrient reduces calcium absorption:
Calcium plays an important role in:
Hundreds of thousands of women in the U.S. quit using this form of osteoporosis treatment due to a recent study that found that it increased risk for heart disease, stroke, and breast cancer.
hormone replacement therapy
vitamin D supplements
Inadequate intake of __________ is associated with osteoporosis.
The majority of our body's phosphorus is stored in our:
The most likely explanation for the link between soft drink consumption and poor bone health is:
that the high phosphorus content of soda impairs the absorption of calcium.
that soft drinks take the place of milk in our diets and deprive us of calcium and vitamin D.
that calcium is pulled from bone to neutralize the acid from soft drinks.
that the caffeine in soda causes increased calcium loss through the urine.
The process by which the shape of our bones is determined is called:
The USDA monitors dairies to make sure that they meet the mandated fortification guidelines for:
Vitamin D is important in:
signaling the liver to produce more or less calcium.
signaling the kidney to excrete more or less calcium in the urine.
preventing the process by which minerals are crystallized in soft tissues.
keeping calcium in the intestinal tract longer during a meal.
We have the potential to increase our bone density until we reach the age of:
We tend to lose height as we age due to a loss in bone density in the:
Which of the following groups of people is least likely to consume adequate amounts of calcium?
adult women and teenage girls
teenage boys and girls
men and teenage boys
adult men and teenage girls
Which of the following individuals would be the most likely to receive adequate amounts of vitamin D from the sun?
a young, light-skinned adult living in the southern U.S.
a young, dark-skinned adult living in the Midwestern U.S.
an older, dark-skinned adult living in the Mexico
an older, light-skinned adults living in the United Kingdom
Which of the following is a good source of vitamin K?
Which of the following is the most accurate assessment tool for measuring bone density?
dual energy x-ray absorptiometry
single energy x-ray absorptiometry
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