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Western University
Medical Biophysics
Medical Biophysics 3507G
Doug Hazlewood

 GOOD REF: Patient Education and Counseling 52 (2004) 291–296 Knowledge of dietary supplement label information among female supplement users Carla K. Miller Teri Russell  Common reason(s) why people take vitamin and mineral supplements: ments?open -to look good -to reduce stress -Better athletic performance and energy -to recover from or prevent disease/illness -to make up for an unhealthy/inadequate diet -all of the above Many studies have found that higher rate of mortality from all causes in people on high dose vitamin E – T/F- ITS T Vitamins are best taken on empty stomach for maximum absorption.-t/f ----- ALL GREENS: pen Vitamin supplements are frequently misused and taken as a form of medicine to treat ailments such as colds or to counteract lifestyle issues such as stress- t/f A vitamin deficiency takes weeks or months before it will affect your health –T/F (ITS T) vitamin E supplements prevent death from heart disease-T/F (ITS F) Do you use? YES/NO Taking Vitamin and Mineral supplements gives you energy- T/F FAQs.aspx FOR q above n below It irecommended that you take a vitamin E supplement to help prevent chronic diseases like heart disease or cancer –T/F = The most frequent users of vitamin and mineral supplements are Dietary supplement use in the context of health disparities: Cultural, ethnic and demographic determinants of use1 Jasti, Sunitha ; Siega-Riz, Anna Maria ; Bentley, Margaret E . The Journal of Nutrition 133. 6 (Jun 2003): 2010S-2013S. -Caucasian -women -high income -high education level -all of the above  The most frequently used supplement is/are: Vitamin C Vitamin E Multivitamin Calcium All of the above - The bioavailability onatural-source vitamin E is approximately twice that of synthetic vitamin E. T/F Vitamin E from supplements has good bioavailability 1. Sharon Landvik - Am J Clin Nutr September 2004 vol. 80 no. 3 784-785 -adequate Intake of omega 3 fats is especially important for:Oily Fish And Omega 3 Fat Supplements: Health Recommendations Conflict With Concerns About Dwi
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