Learning Exercise #84
A healthy human eating a wide variety of foods, properly balancing macronutrients from
food, and not overeating total kcalories, would significantly benefit from:
A. Regular moderate exercise and more water
B. Megadoses of multiple vitamins and minerals
C. Getting more sleep and managing stress
*D. A and C only
E. A, B, and C
Nutrients: Cause, Prevention, and Cure of Disease
What are three guidelines to maintaining nutritional health?
Learning Exercise #85 Vitamin, mineral, and herbal “supplements” are required by federal law to be tested for
safety and effectiveness, prior to being allowed to be sold for human consumption.
By definition, a “dietary supplement” is a non-food product which contains any of the
Herbs or other botanical substances
Herbs and other botanical substances
St. John’s Wort, Ginseng, Echinacea, Valerian, etc.
Some herbs may be harmless while others are potentially toxic
Some herbs may be effective while others may be ineffective
They are not required to be tested prior to use for safety or effectiveness.
Learning Exercise #86
*A. Need a balanced, varied diet of real foods to be effective
B. Are not needed in addition to a balanced, varied diet of real foods