Flashcards in Nutritional Supplements Deck (37)
What percent of americans take a supplement?
Generally, are supplements meant to be taken indefinitely?
Are supplements regulated?
Not at all
What are the three components of supplements to check?
Allergy causing ingredients
PPIs interfere with the absorption of what vitamin?
True or false: hypomethylation is a reason some doctors prescribe supplements?
True or false: folic acid is usually not consumed in adequate amounts
False--one of the most over consumed supplements d/t cereals
True or false: the best multivitamin are ones that come in a single pill, to ensure patients take it
Generally, are all multivitamins equally bioavailable?
What are the chronic symptom of low K?
What is the best supplement for K?
How can you tell if a person is Mg deficient?
Two Mg requiring enzyme will not function, but these are at very low levels
True or false: Mg can be used to treat constipation
What is the most bioavailable Mg?
True or false: Mg deficiency is uncommon in the US
What is the worst form of Mg available?
Where does Ca go if not combined with Mg?
Cells (not bones)
What is the worst form of Ca supplementation?
What is the optimal ratio of Mg:Ca
1:1 or 2:1
Do we have a good assessment for Se deficiency?
What are the two diseases that you should consider given a Se supplement to?
What is the best source of Se?
Brazil nuts (2/day)
Too much Se has been associated with which CA?
What is the metal required for super oxide dismutase?
Cr is used in what disease?
What is the best form of Fe supplementation?
What is the main source of Iodine?
What is the role of Mb?
Breaks down sulfur for those with sulfur metabolism impairment
What are the reasons to give someone a Mb supplement?