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Ready for Another Health Tune-up? Take the Newest Got Vitamin B12 Health Quiz!

Posted by Armando Gallegos on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 Under: Quiz

Questions:


1. Possible signs of Vitamin B12 deficiency are:
A) indigestion and abdominal pain
B) poor bone density
C) increased susceptibility to infections and poor wound healing
D) all of the above (Answers are below.)


2. Nobel Prize winner Robert Burns Woodward and colleagues documented the entire chemical synthesis of Vitamin B12 in what year?
A) 2004
B) 1945
C) 1973
D) 1952


3. ____________ disease can interfere with the absorption of Vitamin B12, even if the body breaks down the Vitamin B12 correctly. (Hint: Also known as gluten-sensitive enteropathy.)


4. True or false: There is an increased demand for Vitamin B12 in the body during pregnancy.


5. Studies indicate that ________% of the elderly are suffering from undiagnosed Vitamin B12 deficiency.

A) 25%

B) 10%
C) 5%
D) 20%


6. Vitamin B12 is an essential  ________ vitamin with a low potential for toxicity.

A) water-soluble
B) fat-soluble

C) neutral

D) acidic

7. Medical literature shows that pediatric Vitamin B12 deficiency is:
A) well understood
B) under-diagnosed
C) written about often
D) a top pediatric priority


8. Medication that depletes your body’s store of Vitamin B12 are:
A) antacids (Tums, Rolaids)
B) H2-blockers (Zantac, Tagamet, Pepcid)
C) metformin (an oral diabetes medicine, Glucophage)
D) all of the above


9. True or false: Nitrous oxide, a common anesthetic agent, inactivates Vitamin B12 in the body.


10. Deficient Vitamin B12 levels ________ a risk factor for forms of cancer, like breast cancer and lung cancer.

A) are not
B) appear to be



Answers:


1. D: All of the above are symptoms of Vitamin B12 deficiency.

2. C: 1973 is the year Nobel Prize winner Robert Burns Woodward and colleagues documented the entire chemical synthesis of Vitamin B12.

3. Celiac disease can interfere with the absorption of Vitamin B12.

4. True. There is an increased demand for Vitamin B12 in the body during pregnancy.

5. A: 25% of the elderly are suffering from undiagnosed Vitamin B12 deficiency.

6. A: water soluble.

7. B: under-diagnosed.

8. D: All of the above medications deplete your body’s Vitamin B12. For a complete list of medications, see here: http://umm.edu/health/medical/altmed/supplement­depletion­links/drugs­that­deplete­vitamin­b12­cobalamin

9. True. Nitrous oxide, a common anesthetic agent, inactivates Vitamin B12 in the body.

10. B: appear to be.


The bottom line is healthy Vitamin B12 levels are key to your good health!


See you soon!


All the best,


The Got Vitamin B12 Team P.S. Find the first Got Vitamin B12 health quiz here.


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