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Which vitamin enhances the absorption of iron?

Vitamin C

Which term is defined by the degree to which our body can absorb and use any given nutrient?

Bioavailability

What is the main function of iron?

Blood health & oxygen transport

What is ATP?

the common currency of energy for all cells of the body

What are the harmful by-products that damage cell membranes and are caused by oxidation?

Free Radicals

Carbohydrate is used in a higher percentage during high intensity exercise. (true or false)

True

Anabolic steroids are not effective in building muscle and increasing strength. (true or false)

False

An imbalance in electrolytes and water levels can cause major health issues such as?

Dehydration

The most abundant mineral in the body is what?

Calcium

What vitamin is most associated with blood clotting?

Calcium

What vitamin is most associated with blood clotting?

Vitamin K

What vitamin is considered water soluble?

A, B, E, or DB

Adequate folate levels is important for what group of people?

Pregnant women to avoid birth defects