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1. People with a vitamin A deficiency are

  • given high doses of vitamin A for years, followed by lower doses until vision and skin improve
  • given high doses of vitamin A for several days, followed by lower doses until vision and skin improve
  • given high doses of vitamin A for several months, followed by lower doses until vision and skin improve
  • given high doses of vitamin A for 3 weeks, and them small doses indefinitely
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2. Muscle spasms (tetany) is caused by

  • They are caused by a low calcium level in the blood in people with severe vitamin B deficiency.
  • They are caused by a low calcium level in the blood in people with severe vitamin X deficiency.
  • They are caused by a low calcium level in the blood in people with severe vitamin D deficiency.
  • They are caused by a low calcium level in the blood in people with severe vitamin C deficiency.

3. Good sources of vitamin A include

  • Starchy foods, such as potatoes
  • fish liver oils, liver, egg yolks, butter, cream, and fortified milk
  • bread and porridge
  • poptarts and icecream

4. Vitamin D defeciency can lead to

  • Night blindness is an early symptom
  • All of these
  • The skin, and other tissues become dry and damaged, and infections develop more often
  • The eyes can become dry and damaged

5. Vitamin A

  • helps keep the nails healthy
  • does not help keep the skin and the lining of the lungs, intestine, and urinary tract healthy and protects against infections
  • helps keep the skin and the lining of the lungs, intestine, and urinary tract healthy and protects against infections
  • is not important in adults

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