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1 Iron Helping you to: Create a Healthy Lifestyle! Click here to play anhere interactive game.

2 Iron Iron is a: Vitamin Major mineral Trace mineral

3 Iron Iron is a: Vitamin Incorrect. Iron is one of the fourteen essential trace minerals. Minerals are inorganic compounds needed for growth and for regulation of body processes. Trace minerals are present in the body in very small quantities. Vitamins are organic compounds. Next Question

4 Iron Iron is a: Major mineral Incorrect. Iron is one of the fourteen essential trace minerals. Minerals are inorganic compounds needed for growth and for regulation of body processes. Trace minerals are present in the body in very small quantities. Vitamins are organic compounds. Next Question

5 Iron Iron is a: Trace mineral Correct! Iron is one of the fourteen essential trace minerals. Minerals are inorganic compounds needed for growth and for regulation of body processes. Trace minerals are present in the body in very small quantities. Vitamins are organic compounds. Next Question

6 Iron Iron is necessary for proper immune function, brain and bone growth as well as for transporting oxygen to both muscles and the cells of the body. True False

7 Iron Iron is necessary for proper immune function, brain and bone growth as well as for transporting oxygen to both muscles and the cells of the body. True Correct! Next Question

8 Iron Iron is necessary for proper immune function, brain and bone growth as well as for transporting oxygen to both muscles and the cells of the body. False Incorrect. These are all functions of iron. Next Question

9 Iron The two types of iron are: Brain and bone iron Anemic and non-anemic iron Heme and non-heme iron

10 Iron The two types of iron are: Brain and bone iron Incorrect. Heme and non-heme are the two types of iron found in food. Next Question

11 Iron The two types of iron are: Anemic and non-anemic iron Incorrect. Heme and non-heme are the two types of iron found in food. Next Question

12 Iron The two types of iron are: Heme and non-heme iron Correct! Next Question

13 Iron Sixty percent of the iron in food is this type of iron. Heme iron Non-heme iron

14 Iron Sixty percent of the iron in food is this type of iron. Heme iron Incorrect. 60% of iron is found in food is non-heme iron. Next Question

15 Iron Sixty percent of the iron is this type of iron. Non-heme iron Correct! Next Question

16 Iron This type of iron is more effectively absorbed by the body. Heme iron Non-heme iron

17 Iron This type of iron is more effectively absorbed by the body. Heme iron Correct! Next Question

18 Iron This type of iron is more effectively absorbed by the body. Non-heme iron Incorrect. Heme iron is more effectively absorbed. Next Question

19 Iron Heme iron is found in: Milk and butter Meat, poultry and fish Fruits, vegetables, peas, beans, nuts and grainsFruits, vegetables, peas, beans, nuts and grains

20 Iron Heme iron is found in: Milk and butter Incorrect. Heme iron is found in meat, fish and poultry. Next Question

21 Iron Heme iron is found in: Meat, poultry and fish Correct! Next Question

22 Iron Heme iron is found in: Fruits, vegetables, peas, beans, nuts and grains Incorrect. Heme iron is found in meat, fish and poultry. Next Question

23 Iron Our bodies assimilate this percentage of the heme iron. 8-18% 25-35% 40-50%

24 Iron Our bodies assimilate this percentage of the heme iron. 8-18% Incorrect. The correct answer is %. Next Question

25 Iron Our bodies assimilate this percentage of the heme iron % Correct! Next Question

26 Iron Our bodies assimilate this percentage of the heme iron % Incorrect. The correct answer is 25-35%. Next Question

27 Iron Non-heme iron is found in: Milk and butter Meat, poultry and fish Fruits, vegetables, peas, beans, nuts and grainsFruits, vegetables, peas, beans, nuts and grains

28 Iron Non-heme iron is found in: Milk and butter Incorrect. Non-heme iron sources include fruits, vegetables, legumes (dried peas and beans), nuts and grain products. Dairy products contain neither heme nor non-heme iron. Next Question

29 Iron Non-heme iron is found in: Meat, poultry and fish Incorrect. Non- heme iron sources include fruits, vegetables, legumes (dried peas and beans), nuts and grain products. Dairy products contain neither heme nor non- heme iron. Next Question

30 Iron Non-heme iron is found in: Fruits, vegetables, peas, beans, nuts and grains Correct! Dairy products contain neither heme nor non-heme iron. Next Question

31 Iron If a fortified or enriched food, such as cereal, contains 100% of the daily value of iron, then a person meets daily iron needs by eating one serving of this food. True False

32 Iron If a fortified or enriched food, such as cereal, contains 100% of the daily value of iron, then a person meets daily iron needs by eating one serving of this food. True Incorrect. Only 2-20% of non-heme iron is absorbed from enriched or fortified foods. Therefore, one does not meet one’s iron needs by consuming a single serving of a fortified or enriched cereal product containing 100% of the daily value of iron. Next Question

33 Iron If a fortified or enriched food, such as cereal, contains 100% of the daily value of iron, then a person meets daily iron needs by eating one serving of this food. False Correct! Only 2-20% of non-heme iron is absorbed from enriched for fortified foods. Therefore, one does not meet one’s iron needs by consuming a single serving of a fortified or enriched cereal product containing 100% of the daily value of iron. Next Question

34 Iron Early symptoms of iron deficiency include: Excitability and restlessness Tiredness and irritability Euphoria and giddiness

35 Iron Early symptoms of iron deficiency include: Excitability and restlessness Incorrect. Iron is necessary to assist in biochemical reactions of the body’s energy pathways. Iron deficiency results in tiredness, irritability, headaches and dizziness. Next Questionext Question

36 Iron Early symptoms of iron deficiency include: Tiredness and irritability Correct! Iron is necessary to assist in biochemical reactions of the body’s energy pathways. Other early symptoms include headaches and dizziness. Next Question

37 Iron Early symptoms of iron deficiency include: Euphoria and giddiness Incorrect. Iron is necessary to assist in biochemical reactions of the body’s energy pathways. Iron deficiency results in tiredness, irritability, headaches and dizziness. Next Question

38 Iron Physical symptoms of an iron deficiency include fatigue, reduced capacity for work, difficulty breathing and reduced resistance to infections. True False

39 Iron Physical symptoms of an iron deficiency include fatigue, reduced capacity for work, difficulty breathing and reduced resistance to infections. True Correct! Next Question

40 Iron Physical symptoms of an iron deficiency include fatigue, reduced capacity for work, difficulty breathing and reduced resistance to infections. False Incorrect. These are all physical symptoms of iron deficiency. Next Question

41 Iron This vitamin helps enhance the absorption of iron. Vitamin A Vitamin B 1Vitamin B 1 Vitamin C

42 Iron This vitamin helps enhance the absorption of iron. Vitamin A Incorrect. Eating iron-rich foods along with Vitamin C-rich foods (citrus fruits and juices, cantaloupe, tomatoes, cauliflower, potatoes or cabbage) helps to increase the amount of iron that the body absorbs. Next Question

43 Iron This vitamin helps enhance the absorption of iron. Vitamin B 1 Incorrect. Eating iron-rich foods along with Vitamin C-rich foods (citrus fruits and juices, cantaloupe, tomatoes, cauliflower, potatoes or cabbage) helps to increase the amount of iron that the body absorbs. Next Question

44 Iron This vitamin helps enhance the absorption of iron. Vitamin C Correct! Eating iron-rich foods along with Vitamin C-rich foods (citrus fruit and juice, cantaloupe, tomatoes, cauliflower, potatoes or cabbage) helps to increase the amount of iron that the body absorbs. Next Question

45 Iron Consuming heme iron foods along with non-heme iron foods does this to iron absorption. Enhance Inhibit

46 Iron Consuming heme iron foods along with non-heme iron foods does this to iron absorption. Enhance Correct! Next Question

47 Iron Consuming heme iron foods along with non-heme iron foods does this to iron absorption. Inhibit Incorrect. Consuming heme iron along with non-heme iron actually enhances the absorption of iron in the body. Next Question

48 Iron Fiber and zinc inhibit iron absorption. True False

49 Iron Fiber and zinc inhibit iron absorption. True Correct! Avoid eating lots of whole grains (fiber sources) or dark leafy greens and eggs (zinc sources) when aiming to eat an iron-rich meal. Next Question

50 Iron Fiber and zinc inhibit iron absorption. False Incorrect. Avoid eating lots of whole grains (fiber sources) or dark leafy greens and eggs (zinc sources) when aiming to eat an iron-rich meal. Next Question

51 Iron Dairy products do this to iron absorption. Enhance Inhibit

52 Iron Dairy products do this to iron absorption. Enhance Incorrect. When dairy products are consumed with iron sources, less iron is absorbed in the body. Next Question

53 Iron Dairy products do this to iron absorption. Inhibit Correct! When dairy products are consumed with iron sources, less iron is absorbed in the body. Next Question

54 Iron This is the recommended daily intake of iron for women. 18 milligrams (mg) per day 18 micrograms (µg) per day 10 milligrams (mg) per day

55 Iron This is the recommended daily intake of iron for women. 18 milligrams (mg) per day Correct! Women should aim to consume 18 mg of iron daily due to monthly menstruation. This value assumes that 10% of dietary iron is absorbed. Next Question

56 Iron This is the recommended daily intake of iron for women. 18 micrograms (µg) per day Incorrect. Women need 1000 times this amount (18 mg) every day due to monthly menstruation. This value assumes that 10% of dietary iron is absorbed. Next Question

57 Iron This is the recommended daily intake of iron for women. 10 milligrams (mg) per day Incorrect. Women need 18 mg of iron per day due to monthly menstruation. This value assumes that 10% of dietary iron is absorbed. Next Question

58 Iron This is the recommended daily intake of iron for men. 8 micrograms (µg) per day 8 milligrams (mg) per day 20 milligrams (mg) per day

59 Iron This is the recommended daily intake of iron for men. 8 micrograms (µg) per day. Incorrect. Men should aim to consume 8 mg of iron daily. This value assumes that 10% of dietary iron is absorbed. Next Question

60 Iron This is the recommended daily intake of iron for men. 8 milligrams (mg) per day. Correct! Men should aim to consume 8 mg of iron daily. This value assumes that 10% of dietary iron is absorbed. Next Question

61 Iron This is the recommended daily intake of iron for men. 20 milligrams (mg) per day. Incorrect. Men should aim to consume 8 mg of iron daily. This value assumes that 10% of dietary iron is absorbed. Next Question

62 Iron Female athletes need to be extra careful of excess iron loss. True False

63 Iron Female athletes need to be extra careful of excess iron loss. True Correct! Female athletes should eat a well balanced diet and get their iron checked periodically. Next Question

64 Iron Female athletes need to be extra careful of excess iron loss. False Incorrect. Female athletes should eat a well balanced diet and get their iron checked periodically. Next Question

65 Iron Which legume (1/2 cup) contains the most iron? Kidney Beans Peanuts Lentils

66 Iron Which legume contains the most iron? Kidney Beans Incorrect. ½ cup of cooked lentils = 3.3 mg iron ½ cup kidney beans = 2.6 mg iron ½ cup of peanuts = 1.6 mg iron Next Question

67 Iron Which legume contains the most iron? Peanuts Incorrect. ½ cup of cooked lentils = 3.3 mg iron ½ cup kidney beans = 2.6 mg iron ½ cup of peanuts = 1.6 mg iron Next Question

68 Iron Which legume contains the most iron? Lentils Correct! ½ cup of cooked lentils = 3.3 mg iron ½ cup kidney beans = 2.6 mg iron ½ cup of peanuts = 1.6 mg iron Next Question

69 Iron Which of the following fruits contains the most iron? ½ cup of strawberries Three dried apricots One medium banana

70 Iron Which of the following fruits contains the most iron? ½ cup of strawberries Incorrect. 3 dried apricots = 1.5 mg iron 1 medium banana = 0.4 mg of iron ½ cup fresh strawberries = 0.3 mg iron Next Question

71 Iron Which of the following fruits contains the most iron? Three dried apricots Correct! 3 dried apricots = 1.5 mg iron 1 medium banana = 0.4 mg of iron ½ cup fresh strawberries = 0.3 mg iron Next Question

72 Iron Which of the following fruits contains the most iron? One medium banana Incorrect. 3 dried apricots = 1.5 mg iron 1 medium banana = 0.4 mg of iron ½ cup fresh strawberries = 0.3 mg iron Next Question

73 Iron Can iron toxicity be dangerous? Yes No

74 Iron Can iron toxicity be dangerous? Yes Correct! Iron toxicity is rare, but can be dangerous and even fatal if taking excess amounts through supplements. If you are concerned that you might be iron deficient, you can make an appointment with the doctor or dietitian at University Health Services. Next Slide

75 Iron Can iron toxicity be dangerous? No Incorrect. Iron toxicity is rare, but can be dangerous and even fatal if taking excess amounts through supplements. If you are concerned that you might be iron deficient, you can make an appointment with the doctor or dietitian at University Health Services. Next Slide

76 Iron Thanks for playing! Double click on: Iron and Healthy Eating brochure for more information.Iron and Healthy Eating Home Game Page


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