Test your vitamin and heart health smarts by matching each question with a colored heart (the answers are below).
  1. A deficiency of which vitamin has been shown to contribute to cardiovascular disease, including strokes, heart attacks, and congestive heart failure?
  2. Which vitamin is essential for helping calcium bind to the body’s bone mineral matrix, preventing the mineral from collecting in blood vessels (where it can cause problems)?
  3. Which vitamin plays a fundamental role in promoting the body’s production of collagen, an essential nutrient for artery, joint, and skin health?
  4. Which vitamin is the most important component of CoQ10, necessary for energy and cardiovascular health?
  5. Which vitamin has been shown in studies to lower Lp(a), a dangerous form of cholesterol that, when elevated, increases heart attack risk?

Choices:

  • Vitamin C
  • Pantothenic Acid
  • Vitamin D
  • Niacin
  • Vitamin K

Answers:

  1. Vitamin D
  2. Vitamin K
  3. Vitamin C
  4. Pantothenic Acid
  5. Niacin

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