MNT Week Three notes
MNT Week Three notes NUTR 342-31
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This 1 page Class Notes was uploaded by Olivia Notetaker on Sunday February 7, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to NUTR 342-31 at La Salle University taught by Professor Danowski in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 34 views. For similar materials see Medical Nutrition Therapy in Nutrition and Food Sciences at La Salle University.
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Date Created: 02/07/16
MNT week three February 3 - Gout: Inflammatory disease!- due to elevated serum concentrations of uric acid (forming crystals) o Body can’t get rid of uric acid so it just builds up in the body o Resolves in 5-10 days IF kidneys are working o If you have it once, you can have it again o Crash dieting- rapid weight loss- malnutrition. Body breaks down muscle leading to decreased urine excretion of uric acid - Lupus: o Body produces antibodies when attacking itself o Flare ups appear and disappear o Affects African American population (especially woman at child bearing age) o Restrict fat- especially saturated fat o Avoid zinc and iron but not too much because you don’t want any deficiencies (just limit) - Fibromyalgia o Etiology may be due to traumatic events like a car crash or injury with repetitive motions o Very vague o Regular physical activity is extremely important for treatment but people don’t want to do this since they’re in so much pain (in joints) o Consume berries, nuts, sprouts o Weight loss helps because it takes pressure off of joints o Increase fruits/veg., increase fiber, eat fish twice a week o Stress management and meditation (yoga) help!
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