Nutrition Highlight 11 & 13
Nutrition Highlight 11 & 13 Nutrition 101
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Rachel Counce on Wednesday March 11, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to Nutrition 101 at University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa taught by Lori Greene in Spring2015. Since its upload, it has received 53 views.
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Date Created: 03/11/15
Rachel Counce Nutrition Highlight 11 amp 13 Antioxidants Phytochemicals and Functional Foods Antioxidants and Free Radials Free radical 0 Created by oxygen reacting with body s compound 0 Other causes UV rays air pollution and tobacco o Damage fatty acids DNA RNA and proteins Antioxidant Defending Against Free Radicals System of nutrients against oxidants o Selenium magnesium and zinc o Antioxidant Vitamins Vitamin E o Defends body lipids Betacarotene o Defends lipid membranes Vitamin C o Protects other tissues More Antioxidants in my Diet Antioxidant Exam 3 Unpalred Electron Electron 39 Donation Choose more foods rich in betacarotene vitamin C and minerals Choose fats high in vitamin E Phytochemicals and Functional Foods Found in plant derived foods 0 Have biological activity in the body Physiological effects 0 Suppression of diseases 0 Adverse effects if consumed in excess Functional foods 0 Contain bioactive compounds Phytochemicals Defending against cancer 0 Protects against DNA damage 0 Soybeans gt Phytoestrogen Tomatoes 0 Lycopene Defending against heart disease 0 Flavonoids Free Radical Rachel Counce Exam 3 2 Food sources whole grains legumes soy vegetables fruit herbs teas chocolate wine 2 Heart protection factors 0 Plant sterols Defending against other diseases 0 Insulin resistance 0 In ammation Functional Foods All foods that have a potentially beneficial effect on health 0 Whole 0 Fortified Characteristics similar to food and drugs Consumption patterns for beneficial effect Cost
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