FDSC 1020 Video 1 Notes
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Date Created: 05/07/16
Will eating like apes save their lives? o Already have high blood pressure and cholesterol o Goal: change diet for 12 days will bring participants back from the break o Theory: are our bodies made for prehistoric diet of fruits and veggies o 11lbs of raw fruits and veggies every day o retested for blood pressure and cholesterol diet had reduced saturated fat by 1/3 and salt by a lot the diet worked by reducing cholesterol by 23% and blood pressure now normal o Theory: We are generically predisposed to a prehistorically diet. o Hypothesis: Eating a diet of raw fruits and vegetables lowers (low in saturated fat and sodium) lowers LDL cholesterol and improves blood pressure levels o Variables: independent (saturated fat, sodium, calories, x factor: fiber, vitamins) dependent (blood pressure, LDL cholesterol, weight, insulin) o Experimental Groupndbaseline o Control group: 2 random group, calorie intake, weight loss, age, gender o Correlation: no correlations measured Could have done amount of x to blood pressure or insulin measured o Application: improved cardiovascular health, dietary recommendations o Unanswered Questions: how physical were the people o Next Study: change the location, make diet more realistic, add a control group o Problems: does not account for the weight loss Can changing your diet give your gut a makeover? o Given pill to with transmitter to measure speed of digestion on the current diet 22 and 42 hours o raise fiber diet to 1.5 oz a day for a week o given a pill game after experiment to follow the next meal post experiment 11 and 12 hours o fiber in the diet increases the speed at which the long intestine pushes food toward the anus along with lowering cholesterol and reducing some cancers o Theory: Can garlic help your sex life? o 4 cloves of garlic a day slice or cut and must be raw eaten within 10 min of cutting o cholesterol is preventing blood from flowing to the penis o will continue to eat normal diet o allicin reduced cholesterol in the penis and also relaxes the muscles in the base of the penis o observe 3 months later James there was no difference, but the drug for blood pressure could be preventing the garlic from working David the trial worked o Also important that it can pick up heart disease Who produces more gas? Men or Woman? o Wear a suit (fart pants) to collect gas from body for 24 hrs o Men had more gas o 1 balloon a day or about 3.3 L o colon eats gas though o
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