PSY 353 In-Class Notes Week 4
PSY 353 In-Class Notes Week 4 PSY 353
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Date Created: 09/25/16
PSY 353 InClass Notes Week 4 Emphasized Inclass Nutrition ● Critical to health (Psychological & Physiological) ○ Decreases depression ○ Restores health in addictions ■ ie) vitamin B for alcohol addicts ○ Heal major illnesses ■ ie)veggies reverse heart disease Four basic nutrients ● Water composes body/ maintains homeostasis ● Carbohydrates body energy (found in a majority of plants & milk/milk products ○ Simple carbs: fruits ○ Complex carbs: foods rich in carbs (grains) ● Proteins: growth and development of body; essential for body tissue building ○ Amino acids (21) wear out to be replaced ○ Neurons develop through fat essential (infancy/ pregnancy) ○ starvation= deterioration of muscle to supply body with slow cognitive function ● Fats stores of energy Food Choices ● Difference of not growing own food ○ 21st century majority of people do not produce own produce ○ No nutritional requirements ■ Junk food ● Improving Nutritional Health ○ Education= formation of nutrition (complete protein like yogurt) ○ Healthy Food substitutes (soy milk) ○ Creating new habits ○ Growing in purpose (asking questions of what do we want when we’re older) Physical Activity & Brain Functioning 1. Aerobic: increase heart & respiration rate (running) 2. Anaerobic: stationary w/o increase in oxygen (weightlifting) ● Research = exercising x3 per week increase physiological growth in brain ○ neurogenesis new growth in brain cells (exercise increase) ○ Phys. activity veins increase with stimulation of neurogenesis ■ Increases oxygen intake through blood vessels ■ Increase strength of frontal lobe ● Counter Cultural Change ○ Activity to promotion ■ Decrease brain injury symptoms ○ Start integrating basic health needs in life
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