FUNDAMENTALS OF NUTRITION
FUNDAMENTALS OF NUTRITION NTR 306
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This 1 page Class Notes was uploaded by Mrs. Adriana Beier on Sunday September 6, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to NTR 306 at University of Texas at Austin taught by Jeanne Freeland in Fall. Since its upload, it has received 39 views. For similar materials see /class/181390/ntr-306-university-of-texas-at-austin in Nutrition and Food Sciences at University of Texas at Austin.
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Date Created: 09/06/15
NTR 306 Copper Functions of Copper 0 Prevention of anemia 0 Formation of myelin sheath around nerves 0 Elastin and collagen synthesis 0 Oxidation o Pigmentation Deficiency of Cu 0 Cardiovascular defect aneurysm 0 Anemia 0 Bone fragility o Degeneration ofnervous system 0 Defect in pigmentation and hair Deficiency in Children 0 Infants fed exclusively cow39s milk 0 Menke39s kinky hair syndrome I Generic Menke39s kinky hair syndrome 0 Generic defect in Cu absorption I Intestinal cells cannot release Cu to blood resulting in Cu deficiency 0 Low levels of seum Cu and ceculloplasmin o Develops I Growth failure I Abnormal connective tissue Toxicity of Cu 0 Drinking acidic juices in copperware 1015 mg Nausea vomiting Liver and kidney damage Convulsions Metallic taste Tachycardia I Larger amounts fatal Good sources of Cu 0 Liver shellfish 0 Nuts whole grains 0 Raising legumes OOOOO
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