Nutrition Powerpoint 4
Nutrition Powerpoint 4 NUTR-23511-009
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Amy Turk on Monday April 4, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to NUTR-23511-009 at Kent State University taught by Dr. Tanya Falcone in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 11 views. For similar materials see Science of Nutrition in Nutrition and Food Sciences at Kent State University.
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Nutrition Powerpoint 4 ● 50% of what affects health has to do with behaviors (lifestyles) ○ genetics - 20% ● we are seeing more and more toxic levels of vitamins and minerals ● rickets = vitamin D deficiency ○ symptom of vitamin D deficiency is bowed legs ○ vitamin D and calcium are found in the bones and teeth ○ poris bones ■ most of our weight is carried in our pelvis up ● a lot of weight on the legs ● any deficiency in children is non reversible ○ children need vitamins and minerals to develop ● pellagra = niacin deficiency ○ symptoms = “necklace around neck” ■ dermatitis ■ dementia ■ diarrhea ■ death ● the best source of vitamin D is salmon ○ has almost twice as much as milk ● heart disease is the leading cause of death ● diabetes is 100% preventable through diet and exercise ● high sugar intake does not cause diabetes ○ obesity causes diabetes ○ (excessive body fat) ○ sugar is a risk factor for obesity ● chronic = longterm ○ 6 months ● acute = short term ● chronic inflammation is associated with diabetes and heart disease ● if children are slightly overweight, it’s fine ○ the weight is likely to be dispersed once they get older ○ obesity is a problem ■ poor eating habits ● convenience ● its faster ● hypertension = high blood pressure ○ someone could have high blood pressure and not even know it ○ “silent killer” ● iron is the core of every blood cell ○ deficiency in women and children ■ directly associated with intellectual disabilities ■ women breastfeed their babies ■ poor motor control, poor problem solving ● vegans or vegetarians are at a higher risk of iron deficiency ○ commonly found in red meats ○ green leafy vegetables only when paired with vitamin C ● after menopause, estrogen dramatically drops along with the body’s ability to absorb vitamin D ● oxidative stress caused by hypertension, pollution, diet, stress ● antioxidants heal it ● chronic inflammation is a sign of diabetes, heart disease, osteoporosis ● the diseases are all interrelated ● 50% of the population is actually sensitive to dietary cholesterol ○ genetics ● as dietary cholesterol increases, blood cholesterol increases ● good genes could deteriorate down the road with poor health and habits ● fruits and vegetables decrease the risk of cancer ● anything in excess will cause obesity ○ becomes a malnutrition state ○ eat well balanced diet ● prevention ○ portion control ○ exercise ○ quality of food