FSCN.ch.2.txt

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  1. Why do we need energy?
    • -build new compounds
    • -muscle contraction
    • -nervous system
    • -ion balance in cells
  2. How do we define energy?
    • Calorie
    • -amt. Of heat needed to increase the temp. of 1 gram of water 1 deg. C (celsious)

    -referred to as kilocalorie
  3. What r the 3 national health statuses?
    • 1) desirable
    • 2) undernutrition
    • 3) overnutrition
  4. What r the two deficiencies in undernutrition, and wut do they mean?
    Subclinical: no symptons visible.

    Clinical: symptoms visible
  5. List two negative effects of overnutrition.
    • 1) toxicities
    • 2) obesity
  6. Nut. Assessment; what r the ABCDE's?
    • Anthropometrics
    • -physical measurements
    • Biochemical
    • -nutrients, metabolites in blood, urine, etc.
    • Clinical
    • -physical evidence of poor health
    • Dietary
    • -foods consumed
    • Environmental
    • -edu. And env. background
  7. What influences disease risk?
    • -env.
    • -lifestyle and diet
    • -genetics

    -genetic mutations in some diseases
  8. What are 6 steps in the scientific method?
    • 1) phenomena observed
    • 2) hypothesis generated
    • 3) research conducted
    • 4) hypothesis is proven/disproven, model formed
    • 5) research results are peer-reviewed
    • 6) results r published and additional expriments r planned.
  9. Are dietary supplements regulated by the FDA?
    • No. No approval rq'd.
    • Doesn't need to be proven safe

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