Nutrition Part 2

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Nutrition Part 2
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2014-05-05 22:27:47
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  1. free radicals
    • normal wastes produced from cell metabolism
    • can damage healthy cell leading to cancer and chronic disease
  2. antioxidants
    destroy free radical
  3. Vitamin/Mineral with anti-oxidant function
    • A: Vit A
    • C: Vit C
    • E: Vit E
    • S: Selenium
  4. Foods with antioxidants/ phytochemicals
    • berries
    • tomatoes
    • green tea
    • pomegranates
    • grapes
    • coco
    • spinach/ egg yolk
  5. berries antioxidant
    anthocyanin
  6. tomatoes antioxidant
    lycopene
  7. grapes antioxidant
    resveratrol
  8. spinach/ egg yolk antioxidant
    lutein
  9. Thiamine
    Vit B1
  10. Thiamine Function
    • carb metabolism for energy
    • nerve function for muscle action
  11. Thiamine Sources
    • lean pork
    • whole or enriched grains
    • flours
    • legumes
    • seeds
    • nuts
  12. Thiamine deficiency
    Beriberi= ataxia (muscle weakness/loss of coordination), tachycardia
  13. Thiamine toxicity
    n/a
  14. enriched
    nutrient taken out and added back in

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