Lecture 19

Lecture 19 - Lecture 19 Final Tues 3/18 3-5 pm Future of...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Lecture 19 Final Tues 3/18 3-5 pm Review Sun 3-6 WLH 2001 Future of Nutrition Nutritional genomics Functional foods Eastern approaches Slow food movement Why are environmental toxins important - Bioaccumulation – up foodchain - Synergistic effects- multiple toxins - Vulnerable populations – infants, elderly , pregnant women Immune compromised people Body burden – total burden of toxic chemicals in the body Biomonitoring – measures levels of toxins in body Lead – neurotoxins impairs brain development in children Symptoms: irritability, weakness, dizziness, anemia, bizarre and aggressive behavior Sours: lead gasoline paint (sweet) Recent body burden study toxin (flame retardant) avg US 35 ppb Dad 102 Mom 138 Daughter 490 (3y) Son (20 months) 838 Neurological effects > 300 pph in rats Future of nutrition Personalized nutrition and nutritional genomics - Goal individualized recommendations based on nutritional status, physiology, and genetic of individual.
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 3

Lecture 19 - Lecture 19 Final Tues 3/18 3-5 pm Future of...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online