NFSC100 Exam 3 Review

NFSC100 Exam 3 Review - Nutritional Deficiency: Primary...

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Nutritional Deficiency: Primary Stage- problem with dietary intake. Secondary Stage- problem inside of the body. Iron deficiency is the major micronutrient deficiency in the US and worldwide. Infants, children, elderly, and women of the fertile age are vulnerable to it. Anemia. In Iron deficiency Red blood cells are small and pale. See book for deficiency chart. Water soluble vitamins are less toxic than fat because they have less tissue storage. Look at chart for toxic nutrients. *Coenzymes: Riboflavin, Thiamin, Niacin, Vit B-6; Cofactors: Iron, Copper Glucose, fatty acids, and amino acids need to be broken down into acetyl COA so they can be use as energy. Nutrients required for RBC formation are: Folate, and Vit B-12 are needed for proper cell divison. Iron and copper are required for hemoglobin. Macrocytic Anemia: Caused by folate and Vit B-12 deficiency. Blood Cells Increase in size. Microcytic Anemia: Cause by Iron and Copped Deficiency. Blood cells are small and pale. Iron is absorbed in the intestine, where excessive iron is stored in ferritin. The iron travels into and
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2009 for the course NFSC 100 taught by Professor Jackson during the Spring '09 term at Maryland.

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