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Lecture 2-14 ntr sec2 - 90 in membrane 2 Component of bile...

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Lecture 2-14 Atherosclerosis Definition- process where plaque builds up in arteries Arteriosclerosis is hardening and loss of elasticity of artery walls General term Cerebrovascular Disease vs. Stroke Stroke – blockage or rupture of blood vessel Hemorrhagic – cerebral; brain bleeds into space between brain and skull from rupture of artery High intake of omega – 3 F.A. Ischemia – blood clot (embolus) interruption of blood flow 5 Things cholesterol does 1. Cell membranes – comp. of lipid layer.
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Unformatted text preview: 90% in membrane 2. Component of bile acid 3. Used to make hormones 4. Excreted in Feces 5. Accumulation in blood vessels Fat Digestion Exogenous – dietary fat coming in Endogenous – dietary fat, cholesterol produced in liver VLDL – very low density lipoprotein FH. – Familial Hypercholesterolemia Both alleles inherited Genetic defect – LOL receptor can’t take it out of blood Total Cholesterol = HDL + LDL + VLOL Pg. 622 risk factors...
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