NS 115 final review

NS 115 final review - NS 115: FINAL REVIEW What can you do...

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NS 115: FINAL REVIEW What can you do to minimize your risk of cancer? o Examine yourself o Know family history- genetics is not 100%, certain are more vulnerable than others o Don’t smoke o Limit exposure to sun o Eat fruits and veggies o Limit consumption of meats and fats When you have max storage of fat, you push the storage limit and bad things happen o Limit alcohol consumption <2 oz/day. . a lil keeps HDL levels up (1 drink a day) o Prevent overweight? o Exercise o Maintain a “positive” attitude What food practices increase risk of cancer? o Smoking cigarettes o Any vitamin or mineral deficiency o Grain storage- aflatoxin o Smoking foods- BBQ, charcoaling, deep frying o Salk-pickling What role does vit A play in the body? o Prevents night blindness o Critical role in cell division- cellular reproduction o Maintaining integrity of epithelial cells (cornea of eye, skin) o bone growth and cellular differentiation o Keeps immune system up What do prayer and vit c have in common? o
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This test prep was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course NS 1150 taught by Professor Levitsky during the Fall '05 term at Cornell.

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NS 115 final review - NS 115: FINAL REVIEW What can you do...

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