Nutrition Day 2 - Nutrition Autonomic Nervous System The...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Nutrition Autonomic Nervous System 17:18 Food record assignment due Friday September 4 The autonomic nervous system Love= assimilation of energy Hate= dissipation of energy Central control system Brain function: coordinate actions, anticipate actions(preparation) Preparation through autonomic nervous system Parasympathetic(relaxing) o Assimilates energy(brings the world into your body) o Discrete enervation o acetylcholine Sympathetic(Stress, anxiety) o Once one part of the sympathetic goes on, the entire system goes on o Uses energy Increase metabolic rate, nutrients flowing, anticipating o “fight or flight” o networked enervation
Background image of page 1

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

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
o norepinephrine eye o pupil: sympathetic=opens; parasympathetic= closes o vision: sympathetic= distance(big things far away); parasympathetic=  close(details) o tears: sympathetic= inhibits; parasympathetic= stimulates salivary glands o salivation: sympathetic= inhibits; parasympathetic= stimulates
Background image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 7

Nutrition Day 2 - Nutrition Autonomic Nervous System The...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 3. Sign up to view the full document.

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