NS 115 - Salivary Gland - Sorbitol o Natural sugar that...

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Salivation o Lubrication, antibacterials, begins digestion o Lingual Lipase Breaks down triglycerides into a diglyceride and fatty acid o Amylase Breaks starch into simple sugars Taste o We’re born with taste for sweet o Can’t taste salt Nursing Bottle Syndrome o Kid falls asleep with a bottle o Sleep inhibits saliva which contain anti-bacterial o The bacteria on the bottle attacks the sugars on the teeth
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Unformatted text preview: Sorbitol o Natural sugar that contains decay fighting property Saccharin o Can cause cancer in high doses Aspartame o Breaks apart into amino acid phenylalanine which can be toxic, and methanol which can also be toxic at high doses (the body produces both naturally) Sucrolose...
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2010 for the course NS 1150 taught by Professor Levitsky during the Fall '05 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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