Lecture_36_Nurtaceuticals

Lecture_36_Nurtaceuticals - Partnership For Honduran Health...

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Unformatted text preview: Partnership For Honduran Health • Global Health Summer Trip • Fulfill Global Health Minor • 2 Credit Seminar Class •Thursday, November 29 th • Rockefeller Hall 132 • Starts @ 4:45pm General Interest Meeting A Global Health Opportunity that will Make a Difference In Honduras [email protected] Relax before study week and final exams start! RELAX AT THE STRAIGHT Friday, November 30th, 3 - 6 pm Memorial Room, Willard Straight Hall Come to our end of semester de-stressing event! FREE MASSAGE , arts and crafts, board games, jugglers, origami, and giveaways. Make a small gift for someone for the holidays . REE PIZZA , beverages and sweets will be served! Co-sponsored by Cornell Minds Matter and the Origami Club Funded in part by SAFC From Last Lecture Government attempt to justify current dietary pyramid NUTRACEUTICALS and ALTERNATIVE HEALING Hippocrates once said, "Let food be your medicine." Contains Salicin • converted to acetyl-salicylic acid in liver • Major anti-inflammatory effects • Due to block of prostaglandin synthesis- Responsible for fevers- Swelling White Willow Bark Aspirin (Bayer) Ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil, Nuprin) • Anti-inflamatory Acetaminophen (Tylenol) • Only relieves fever White Willow Bark Aspirin Coffee • Caffeine Tea • Theophylline Chocolate • Theobromine • Phenylethylamine (?) Actions: • CNS- Potentiates SNS by sensitizing NE receptors- Relaxes smooth bronchial muscle • Potentiates ephedrine Xanthines Ephedra • Also known as Ma Huang • "Herbalife" • Ephedrine • Sympathomimetic • Effect exaggerated by aspirin • Stimulants suppress appetite • Exacerbates hypertension. Saw Palmetto...
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This note was uploaded on 09/26/2010 for the course NS 1150 taught by Professor Levitsky during the Spring '05 term at Cornell.

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