Lecture 16- Energy Balance

Lecture 16- Energy Balance - Lecture16:EnergyBalance...

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

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Lecture 16: Energy Balance 18/05/2010 23:34:00 Two Main Killers: Diabetes Cardiovascular Disease o Both related to your body weight  In the past 40 years, there has been a large increase in the percent of overweight  individuals Now considered an epidemic Energy Balance Chang in Weight = Change in Energy IN – Change in Energy OUT Pyruvates (from amino acids and glucose) and fats combine with Aceytl CoA in  Mitochondria and used in the process of ATP ATP = ENERGY Estimating Energy Content of Food  Calorie (really kilocalorie) o Amount of heat required to raise 1 cc of water 1 degree centigrade. Joule o Amount of work done by a force of 1 Newton acting over a distance of  one meter. o 1 Kcal = 4.2 Kilojoules Bomb Calorimeter Dried sample Oxygen Spark 
Background image of page 1

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

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Measure rise in Temperature o carbs = 4.15 kcal/gm
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.

This note was uploaded on 11/29/2010 for the course NS 1150 at Cornell.

Page1 / 5

Lecture 16- Energy Balance - Lecture16:EnergyBalance...

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