Lecture 26- Protein - Lecture26:ProteinMalnutrition...

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16/12/2009 13:50:00 Can Iron Supplementation Be Harmful Malaria  o Anemic people are resistant to malaria o Iron supplements increase malaria cases Low Iron levels kill the bacteria preventing Malaria o Cytokines release Hepcidin from liver o Hepcidin inhibits release of iron from cells Blocks Transferin from entering blood stream o High blood iron correlated with CVD Increase rate of oxidation of LDL o Giving Blood lowers risk of CVD Anemia Iron Deficiency Anemia Megaloblastic Anemia o Caused by inadequate levels of Folate during red blood cell division  o Cell doesn’t divide= macrocyte  o Causes of MA Folic Acid Deficiency B12 Deficiency Both are necessary to make homocystine back to  methionine Results in Neural Tube Defect: Spinal Bifida Folic Acid Deficiency – Folic Acid Fortification Foods? o
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Lecture 26- Protein - Lecture26:ProteinMalnutrition...

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