Lecture 27- Malnutrition & Cancer

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Unformatted text preview: Lecture 27: Malnutrition and Cancer 16/12/2009 15:09:00 ← Protein Balance • Protein in = Protein out • Positive = when there is more protein in than out o Growth o Pregnancy o Exercise • Negative o Dieting o Stress o Illness o Inactivity ← ← Eating Protein??? • High Protein – High Fat Diets • Low Carbohydrate Diet (DRV) o 15 % Protein o 55% Carbs o 30% Fat • Atkin’s Diet o 35% Protein o 5 % Carbs o 60% Fat • Weight loss from high protein diet o Lose sodium Lose water o Inhibition of appetite High blood amino acids Delayed gastric emptying Reduce # of foods o No evidence that diets are effective in the long-term o Might be Hazardous Consuming high protein causes Ca loss from bone: osteoporosis?- YES Renal failure o Could be used as a technique to reduce daily intake ← ← Prions • Mad Cow Disease • Animals: bovine spongiform encephalopathy Humans: Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease • Prion Protein (PRP) is found in the neurons, in a coiled form, called PRPc. o PRP from disease comes and uncoils the PRPc o Collapses with cellular prions into nasty prions...
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  • Malnutrition, High protein diet, high protein, Inactivity Eating Protein, high protein causes, Protein – High

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