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Preconception ch 2 - (hormones sperm production 4 Discuss...

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Preconception Nutrition, Chapter 2 – Objectives 1. Define key words: fertility, infertility, miscarriage, embryo, fetus, menstrual cycle, follicle, corpus luteum, prostaglandins, androgens, pelvic inflammatory disease, endometriosis, amenorrhea, oligomenorrhea, endocrine , ova, puberty, ovary, uterus, fallopian tube, Body mass index (BMI), atresia 2. Describe the phases of the menstrual cycle and explain the functions of the hormones involved. (GnRH, FSH, LH, estrogen, progesterone.) 3. Describe the male reproductive system.
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Unformatted text preview: (hormones, sperm production). 4. Discuss factors nutrition-related related to impaired fertility in males and females. 5. Discuss the following dietary components with respect to their effect on fertility: strict vegetarian, (low fat, high fiber diet; soy), caffeine, and alcohol. 6. Define BMIs (Body Mass Index) for underweight, normal weight, overweight and obesity. Recognize that fertility is often compromised in women who are underweight or obese....
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