Vitamin d - Lecture 3/10 ← Omega 3 fatty acid • Good fatty acid • HDL is good • LDL makes blood thinner • Excessive intakes of omega 3

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Unformatted text preview: Lecture 3/10: ← Omega 3 fatty acid • Good fatty acid • HDL is good • LDL makes blood thinner • Excessive intakes of omega 3: leads to internal bleeding in unusual cases (only side effect) • If HDL is high, that’s good bc it carries LDL from the blood into the liver • Olive oil and from seafood (salmon); ← vitamin: • necessary, indispensable; vital for nutrient absorption • water soluble: dissolve in body fluids; don’t stay in system more than 24 hrs • fats A,D,E,K—stay in system more than 24 hrs • take 3-4 hrs for most nutrients to be absorbed; being assisted by vitamins • Vitamin C: essential for maintenance of connective issue; prevents breaking down of tissues; cheapest vitamin, found in any acidic food; works in conjunction with iron; if you don’t have enough vitamin C,...
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This note was uploaded on 01/18/2011 for the course ANTHRBIO 364 taught by Professor Frisancho during the Spring '10 term at University of Michigan.

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Vitamin d - Lecture 3/10 ← Omega 3 fatty acid • Good fatty acid • HDL is good • LDL makes blood thinner • Excessive intakes of omega 3

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