Review discussion - `Review discussion Don't need to do any equations but are responsible for what goes into the equation BMI/BMR cant account for

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‘Review – discussion: - Don’t need to do any equations, but are responsible for what goes into the equation - BMI/BMR – cant account for things like muscle, based on population averages and not individualized - Low lactase activity – lactose intolerant o Lactase persistence – can break down lactose o Lactase shortage or stopping – lactose intolerance - Video – common sense - Vitamins: o A, b, c, d, e deficiency causes – where they are working C involved in immune response – deficiency – scurby o Go in to depth on e o Folate, thiamin, niacin – deficiencies Folate – evolution of skin color – need more folic acid during pregnancy o Don’t need to focus too much on tanning o What in your body causes skin color Melanin Carotene Hemoglobin o Evolution of skin color – latitude, vitamin d, folate – Body reacts to the sun by tanning itself – solar radiation degrades the folate Melanocytes up the amount of melanin to protect folate Dark skin evolved to protect folate - Last lecture – development and human growth (not on pregnancy or lactation lecture
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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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Review discussion - `Review discussion Don't need to do any equations but are responsible for what goes into the equation BMI/BMR cant account for

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