118 CulturalFood-Health Implication

118 CulturalFood-Health Implication - in the occurrence of...

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Effects of Fasting Increases in uric acid blood pressures when there is weight loss in men who are non-obese High rates of kidney stones and angina pectoris during period of fasting
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Diet-related chronic diseases Coronary heart diseases, hypertension, diabetes, cancer and obesity Rapid change in food consumption patterns and socioeconomic status during the past three decades are thought to be responsible for the increase in diet-related chronic diseases Increases in tobacco smoking and sedentary lifestyles have played a vital role
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Unformatted text preview: in the occurrence of some diet-related chronic diseases Toxic Therapeutic Food Items • Some of the traditional botanical remedies in large quantities or with specific preparations may be harmful or toxic • Examples: – Nutmeg – Opium hoppy – African Rue – Licorice Roots – Lavender leaves – Pomegranate Works Cited • UT Library Database – Musaiger, A., & O'Sullivan, K. (1998, November 2). Editorial. International Journal of Food Sciences & Nutrition, p. S1. Retrieved from Academic Search Complete database....
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