Lecture 13 - Blood health _ immunity _Fe, Zn, Folate_ - B_W

Lecture 13 - Blood health _ immunity _Fe, Zn, Folate_ - B_W...

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Someone NEW! Professor  Sharon E Fleming,  Ph.D. Office Hours 11 am-1 pm, Tuesdays 229 Morgan Hall
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Lecture 13: Blood Health and Immunity Recommended Readings: From Thompson et al, The Science of  Nutrition, parts of Chapter 12.
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Important Words Acute phase response Anemia Antigen Barrier function B-cell Blood Cell Centrifuge Cyte Cytotoxic DRI Enzyme Erythrocytes Erythropoeisis Folate Heme Hemoglobin Immune system Inflammation Iron Leukocytes Lymphocytes Lysozyme Macrocytic anemia Macrophages Memory cell Microcytic anemia Mucus Myoglobin Neural tube Neutrophil Non-specific immune function Phago Phagocyte Platelets Primary immune response Specific immune function T-cell Tissue Vitamin C Vitamin E Zinc  2
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Blood’s role in health Ability to prevent disease Ability to improve or maintain health Better health Worse health High Low 3 Nutrition makes  a difference here! And - Nutrition makes  a difference here!
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Lecture Outline How does the immune system help to  prevent disease The role of blood in maintaining health Nutrients involved in maintaining healthy  Folate) Consequences of inadequate intakes of  these nutrients  4
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Functions of the Immune System? Protection from infectious diseases Help heal wounds Guards against cancer development Immune system = network of cells and tissues that guard against and destroy invading chemicals and organisms 5
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Poor Nutrition Can Impair the Immune System Impaired immune function occurs with: Insufficient protein intake Inadequate energy intakes Obesity Insufficient intakes of minerals including Zinc Copper Iron* Especially in children Increased inflammation Reduced numbers of important cells called lymphocytes Reduced function of important cells including * Iron overload can also impair immune function. 6
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Components of the Immune System 1. Non-specific immune function, also known as  innate immunity  Contributors - tissues - mucus - enzymes - chemicals - specific cells Eg. skin, GI tract, nasal membranes Eg. mucus lining of gut, nose, lungs Eg. inflammatory cmpds that cause  redness, pain, heat and swelling 7
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