Chapter11 - Chapter Outline for Nutrition Concepts and Controversies 11e Chapter 11 Diet and Health I Nutrition and Immunity II The Concept of Risk

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Chapter Outline for  Nutrition: Concepts and Controversies  11e Chapter 11 – Diet and Health I. Nutrition and Immunity II. The Concept of Risk Factors III. Cardiovascular Diseases A. Atherosclerosis 1. How plaques form 2. Plaques and blood pressure 3. Plaques and blood clots B. Risk factors for CVD 1. Age, gender, and genetic inheritance 2. High LDL and low HDL cholesterol 3. Twin demons—hypertension and atherosclerosis 4. Diabetes 5. Physical inactivity 6. Smoking 7. Atherogenic diet 8. Obesity and metabolic syndrome 9. Other risk actors C. Diet to reduce CVD risk 1. Controlling dietary lipids 2. Effects of whole foods, fiber, nutrients, and phytochemicals 3. Alcohol 4. Other dietary factors 5. More strategies against CVD IV. Nutrition and Hypertension A. How does blood pressure work in the body? 1. The role of the kidneys 2. The threat from atherosclerosis 3. The roles of other risk factors B. How does nutrition affect hypertension? 1. Weight control and physical activity 2. Salt, sodium, and blood pressure 3. Alcohol 4. Calcium, potassium, magnesium, and vitamin C V. Complementary and Alternative Medicine VI. Nutrition and Cancer A. How does cancer develop? B. Which dietary factors most influence a person’s risk of developing cancer? 1. Energy balance 2. Fat and fatty acids 3. Alcohol 4. Red meats 5. Fiber-rich foods and fluid
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6. Folate and other vitamins 7. Calcium and other minerals 8. Foods and phytochemicals VII. Conclusion VIII. Diet as Preventive Medicine A. Dietary guidelines for disease prevention B. Reduce saturated fat and  trans  fat intake C. Include fruits, vegetables, legumes, and whole grains D. Go for variety E. Be physically active IX. Reversing the Obesity Epidemic—Where to Begin? A. The debate B. Does our culture make obesity likely? C. Physical activity 1. The war on physical activity 2. Some barriers to physical activity D. Food habits 1. The need for convenience 2. Eating out more often E. Income, food costs, and energy density F. Food advertising and portion sizes 1. The “buy more” strategy 2. The effects of increasing portion sizes on body weight 3. Concerns about marketing to children G. The food industry speaks out H. Toward a fitness-prone society 1. A new menu of consumer choices 2. The government’s roles 3. The power of the individual Glossary Chapter 11  AIDS acquired immune deficiency syndrome caused by infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV),  which is transmitted primarily by sexual contact, contact with infected blood, needles shared among drug users, or  fluids transferred from an infected mother to her fetus or infant.  aneurysm the ballooning out of an artery wall at a point that is weakened by deterioration. 
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Chapter11 - Chapter Outline for Nutrition Concepts and Controversies 11e Chapter 11 Diet and Health I Nutrition and Immunity II The Concept of Risk

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