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Nut ri t ion Type I I diabetes (begins later in life as a result of poor nut ri t ion and poor exercise habits)
Insulin reduces blood sugar by driving nut rients into cells Antioxidants: substances that consume free radicals that would otherwise damage cells
Phytochemicals: substances that occur in produce-not essential nut r ients but may promote
health Acid/Base Balance
When too much acidity in blood as a result of consuming acidic food—
Blood draws base from 3 places
1. K idneys
3. Muscle (amino acid-glutamine) I ncrease in the hormone glucagon: opens doors of fat cells
Glucagon works the opposite way of insulin, which drives nutrients into cells ...
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This note was uploaded on 09/09/2011 for the course PSY 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at UCSB.
- Spring '11