NTR_300_lipids_CHD - Fundamentals of Nutrition Coronary...

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1 Fundamentals of Nutrition Coronary Heart Disease NTR 300 Dr. WH Turnbull Unless otherwise stated, all slides and information are derived from: Food Nutrition & Diet Therapy and Krause's Food & Nutrition Therapy, 11th 12th Edns ., 2004 & 2008. By Mahan & Escott-Stump, Publ. Saunders Perspectives in Nutrition, 7th Ed., 2007. By Wardlaw & Hampl, Publ. Mc Graw Hill
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2 Objectives To gain a basic understanding of what coronary heart disease is, the causes of it, the medical and nutritional treatment of it, the assessment of patients, and the blood biochemistry which can be done to assess patients. Further, to study the different blood lipids.
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3 What Is Coronary Heart Disease? Myocardial infarction occurs when blood and oxygen fails to reach areas of the heart causing the heart to stop working and the brain becomes oxygen deficient.
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4 What Is Coronary Heart Disease? Cont.d The causes are unclear but in simple terms the following occurs: Continuous wear and tear to the blood vessels can cause blood flow to become turbulent and as a result they have to undergo continuous repair by platelets which can form clots. Collagen is used to repair the vessels, which thickens them.
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5 What Is Coronary Heart Disease? Cont.d When blood lipids, which have been oxidized try to penetrate the vessel walls they can not do so. White blood cells attack & destroy these
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This note was uploaded on 11/21/2011 for the course PUBH 1517 taught by Professor Paula.goldberg during the Winter '11 term at Life Chiropractic College West.

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NTR_300_lipids_CHD - Fundamentals of Nutrition Coronary...

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