Lecture 31 Vitamin D - Lecture 31 Foods and Cancer NS 1150...

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Unformatted text preview: Lecture 31 Foods and Cancer NS 1150 Announcement PRELIM II Rebuttal Session Tuesday, Nov. 16 th 7:00pm G71MVR Minimizing Risk of Cancer 1. Dont Smoke 2. Minimize caloric intake 3. Maximize intake of fruits and vegies How about Vitamin C? 1. Good anti-oxidant 2. Good evidence that it acts as anti-cancer agent in the laboratory 3. Good evidence that people who eat food rich in Vitamin C have lower risk of cancer 4. No evidence that taking Vitamin C supplements reduces risk of cancer! Does Vitamin C counter stress? 1.Stored in adrenal medulla 2.Released during sympathetic stimulation 3.Facilitates the conversion of tyrosine to NE and E 4.Stress reduces Vitamin C content of adrenal 5.No evidence that improves performance under stress 6.Can cause "RUNNERS DIARRHEA" Major function of Vitamin C 1.Important for formation and integrity of collagen 2.Collagen important protein to maintain capillaries. 3.Deficiency causes Scurvy Scurvy 1.In children causes poor growth 2.In adults causes a.Easy bruising b.Bleeding gums c.Tender joints d. Scurvy nails Sailors Disease 1.Colds are caused by 1....
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Lecture 31 Vitamin D - Lecture 31 Foods and Cancer NS 1150...

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