The Science Of Nutrition (BIO208) WA2

The Science Of Nutrition (BIO208) WA2 - Describe the body's...

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Describe the body's mechanisms for controlling blood glucose levels under normal and stress conditions. Carbohydrates are the primary source of energy for the human body because it supplies the Glucose which is stored in the body prominently in the liver as glycogen. As, it’s quite important for us the continuous supply of it; but it may not be the case always. It is been said that in order for the body to perform at its best the glucose homeostasis should be maintain at its normal level, therefore, that way the cells could sustain themselves, because if the levels fall below the proper level the person would experience dizziness and weakness and if the glucose raise higher that it’s normal the person would experience tiredness and fatigue, if any of this system occur and the person doesn’t get help it could end in the individual’s dead. If blood glucose falls below its normal the body would experiences the hormones calls Epinephrine, which is also known as adrenalin, is a naturally occurring hormone that signals
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This note was uploaded on 03/04/2012 for the course BIO 208 taught by Professor Steve during the Winter '11 term at Thomas Edison State.

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