Chapter 9 Quick Notes
Deficient body fatness threatens survival during a famine or when a person must fight a disease.
Obesity raises the risks of developing many chronic diseases and other illnesses.
Central obesity is particularly hazardous to health.
Chapter 11 quick notes
Adequate nutrition is necessary for normal immune system functioning.
Both deficient and excessive nutrients can harm the immune system.
Inflammation is part of the bodys immune defense system.
Sustained inflammation can worsen a nu
Chapter 7 Notes
Definition and Classification of Vitamins
Vitamins organic compounds that are vital to life and indispensable to body functions but are
needed only in minute amounts non caloric essential nutrients.
Vitamins play vital role in many body fu
Chapter 8 Notes
Water makes up 60% of an adults weight.
Soft tissues contain a lot of water: brain and muscles 75-80% water by weight. Bones 25% water.
Water is near universal solvent and it dissolves amino acids, glucose, minerals etc