Kinesiology 3337A/B Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Calorie Restriction, Lean Body Mass, Menopause

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Harvard school of public health older people with high blood levels of omega-3 ffa"s decreased mortality rates (27%). Decreased rates of heart disease 35% Lower levels of depression, and protect against alzheimer"s and dementia. Not simply oxidized to carbon dioxide and water. Deaminated in liver n + s (ammonia) are excreted in urine and feces. Broken down into amino acids (don"t need to know the amino acids), but when they are broken down to amino acids they can be used as fuel. Under starvation conditions we break down muscle to give us energy. Oxidation of leucine (amino acid) during exercise: Quantifying intensity as litre of oxygen consumed per hour. As intensity increases, we use more protein as substrate. Males tend to burn more protein than females, between 5-15% from the total energy requirement. Protein (ptn) oxidation in men and women at rest, before (pre-training) and after (post-training) a 4-week endurance training program:

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