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Department
Nutritional Sciences And Toxicology
Course
NUSCTX 104
Professor
Krasne D
Semester
Spring

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11717 I. Biocultural Framework A. Interchangeable arrows B. II. Nutritional Status A. Definition: health as influenced by intake of nutrients B. Det. by organism C. Essential nutrient: nutrient cannot be made by body, must be eaten D. Malnutrition: underover nutrition III. Human Nut. Needs A. Omnivores paradox (dilemma) B. Human has diverse food nutri 1. Good: diverse, pleasurable, creative by cooking, adaptable 2. Bad: overeating IV. Pop lvl diff. A. Lactose: not everyone can digest > good + bad 1. The Milk Revolution: as milk expanded in Neolithic period, lactose tolerance increased in new areas B. Thrifty genes: holds on to calories during famine C. Skin tone:darker skin > higher melanin > less vulnerable to UV > need more vit D 1. Lighter: less melanin > need less vit D V. Personalized Nutrition: The New Frontier? A. Nutrigenomics: the relationship between genes and diet
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