The Principles of Nutrition
By Truckee Meadows Community College
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NUTR 223 The Principles of Nutrition is a course designed for the student in the field of allied health and for students majoring in Dietetic Technology. Emphasis on the functions of the major nutrients and their role in maintaining good health, beginning at the cellular level and extending to include interactional properties of nutrients and diets.
|1||CleanVideoGrover's Gopher It - Part 2 - NUTR 223||Professor Janice Grover talks about the benefits of keeping a food record.||2/9/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|2||CleanVideoGrover's Gopher It - Part 3 - NUTR 223||Professor Janice Grover gives out some "do's" and "don'ts" of food behaviors.||2/9/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|3||CleanVideoGrover's Gopher It - Part 4 - NURT 223||Professor Janice Grover explains why it is important to have an activity record for your overall health.||2/9/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|4||CleanVideoHealth Claims on Food Products - NUTR 223||Professor Janice Grover tells us how the FDA substantiates and approves claims made by food manufacturers.||2/9/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|5||CleanVideoHigh Fructose Corn Syrup - NUTR 223||Professor Janice Grover talks about the prolific use of corn syrup sweeteners in the food industry.||2/9/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|6||CleanVideoHypoglycemia - NUTR 223||Professor Janice Grover explains the condition that causes low blood sugar in the body.||2/9/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|7||CleanVideoLactose Intolerance - NUTR 223||Professor Janice Grover discusses the history of lactose intolerance, and how to deal with the condition.||2/9/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|8||CleanVideoGrover's Gopher It - NUTR 223||Professor Janice Grover introduces her own, personal plan for weight loss and healthy life choices.||10/12/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|9||CleanVideoInsulin Sensitivity - NUTR 223||Professor Janice Grover discusses the body's sensitivity to insulin absorption during physical activity and during rest.||10/7/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|10||CleanVideoCalcium - NUTR 223||Professor Grover tells you how to meet your calcium and vitamin D needs.||10/7/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|11||CleanVideoGluc and Glyc - NUTR 223||Professor Janice Grover explains the difference between all the "gluc" and "glyc" words used in nutritional science.||8/31/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|12||CleanVideoDigestion of Fat - NUTR 223||Professor Janice Grover discusses how the human body digests fat.||8/31/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|13||CleanVideoDietary Fiber Needs - NUTR 223||Professor Janice Grover tells you simple food choices you make to meet your daily need for fiber.||8/31/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|14||CleanVideoCVD Risk Factors - NUTR 223||Professor Janice Grover talks about the risk factors that contribute to cardiovascular disease.||8/31/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|15||CleanVideoCVD Nutrition - NUTR 223||Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Professor Janice Grover tells us what happens to someone suffering from CVD.||8/31/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|16||CleanVideoBenefits of Fiber - NUTR 223||Professor Janice Grover discusses how fiber aids in digestion, and the health consequences that a lack of fiber can cause.||8/31/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|17||CleanVideoBlood Cholesterol - NUTR 223||Professor Janice Grover discusses how dietary choices effect the cholesterol levels in your body.||8/31/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|18||CleanVideoAlcohol Consumption - NUTR 223||Alcohol may have positive or negative effects on your health. Professor Janice Grover explains how much you drink is important.||8/31/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|19||CleanVideoAlcohol Absorption - NUTR 223||Professor Janice Grover talks about the processes by which the human body absorbs and metabolizes alcohol.||8/31/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|20||CleanVideoAnorexia Nervosa - NUTR 223||Anorexia Nervosa||7/1/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|21||CleanVideoBMR - NUTR 223||Basal Metabolic Rate||7/1/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|22||CleanVideoBody Weight - NUTR 223||Body Weight||7/1/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|23||CleanVideoBulimia Nervosa - NUTR 223||Bulimia Nervosa||7/1/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|24||CleanVideoDiabetes - NUTR 223||Diabetes||7/1/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|25||CleanVideoDietary Supplements - NUTR 223||Diet Supplements||7/1/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|26||CleanVideoEnergy Pathways - NUTR 223||B vitamins and energy pathways||7/1/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|27||CleanVideoExchange System - NUTR 223||Food Exchange System||7/1/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|28||CleanVideoHigh Protein Diet - NUTR 223||The benefits and drawbacks of a high protein diet||7/1/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|29||CleanVideoIron Needs - NUTR 223||Meeting your iron needs||7/1/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
|30||CleanVideoProtein Needs - NUTR 223||Meeting your protein needs||7/1/2010||Free||View in iTunes|
Merely adequate science
This is an interesting group of videos but in almost every facet their is science missed, glossed over, or completely ignored. A couple of examples:
High fructose corn syrup: in the video, she covers none of the metabolic process in which fructose is converted to glucose in the liver (which is why long distance runners are often recommended a hfcs rich drink to restore glycogen levels in the liver because it is the most efficient way to do so based on how our body metabolizes monosaccharides). It is a false hood that fructose is not converted to glucose.
Calcium: the watcher is given no details on calcium as a whole. No rda (recommended dietary allowance) exists, only an AI (adaquate intake) does. That means while the number of 1000+ mg of calcium is an estimation and not enough conclusive research exists to establish an rda. On top of that calcium absorption maximums (500mg) isn't covered. Our bodies can only absorb a maximum amount of calcium in a single sitting, nor are the most effective formats of calcium supplement given to body conditions. For example calcium citrate is considered one of the best forms since calcium absorption increases in a high acidic environment.
All and all, these videos have good input but contain only small glances at the subjects contained. A good starting point, but seriously lacking in comprehensive science. Additional research should be done if any of these videos subjects have interested you.
NEJM 2008 reported that type ! diabetes is caused by 1) genetic predisposition 2) chromium and vanadium deficiency 3) intestinal permeability (leaky gut) caused by a type of gluten called gliadin and Dairy introduced before the first 3 years of age.
NEJM recommended cutting out all forms of gluten. All Seeds and All grains contain gluten which allow it to germinate and sprout. Gluten prevents the healing of the villa. Dairy is the antigen that passes into the blood stream that engages the immune system to attack. Collateral damage occurs when the immune system mistakes the beta cells for bovine. Auto-immune means the immune system is attacking self. Eliminate the cause of type 1 diabetes and the chromosomes will correct the condition in 24% of type 1 and restore their health. This means never consume Dairy, Bovine, Casine etc. and Never consume unsprouted Seeds or Grains. Don't take my word for it.. Research NEJM: Dairy/Gluten/Diabetes correlation 2008 sturdy.
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