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SCI 228 All Discussions

SCI 228 All Discussions

2 Sets Week 1-7 

The Digestive System and Food Safety & Technology Discussions Week 1 All Students Posts 136 Pages

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The Digestive System – 68 Pages

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Imagine yourself eating a ham and cheese sandwich. What steps take place with regard to digesting the sandwich?

  1. a) Make sure that the students can distinguish between mechanical and chemical digestion.
    b) What role does HCL play with regard to protein digestion and bacteria?
    c) What are the roles of the small and large intestines?

Would the digestive process be different if we had only vegetables (vegetarian sandwich) instead of the ham one? One component of saliva is amylase, an enzyme that starts the process of carbohydrates digestion in the mouth. Explain: What are enzymes?…

Alright, off we go! Let’s start by discussing the anatomical parts involved in digestion and the biochemical processes that occur with those anatomical parts. Does anyone have any experience with probiotics? Even if not, what are your thoughts after reading the information? What is the role of accessory organs in the GI system?  What does “accessory organ” mean?  What are some examples and what is their role?…

Food Safety & Technology – 68 Pages

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What does food safety and technology have to do with me?

  1. a) Food spoilage. How and why does it occur?
    b) What are the four most important things when it comes to food safety?
    c) Define organic foods and the process involved with becoming a certified organic farm.

Why does food get spoiled and what must we do to ensure food safety? Do you know about what percent of food is actually tested by FDA? What is cross contamination and how can we avoid these? What are some of the problems associated with cross contamination? Any examples from either your kitchen or a grocery store?…

This is usually a pretty interesting topic and we can keep it very relevant to what’s going on around us. Let’s start with why you would think the US is concerned with food safety – or are we? Discuss! What exactly is a food-borne illness? How does food spoil? What makes processed foods less susceptible to spoiling? What are food additives, preservatives, and pesticides and how do they influence food safety? Is it important to you to buy organic? If so, why? If not, why? Do you buy certain organic things and other things non-organic?…

Carbohydrates and Nutrition & Physical Activity Discussions Week 2 All Students Posts 140 Pages

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Carbohydrates – 69 Pages

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What role do carbohydrates play in the diet? What are the problems of a protein rich diet? What is the Mediterranean Diet and how different is it say from The South Beach Diet or a High Protein Diet? How can we easily include fiber foods in our daily diet? What are some of the differences between some of the white and brown carbohydrates? Is anyone better than the other one? How so?…

Welcome to week 2 class! Let’s start with a general discussion on carbohydrates and then get into more detail later on in the week. So to begin – what is a carbohydrates? Are there different kinds? What do we need them for (or do we need them at all)? What are the daily recommendations for carbohydrates? What is the AMDR for carbohydrates when discussing total energy intake? How many servings are recommended by choose my plate? Do we get enough simple carbohydrates? What about complex carbohydrates? Where does the majority of carbohydrates digestion occur? How do salivary and pancreatic amylase assist with digestion? What is the function of the liver in the digestion of carbohydrates?…

Nutrition & Physical Activity – 71 Pages

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What are the benefits of regular physical activity?  If physical activity is so important to our health, then why do so many people “skip” it? how can one encourage less electronic time and more physical activities? Has anyone done anything that succeeds and would like to share with the class? Which physical activity works for you? How can you improve on this?…

Class, this discussion can take us all over the place (and I hope it does 🙂 – let’s talk first about the benefits of regular physical activity.  Don’t forget to cite your references!! How much physical activity is recommended?  Is there a difference for children?  Teenagers? Adults? Men?  Women?  The elderly?  What is the FITT principle? What are some examples of each component? Do you follow the FITT principle in your own daily exercise? Are there differences between exercise and physical activity?  What are the definitions for each? To follow up on that there are 5 components of a health related fitness program, let’s talk a little about that.  What are the 5 components? Why are they all important?…

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Lipids and Proteins Discussions Week 3 All Students Posts 142 Pages

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Lipids – 72 Pages

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What is the role of fat in the diet? Where do we get fat from and what is its’ role in our diet?  What are some of the good sources of fat? So what role do these good fats play in a keeping our bodies healthy? Do we have any quantity/amount/suggested amounts per serving?…

Well, carbs last week and fats this week! Many people think fat is the enemy when in actuality it really isn’t. Let’s start the week out by talking about why fat is good? What do we need fat for? How much of our diet should consist of fat per day and does the value vary based on the type of fat? Let’s also talk about disorders related to fat intake and/or metabolism. How can fats both protect against cardiovascular disease and yet promote it as well? What are some risk factors for cardiovascular disease? What are some ways to reduce risk of cardiovascular disease?…

Proteins – 70 Pages

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What role do proteins play in the body? Why would teenage boys and active men require more servings than teenage girls, active women and most men? Does anyone have examples of foods that are common sources of proteins in Asian, African or South American Countries? What roles do proteins have during exercise?…

And the last fuel source to discuss is protein. What are some of necessary functions of proteins? We’ll get into the chemical basis of proteins in a day or two but let’s start out with the basics as to why we need them.  Let’s start with peptides – what is a peptide? What is gene expression? How about translation? Transcription? This is about as molecular as we’ll get but this information is very important in understanding protein functions! Can vegetarians consume adequate amounts of protein? How do they have adjust their diets in order to do so? WHY do people choose to become vegetarians? There are many different reasons! What are some different types of vegetarian diets?…

Fluid and Electrolytes and Fluid and Electrolyte Disorders Discussions Week 4 All Students Posts 138 Pages

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Fluid and Electrolytes – 71 Pages

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Why is so important to our survival? What is Hydration and why is it important to our survival? What are some of the signs that one is actually “overheating”? What are some of the practical ways you can keep yourself and the ones around you? What practical ways can we keep kids at a summer camp?…

Let’s start with water and why it’s so important – what are some of the functions of water? Why is it called the universal solvent? Also, take a look at the article in your book for some information on bottled and tap water, what are your thoughts? What is the thirst mechanism? How is it stimulated? What are the main ways the body loses water? What is insensible water loss? What situations can increase water loss from the body?…

Fluid and Electrolyte Disorders – 67 Pages

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What happens to the body when it is dehydrated? What is dehydration? How does a body get dehydrated and what happens when one gets dehydrated?  Is it possible to become dehydrated in cold areas or just in hot locations? When do you perspire more up the mountains or low down in the valleys? Is this due to the attitude, temperature or exercise (hiking/walking) involved?…

Here we go with disorders! Go ahead and pick one and discuss symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, etc. Then we’ll start talking about diets and how to alleviate these disorders. What would be some good sources of calcium in order to prevent hypocalcemia? How is it a fluid disorder? What are the things that affect blood pressure? Class, does anyone know what the recommended numbers are for “good” blood pressure? They’ve recently – within the past 10 years – been revised. How about the different classifications of hypertension?…

Bone Health and To Take or Not To Take Disorders Discussions Week 5 All Students Posts 135 Pages

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Bone Health – 72 Pages

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What is the role of the skeletal system? How many bones does a new born baby have? Is this the same number as an adult? First and foremost what are the functions of the Skull? Looking at the Zika virus, how is it affecting the skull of the new born babies? Now what is a bone composed of? Are bones considered dead alive? Why so?…

To adequately discuss bone health we need to know a little bit about bones and how they are made up. So let’s start with – what are the functions of bones and the skeletal system? What are the different types of bones? Are bones an organ? One way we can improve bone health is by exercise, there is a certain type of exercise that is specifically good for BONE health in particular – any ideas? There are three processes that our bones undergo: bone growth, modeling and remodeling. What physiological changes occur during those stages?…

To Take or Not To Take – 63 Pages

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What are dietary supplements? What are they and why do some people take them? So one may ask “why take dietary supplements, why not just eat healthy?” How is it determined which nutrient supplements are required, amounts of supplements and length of time supplements should be taken?…

This always makes for a lively discussion! What are your thoughts, do we need vitamins? Vitamins are not direct sources of energy but we can’t generate energy from carbs, fat and protein without them. How do they assist in energy production? What are antioxidants and how do they work? What vitamins and minerals act as antioxidants? Do you take any antioxidants? Why or why not?…

What is a Healthy Body Weight? And Discovered Eating Behaviors Discussions Week 6 All Students Posts 140 Pages

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What is a Healthy Body Weight? – 71 Pages

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What are the struggles with regard to a healthy body weight? It is common knowledge that many people struggle with maintaining a healthy body weight. Why do people struggle with this? Besides eating well and regular physical activities, what else works for you? How have you maintained or how can one maintain a healthy body weight? What if that particular weight is 20 or 30 pounds more than what would be considered healthy?…

Let’s start this thread out by discussing the different ways to measure body weight and body composition – what are some common ways? What are benefits of the one you chose? Drawbacks? Can anyone point out any specific good or bad things about BMI? In what situations would it be beneficial to use? What is energy expenditure? What is energy intake? What about basal metabolic rate? What causes obesity? Obesity is a multifactorial disease – what does this mean? What is the difference between overweight, obesity and morbid obesity? What are some ways to treat obesity? What is the first line of defense and progression of treatment from there?…

Discovered Eating Behaviors – 69 Pages

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What causes one to have an eating disorder? What is an eating disorder? What are some of the things that cause eating disorders?  What types of treatments are available for assisting someone with an eating disorder?  What are the characteristics of a healthy diet? Might behavior modification also be helpful for people suffering from nutrient and energy deficient eating disorders?…

Let’s start with behaviors that can contribute to eating disorders and disordered eating – what are some things that could influence our eating? We’ll hear more information about what causes an eating disorder but let’s also start to think about how eating disorders are treated. Does anyone have any ideas on effective ways to treat eating disorders? How does family affect food patterns? What about social outlets? The media? What are the three disorders that are clustered together in the female athlete triad? What are the activities most closely associated with the development of this disorder? How is the disorder recognized and how can it be treated?…

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Nutrition throughout the Lifecycle and Can Nutrition Influence a Disease? Discussions Week 7 All Students Posts 133 Pages

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Nutrition Throughout the Lifecycle – 73 Pages

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What nutrients are important during various lifecycle stages? Human beings require nutrients during various life cycle stages. Which are some of these nutrients? What is the current thinking about weight gain? Is there different weight gain during the different trimesters? So what types of nutrient dense foods might be considered for the few extra daily calories eaten during pregnancy? What are the possible causes of morning sickness? What can women do to limit/reduce/stop morning sickness?…

Let’s start at the very beginning here – how do diet, stress and exercise affect the mother to be and her offspring. Please take a look in the text about these things and tell us what you think after you’ve read a little bit about it! How exactly does lactation work? What maintains milk production? Are a breastfeeding moms nutrient needs different from a pregnant woman? Why are fluid recommendations different? What are some advantages of breastfeeding? What are some problems women encounter while breastfeeding?…

Can Nutrition Influence a Disease? – 60 Pages

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What is a chronic disease, and what role does nutrition play? Let us discuss diabetes.
There is an alarming increase in the number of diabetes around the world, especially juvenile diabetes. What is juvenile diabetes? We have type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes, what is the difference? What happens to some women so that they develop diabetes during pregnancy?
Can this be controlled or how can border line patients stop from becoming diabetic?…

What is a chronic illness? What about an infectious disease? How are they different? Let’s also discuss the history of chronic illness a bit. What is an asymptomatic period? How about a symptomatic period?
Lastly, what are some medical interventions used in screening chronic illnesses? What exactly is cardiovascular disease? What are the major risk factors? How is heart disease diagnosed and what are the different types of heart disease?…

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