SCI228 Discussions Week 5

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SCI228 Discussions Week 5
What is the role of the skeletal system? How many bones does a new born baby have? Is this the same number…

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SCI228 Discussions Week 5

SCI228 Discussions Week 5

All Students Posts 135 Pages

Bone Health – 72 Pages

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

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?…