Flashcards in Nutritional Assessment Deck (68)
What can vitamin D be an indicator of?
What are the signs/symptoms of Vit D deficiency?
What are the genes/enzymes that need to be functioning, in order to convert folic acid to 5-methyltetrahydrofolate?
What are the vitamins needed to convert folic acid to 5-methyltetrahydrofolate?
Methylmalonic acid and succinate are markers of what deficiency?
Elevated RBC folate or serum folate could be a sign of what?
Elevated NO may be a sign to use what to reduce those levels?
What vitamin can become deficient with anesthesia?
What is the most active form of folate?
What is the enzyme that produces folate?
What happens where there is too much methylfolate?
Having too much methylfolate without adequate B12 may cause what to happen?
Blocking of methionine cycle, leading to increased homocysteine levels
What is the form of omega 3 FAs found in flaxseed oil? What does this need to be converted to?
ALA converted to EPA
What percent of fecal mass is bacterial?
Intestinal microflora weight how much?
What is the benefit of taking probiotics with an antibiotic?
What are the supplements needed to offset the effect of screen time on eyes?
Lutein and zeaxanthin
What are the supposed benefits of CoQ10?
What is the effect of berberine?
Phytochemical to control blood sugar
What is the effect of large amounts of melatonin?
Do fat burners work?
What are direct methods?
Direct = deal with individual and measure objective criteria
What are indirect methods?
Use community health indices that reflects nutritional influences
What are the ABCDs of nutrition assessment?
What is anthropometric data?
body fat %
What are better measurements than BMI?
Body fat %
Pale nails can be indicative of what?
Fingernails that are white with darker rims = ?
Rippled nails = ?
Psoriasis or inflammatory arthritis