Author Archive: Joseph Dixon

Class 17 of Fall 2018 – Chapter 8 – Energy Balance and Weight Regulation

Brussels Sprouts / Kale Salad – Eat this 3 times a week and you will lose weight! Recipe:  https://www.epicurious.com/recipes/food/views/kale-brussels-sprout-salad-368295   Great Article – How they Measure Metabolism at the NIH: https://www.vox.com/2018/9/4/17486110/metabolism-diet-fast-weight-loss  

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Class 16 of Fall 2018 – Exam 2

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Questions from Students for Exam 2

Dear A, Thanks for the questions! I had a couple questions as I was looking over the review packet for the upcoming exam. 1. Does too much protein kill you? It seems that the answer is no, but I am still unsure. Answer: One can eat a great deal of protein at one time as …

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Class 15 of Fall 2018 – Chapter 7 – Finish Metabolism – Questions for Exam 2

As a Matter of Fact, a Recent Study has Confirmed Most of the Above Except for the High Fasting Blood Triglycerides. Most Certainly, Post-Prandial Triglycerides were Increased. However, Fasting Free Fatty acids doubled on the “Keto” diet – an Observation that is very Interesting!  Note: All the Subjects had Healthy BMIs!    

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Class 14 of Fall 2018 – Chapter 7 – Metabolism – What Happens to the Macronutrients Inside Cells

What we have done so far – Get the Macronutrients to the Different Tissues:

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Class 13 of Fall 2018 – Really Finish Chapter 6 – Lipids

Review Dietary Lipid Absorption and Endogenous Lipid Transport:

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Class 12 of Fall 2018 – Complete Chapter 6 – Lipids

Update on Canola Oil: Continual Plant Breeding in Canada has Improved Canola Oil:  

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Class 11 of Fall 2018 – Start Chapter 6 – Lipids

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Class 10 of Fall 2018 – Finish Chapter 5 – Protein and Amino Acids

Do Athletes Need More Dietary Protein?   This was a 8 week study! No change in Exercise Performance: How Much Protein Can Kill You?

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Class 9 – Exam 1

Exam 1 is on The Foundations of Nutrition, Atwater Numbers, DSHEA, Energy, Digestion, Carbohydrates, and a little bit on Protein

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