Author Archive: Joseph Dixon

Class 18 – Nutrition and Health – Start Chapter 8 – Regulation of Food Intake

https://www.vox.com/2018/9/4/17486110/metabolism-diet-fast-weight-loss     Friday Salad:  Spinach leaves (3/4 cup), quinoa and butternut squash (1/3 cup), sweet potatoes (1/4 cup), mushrooms (1/8 cup), green beans (1/4 cup), 4 cherry tomatoes, and baked salmon (1/3 cup)  

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Class 17 – Nutrition and Health – Chapter 7 – Finish Metabolism

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Class 16 – Nutrition and Health – Exam 2 on 3-15-2019

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Class 15 – Nutrition and Health – Chapter 7 – Start Metabolism

  Review of Endogenous Lipid Transport Cut to the Chase:  For years this system works wonderfully in most of us, but as we grow older, LDL increases in blood, and there is plaque development in the major conduit Coronary arteries.

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Class 14 – Nutrition and Health – Chapter 6 – Diets that protect against CVD

Salad Friday:  Salmon, butternut squash, spinach, barley salad, cherry tomatoes, and green beans.

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Class 13 – Nutrition and Health – Chapter 6 – Lipoprotein Metabolism

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Class 12 – Nutrition and Health – Chapter 6 – The Wonderful World of Lipids

Last Time I discussed how Protein Synthesis and Protein Degradation are going on simultaneously in every cell.  Here is the Board Presentation.  This is also diagrammed in the Lecture Slides.   Friday Salad: Spinach, chicken, Quinoa – butternut squash salad, green beans with roasted red peppers, mushrooms, and cherry tomatoes     Wonderful World of …

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Class 11 – Nutrition and Health – Chapter 5 – Finish Protein and Amino Acids

  See this short article on Branched Chain Amino Acid Supplements by Dr. Kimberly Gillan of Edith Cowan University, Australia: https://amp.nine.com.au/article/fcef2296-d1da-4192-869e-6ff9fd90ff9e I agree 95% about not needing BCAA supplements!  Protein is far better!  But athletes need no more than 1.6 grams of protein / Kg body weight, although even this high amount is debated by …

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Class 10 – Nutrition and Health – Chapter 5 – Protein and Amino Acids

Salad Friday: One for me and one for a student who provides a great answer to a tough question!   Comparing Beef and Beans:  

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Class 9 – Nutrition and Health – Exam 1

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