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Cholesterol
a substance produced by the liver and found in animal fats
nutrient
are the organic and inorganic chemicals in food that supply energy include carbs, protein, fats, vitamins etc.
Metabolism
is the process nutrients are used at a cellular level for growth and energy
adipose tissue
the stored form of fat in the body supports and protect vital organs
basal metabolic index
BMI
obesity
an excessive accumulation of body fat
turgor
A term referring to a normal skin tension
Osteoporosis
weakness of the bones
diverticulosis
the presence of pouch like herniation through the muscular wall of colon.
Triglycerides
fatty acids and glycerol compound that combines with the protein molecule
vertigo
dizziness
deficiencies
condition that results with below normal intake of particular substance
psyllium
a grain found in some cereal products and in some bulk fiber laxatives, a water soluble fiber
amino acids
are combine forms of larger molecules of protein
digestion
the process converting food into chemical substance that can be used by the body
High density lipoprotein
HDL
low density lipoprotein
LDL
Fatty Acids
FA
Registered Dietician
RD
Carbohydrate
CHO
albuterol
1. Bronchodilator
azmacort
anti-inflammatory
flonase
anti-allergic
servent
long term treatment of asthma
bronchodilator
atrovent