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What % of human stools are bacteria?
What are the 3 major categories of gut bacteria?
Good, Bad, & Opportunistic
What 2 types of food are believed to promote bad gut bacteria?
Meat & Fried Foods
What do SCFAs do in the large intestine?
SCFAs strengthen the large intestine
What disease is linked to low levels of SCFAs in the colon?
Leaky Gut Syndrome
What is the mechanism by which toxins from the colon may be linked to DM (diabetes)?
They damage cells and insulin becomes ineffective
What ratio of vegetables to meat is recommended for a healthy diet?
3 : 1
Do organic foods contain more vits. & mins.?
Do organic foods contain more phytochemicals?
What % of food is organically grown in the US?
T/F Organic foods are more expensive, but not more nutritious than conventional foods?
T/F The best food is locally grown fresh food.
Food needs to be absorbed into the blood and ________________.
What 4 nutrients are absorbed by active transport?
Sodium, Glucose, Galactose, & Amino Acids
What is the name of the lipoprotein that carries fats into the body?
Chylomicron (ultra low-density lipoprotein (ULDL))
What compounds can be absorbed in the mouth when needed?
Jaundice is caused by an excess of _______________ accumulating in the tissues.
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