Semester 1, 2017

Comprehensive week 1-6 lecture notes

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I was able to achieve 90% in the week 1-6 mid-semester exam by using these notes. I have included all of the additional lecture review points, ways to remember certain concepts, step-by-step calculations for maths-related questions and relevant diagrams for a comprehensive review of the material.
Topics covered:
- Week 1: ADG, NRVs, AGHE, digestion and absorption and related diseases
- Week 2: Coeliac disease
- Week 3: Carbohydrates (including enzymes, types of carbohydrates, glycemic index with worked examples and regulation of blood glucose levels)
- Week 4: Proteins (essential vs non essential, digestion and absorption, protein quality, trans- and de-amination)
- Week 5: Lipids (essential fatty acids, functions, types of cholesterol, digestion, absorption and transport, related diseases, enterohepatic circulation, recommendations and ketones)
- Week 6: Water and alcohol (dehydration and hyperhydration and associated effects, RAS system for regulation of fluids, electrolytes, alcohol metabolism pathways, % calculations and blood alcohol levels)




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