biochem

SoccerBoss
Category:
Health & Medical
Price: $15 USD

Question description

Write a 4-6 page paper (not including the title page or reference page) based on the information below, using Times New Roman 12 point font, double spaced. There should be at minimum 3 references (1 journal article, 1 book source and 1 website). This will be worth 130 points.

Choose a disease state that is caused by oxidative stress and/or damage.

Choose an antioxidant-micronutrient (vitamins/minerals, listed below) that has been reported to decrease lab values (glucose, HDL/LDL, total cholesterol, insulin, BUN, creatinine, etc.) and/or symptoms of a disease induced by oxidative stress or damage. Discuss the mechanism by which the antioxidant-micronutrient (vitamins/minerals) works on the body to decrease the lab values and/or symptoms of that disease. Lastly, discuss the deficiency and toxicity symptoms for this particular antioxidant. What is the DRI (RDA, AI, and UL) for an adult for this particular antioxidant? What are the pros and cons of taking this antioxidant as a supplement?

Antioxidants:

  • Beta-Carotene (if chosen, please include DRI values for vitamin A)

  • Vitamin C

  • Vitamin E

  • Copper

  • Selenium

  • Zinc


Studypool has helped 1,244,100 students
Ask your homework questions. Receive quality answers!

Type your question here (or upload an image)

1827 tutors are online

Related Health & Medical questions

05/27/2014
05/27/2014
05/27/2014

Brown University





1271 Tutors

California Institute of Technology




2131 Tutors

Carnegie Mellon University




982 Tutors

Columbia University





1256 Tutors

Dartmouth University





2113 Tutors

Emory University





2279 Tutors

Harvard University





599 Tutors

Massachusetts Institute of Technology



2319 Tutors

New York University





1645 Tutors

Notre Dam University





1911 Tutors

Oklahoma University





2122 Tutors

Pennsylvania State University





932 Tutors

Princeton University





1211 Tutors

Stanford University





983 Tutors

University of California





1282 Tutors

Oxford University





123 Tutors

Yale University





2325 Tutors