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Lecture Notes for C L SCI 232 - Introductionto Nutrition with Taylor De Oliveira at Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM)

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Material Type:Class Note
Professor:Taylor De Oliveira
Class:C L SCI 232 - Introductionto Nutrition
Subject:Clinical Laboratory Sciences
University:University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Term:Fall 2009
Keywords:
  • Functions of Water
  • Hypertension
  • Concentration Function
  • Intracellular Fluid
  • Fluid Balance
  • Metabolic Water
  • Electrolyte
  • Muscle Strength
  • Blood Plasma
  • Constipation
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ClinSci 10.08.09 Fluid & Electrolyte Balance Fluid distribution • Intracellular fluid ○ Water found inside the cell • Extracellular fluid ○ Water outside of the cell  Blood (plasma)  Interstitial fluid –fluid between the cells Osmosis • Passage of water from a low electrolyte concentration to an area of high electrolyte concentration Function of water • Medium for chemical reactions • Waste removal • Lubricant for joints • Regulates body temperature • Major component of blood • Humans are about 50-70% made up of water • 1 liter of perspiration can give off up to 600 kcal • Transport chemicals & compounds throughout the body • On average, typical urine production is about 1 liter per day Healthy Man – 170-lb man • 105 lbs of water (62%) • 27 lbs of protein (16%) • 27 lbs of fat (16%) • 10 lbs of minerals (6%) • 1 lb of glycogen (<1%) Healthy Woman 130-lb woman • 74 lbs of water (57%) • 17 lbs of protein (13%) • 32 lbs of fat (25%) • 7 lbs of minerals (5%)...

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