Precision Nutrition - Chapter 14 Nutritional Supplementation flashcards |

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  • Supplement Needs Analysis

    Determination of specific dietary supplements needs based on a client's current situation.

    Creatine

    Nitrogenous substance, derived from arginine, glycine and methionine, found in muscle tissue.

    Beta Alanine

    Rate-limiting precursor of carnosine which can help to decrease muscular fatigue.

    Peer-reviewed

    Scrutinized and examined by other professionals working in a similar field or relevant research area.

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    Essential Nutrients

    Nutrients present in food that are needed for normal physiological functioning.

    Nonessential Nutrients

    Nutrients that either the body can make itself, assuming adequate nutritional intake, or nutrients that aren't needed for normal physiological functioning.

    Part-Time Supplement User

    Someone who uses dietary supplements on certain days when they might not be meeting minimal requirements from food.

    Glutamine

    Conditionally essential amino acid that is abundant in muscle tissue.

    Caffeine

    A xanthine derivative that can stimulate the central nervous system.

    Tyrosine

    A non-essential amino acid.

    Green Tea Extract

    Derived from green tea leaves, contains high levels of EGCG, a compound that may play a role in disease prevention.

    Carnosine

    Dipeptide found primarily in muscle that can help to decrease muscular fatigue.

    Central Nervous System (CNS)

    The portion of the nervous system made up of the brain and spinal cord.

    International Olympic Committee (IOC)

    A group based in Switzerland, that organizes the modern Olympic games.

    Nutrient-Dense Food

    Foods that provide substantial amounts of nutrients with only necessary calories.

    Food And Drug Administration (FDA)

    United States government agency that enforces laws on the manufacturing, testing, and use of drugs and medical devices; does not regulate dietary supplements.

    Natural Health Products Directorate (NHPD)

    A division of the Health Products and Food branch of Health Canada that is responsible for implementation of the natural health products for sale in Canada.

    Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs)

    A recognized term used worldwide regarding the control and management of manufacturing and quality control testing of foods, pharmaceutical products, and medical devises.

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