Bioelectrical Impedance Analysis (BIA)
Method of body composition measurement; estimates total body water by determining the opposition to flow of an electrical current.
Compound that when placed in solution becomes an ion; regulates flow in and out of cells.
A major regulator of the body, located deep in the brain, that controls basic functions such as hunger, thirst, and sexual reproduction.
Movement of substances from an area of high concentration to an area of low concentration across a semi-permeable membrane.
Hormone that stimulates aldosterone release and constricts blood vessels; helps to regulate blood volume and pressure.
Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE)
Enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of angiotensin I to angiotensin II.