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  1. Type I DiabetesAn auto-immune disease that destroys pancreatic cells; results in little to no insulin production.

          

  2. Meal SpacingUncontrollable consumption of excessive amounts of food in a very short period of time.

          

  3. Rebound IntakeUncontrolled episodes of overeating followed by some form of purging.

          

  4. Cardiac OutputVolume of blood pumped by the heart in one minute.

          

  5. FibroblastA cell that makes the structural fibers and ground substance of connective tissue.

          

  6. BulimiaIllness caused by an acute infection, which manifests in the upper respiratory tract.

          

  7. MacrophageA cell that makes the structural fibers and ground substance of connective tissue.

          

  8. Anorexia Athletica1) Use of excessive exercise to control body weight 2) Self-induced starvation 3) Below 85% of normal body weight.

          

  9. Immuno-compromiseDevelopment of plaque in the lumen (interior space) of blood vessels.

          

  10. Soluble FiberRelatively indigestible water-soluble polysaccharides found in plants (e.g. psyllium, pectin) that undergo metabolic processing to enhance bowel health.

          

  11. URTI(s)Uncontrolled episodes of overeating followed by some form of purging.

          

  12. Nutrient PartitioningAllocation of nutrients to a particular destination based on the body's perceived requirements.

          

  13. COX Enzyme ActivityUncontrollable consumption of excessive amounts of food in a very short period of time.

          

  14. Diabetic RetinopathyDamage to small blood vessels of the eyes due to glycation of the retina.

          

  15. HyperpermeableAbnormal suppression or absence of menstruation.

          

  16. Type II DiabetesWhen the body has become resistant to insulin, or does not produce it anymore; this is the more common form of diabetes mellitus.

          

  17. Binge EatingUncontrollable consumption of excessive amounts of food in a very short period of time.

          

  18. Lifestyle-Related DiseaseDiet that includes primarily foods of plant origin.

          

  19. The RICE MethodAn auto-immune disease that destroys pancreatic cells; results in little to no insulin production.

          

  20. Pre-EclampsiaUncontrolled episodes of overeating followed by some form of purging.

          

  21. Neural Tube DefectsBirth defects of the brain and spinal cord.

          

  22. VasodilationWidening of blood vessels.

          

  23. Plant Based DietsPharmaceutical agents that decrease cholesterol production within the body via downregulation of HMG-CoA reductase.

          

  24. Nutritional AntigensNutritional substance that causes the immune system to respond.

          

  25. AmenorrheaPharmaceutical agents that decrease cholesterol production within the body via downregulation of HMG-CoA reductase.

          

  26. Metabolic SyndromeAmount of time between feedings.

          

  27. VegansIllness caused by an acute infection, which manifests in the upper respiratory tract.

          

  28. AtherosclerosisA condition in pregnancy characterized by high blood pressure, protein in the urine, and swelling.

          

  29. Nutritional PeriodizationNutritional substance that causes the immune system to respond.

          

  30. Scar TissueFibrous tissue that is formed as a result of wound healing.

          

  31. Greenhouse GasesA high intake of food after a period of restriction.

          

  32. Statin DrugsFibrous tissue that is formed as a result of wound healing.

          

  33. Anorexia Nervosa1) Use of excessive exercise to control body weight 2) Self-induced starvation 3) Below 85% of normal body weight.

          

  34. GlycationWidening of blood vessels.