Glossary
A
Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD)
Alzheimer’s Disease
Amino Acid
Antioxidants
Arginine
Arrhythmia
Atherosclerosis
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B
Beta-carotene
Body Mass Index
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C
Calcium
Calorie
Carotenoids
Cholesterol (Dietary)
Cholesterol (Serum or Blood)
Copper
Coronary Artery Disease
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D
Diabetes
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F
Fatty Acid
Fiber
Folate
Folic Acid
Free Radicals
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G
Glycemic Index
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H
High-density Lipoprotein Cholesterol
Hypercholesterolemia
Hypertension
I
Insulin Resistance
Iron
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L
Lipoproteins
Low-density Lipoprotein Cholesterol
Lutein
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M
Magnesium
Manganese
Monounsaturated Fat
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N
Niacin
Nitric Oxide
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O
Oxidative Stress
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P
Phosphorus
Phytochemicals
Phytosterols
Polyphenols
Polyunsaturated Fat
Potassium
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R
Riboflavin
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S
Satiety
Saturated Fat
Selenium
Sodium
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T
Thiamin
Trans Fat
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V
Vitamin A
Vitamin B-12
Vitamin B-6
Vitamin C
Vitamin E
Vitamin K
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Z
Zeaxanthin
Zinc
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1. Medline Plus: Merriam Webster. U.S. National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health. http://www.merriam-webster.com/medlineplus/.
2. Mahan, Kathleen, and Escott-Stump, Sylvia. Krause’s Food, Nutrition & Diet Therapy. 10th edition. Philadelphia. 2000.