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Post by pratistha » Mon Oct 10, 2005 2:24 am

hi everybody
i have seen many old people around me with big stomachs.the stomach is not proportionate. people grow bigger stomach usually after 40. so i wanted to know the reason.has it got to do with too much fat intake?

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Post by mith » Mon Oct 10, 2005 3:29 am

and slowing metabolism
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Post by pratistha » Mon Oct 10, 2005 3:47 am

so is there any way to stop it. i mean many people manage to keep good figure at old age? does fat deposition expand belly ?? i dont understand :oops:

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Post by ERS » Mon Oct 10, 2005 1:35 pm

too many calories, not enough meaningful exercise results in the classic 'beer belly'

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Post by MrMistery » Mon Oct 10, 2005 6:28 pm

What ERS meant was that as you grow older, your methabolism slows down, meaning that your body does not burn so many nutrients. Therefore, if you eat too much, it will pile up. Your stomach does not get larger, it is just that fat is deposited under your skin. You can avoid this by having a healthy diet with more proteins and less fats, and working out even if you are getting old. However the exercises need to be appropriate for your age...
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Post by Basir » Mon Oct 10, 2005 8:15 pm

Greetings.

The best way to eliminate this problem is to avoid eating too frequently and involve yourself in an adequate excercise program. Don't snack in between your meals, don't drink too much soda and beer and stay away from "fast-food" establishments!

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thank you

Post by pratistha » Tue Oct 11, 2005 1:42 am

thank you everybody.special thanks to Andrew . it's crystal clear now.

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Re: thank you

Post by pratistha » Tue Oct 11, 2005 1:44 am

but what is UAG??

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Post by Poison » Tue Oct 11, 2005 10:02 am

One of the stop codons. Have a look at genetics. :)
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Post by Mjhavok » Tue Oct 11, 2005 11:20 am

pratistha wrote:but what is UAG??


UGA, UAG, UAA are mRNA sequences that don't code for any amino acid and signal the end of protein synthesis.

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Post by victor » Tue Oct 11, 2005 11:25 am

Mjhavok wrote:UGA, UAG, UAA are mRNA sequences that don't code for any amino acid and signal the end of protein synthesis.


UGA, UAG and UAA code the termination signals to stop protein synthesis... :)
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Post by MrMistery » Tue Oct 11, 2005 6:00 pm

It's a metaphore :wink:
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