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    Health Care Economical Sustainable Practices

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    Imagine you own a health and wellness company. Your company employs numerous fitness trainers and exercise professionals. As part of your company's community outreach program, you have agreed to visit a meeting of the local nurses association. Your audience is personal trainers, nutritionists, and nurses. They require that all presentations include mathematical reasoning and concepts as part of the rationale

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    Concept of Sustainability

    Sustainability may broadly be defined as the ability of any system to sustain itself. Sustainability principles can apply to many areas, including human health, finances, and the environment. The following are details about how sustainability may be applied to environmental science, business, and human health practices for the purposes of this assignment:

    · Health practices focus on the ability of a human body to sustain itself. Such things as the intake of food versus the output of energy are part of this equilibrium. Current medical knowledge and practices also play into the equilibrium of the human body. The word sustainability could be used as another word for equilibrium.

    If you choose this scenario, here is a list of problems from the text that address health sustainability. You can refer to this list for ideas for your presentation. Vary your selections so that each problem addresses a different math concept.

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    The best way to describe how calories work is by using some simple math problems.

    The First Law of Thermodynamics states that energy cannot be created or destroyed. Energy enters a system, let's say your body is the system, some energy is stored and the remainder is converted to heat and moves out.

    A pound of fat is 3500 calories. Therefore to burn a pound of fat, you have to burn 3500 calories more than you take in. This is called a caloric deficit. Precaution should be taken, however, not to have calorie intake too low (lee than 1000 calories per day) or it causes your body to store fat to burn for energy.

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