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Nutrition Science

Health questions of obesity, nutrition, exercise and other topics.

1.Is obesity a disease? Why or why not? 2.How can we increase the fitness level of the U.S. population? 3.What actions would you suggest be taken to improve the quality of the average U.S. diet? 4.What does it mean to have a balanced diet? 5.What are some myths associated with diet and exercise? 6.How does the rol

Food and drug manufacturers should be allowed to mislead consumers by using uncommon terms and descriptions to mislead or deceive consumers or should they be required to use "layman" terminology that almost all consumers can understand?

Food and drug manufacturers should be allowed to mislead consumers by using uncommon terms and descriptions to mislead or deceive consumers or should they be required to use "layman" terminology that almost all consumers can understand? Please support your answer.

Human Nutrition

Having trouble with the following questions: 1. Micronutrient deficiencies can have negative effects on your health? What long-term effects can you anticipate if you continue current deficiencies. 2. List and explain, five specific ways consuming the right amount of nutrients can positively improve your long-term over all

Middle Childhood Development

I need help with the following: 1. Discuss the role of brain maturation in motor and cognitive development during middle childhood. 2. Describe the symptoms and possible causes of ADD and AD/HD and types of treatment available for children with ADD and AD/HD. 3. Explain how achievement and aptitude tests are used in ev

Personalized Nutrition and Exercise Plan

I need help getting started on this assignment. This assignment is based on myself: Age: 29; Sex: Male and Activity level: Excellent. Thank you. --------------------- Write a 1,400- to 1,750-word paper. The plan should be plausible enough to be initiated within the next 30 days and continued throughout your life. · I

Carbohydrates

I will need to write a Power Point Presentation, please help me with some ideas. I will need to include information on the following: o What carbohydrates are o The difference between simple and complex carbohydrates o How sugars are broken down and used in the body o The benefits that carbohydrates provide to the body

Healthy eating plan based on the old MyPyramid

Create a healthy eating plan for a female weighting 275 pounds and her height is 5'1 and not exercise that much. Visit http://www.mypyramid.gov and click on mypyramid plan in the subject listings. Create a healthy eating plan for 1800 calories and recomendations from the website. Be sure to discuss the following: Your current ea

Discuss: The Digestive System and How Digestion Occurs

Task: Complete the Human Digestion activity located at http://corptrain.phoenix.edu/axia/sci241/sci241-digestivetract.html After, do the following: Describe the path food follows through the digestive system and how digestion occurs in each of the following parts of the digestive system. Be sure to include descriptions of oth

Are more vitamins always better?

If a little Vitamin C, E, etc., is good for you, is more better? What is the significance of the motto: "variety, balance and moderation" as it relates to the macro and micro nutrients discussed in the current reading assignment?

Carbohydrates

Please help me with the following: o What carbohydrates are o The difference between simple and complex carbohydrates o How sugars are broken down and used in the body o The benefits that carbohydrates provide to the body · Give examples of foods that are considered healthy sources of carbohydrates. · Include info

Dehydration

Write about the effects of dehydration. Include answers to the following: o Why is water essential to health maintenance? o What are the functions of water in the body? o What happens to the body when it does not get the water it needs? o Compare and contrast how different electrolytes, sodium, potassium, and chloride

Eating disorders

I'm looking for help in doing this essay. Some of the things that need to be included are: What are some of the health problems associated with anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge-eating disorder? Explain, from a physiological standpoint, how eating disorders may lead to health problems. Give at least three examp

Multivitamins

Centrum Chewables Determine if the multivitamin would meet the recommended daily intake for adults for vitamins and minerals. Relate the vitamin and mineral amounts in the multivitamin to your diet. What are some of the benefits you stand to receive by taking it every day? Does taking a multivitamin every day raise your

Life Span Nutrition Needs

Please help me so I can make the following: Create a 6-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation, including speaker notes, tracing the nutrition needs of both a man and a woman throughout the various stages of life. Be sure to address what their nutritional needs are: As infants As teenagers As adult

Healthy Eating Plan

What would be a healthy eating plan at 1800 calories a day for a 50 year old female with high blood pressure, Type 2 diabetes, and high cholestrol?

Nutrition - Menu by Ages

Write a 1-day menu for EACH of the following life stage groups: Note the specific age of the individual you are writing the menu for. Toddler/Young Child (age 15 months to 5 years) Pregnant Woman (You decide the age of the mother) Adolescent or Teen (age 9-18) Adult (age 19-70) Older Adult (over age 70) Menus shou

Nutrition - Pyramid Tracker

Using the Pyramid Tracker (http://www.mypyramidtracker.gov) or a fast food nutritional analysis guide (usually available at fast food establishments if you ask), compute the nutritional value of a fast-food meal (including drink). Step 1) Write down the meal and the total kcals it provided. Step 2) Determine the total numb

Nutrition - Energy Balance and Weight Management

1. Explain how energy balance is related to body weight. 2. List three main components of energy expenditure. 3. Explain what is meant by a healthy body weight. 4. List five health problems that are associated with excess body fat. 5. What changes in the environment in the last 20 years have contributed to an increas

Nutrition - Vitamins give you energy. True or False?

1. Vitamins give you energy. o True o False Why? 2. British sailors are called "Limeys" because they ate limes while at sea to prevent scurvy. o True o False Why? 3. Cooking does not affect the vitamin content of foods.o True o False Why? 4. If some of a vitamin is good, more is better. o True o Fa