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Human Nutrition & Nutrition Expert

If someone presents him/herself as a nutrition expert, how would you evaluate his/her credentials and the information he/she provides? How would you encourage others to do the same evaluation? (Please provide a minimum 200 words. Thank you.)

Dietary Supplement

Do you supplement your diet with added vitamins and/minerals? YES Which vitamins (minerals) do you take? OneSource Advanced multivitamin & mineral dietary Supplement Why? What do you think these supplements do for your health?

Recommended Cholesterol Levels

Your close friend heard that you are taking Human Nutrition and you obviously know a great deal about fat and cholesterol. The friend indicates that he (she) consumes about 35% of fat. The individual blood cholesterol level = 270 mg/dL, HDL =25 mg/dL, LDL = 170 mg/dL, and Triglyceride level = 422 mg/dL. What do these numbers m

How do you define good nutrition?

a. How do you define good nutrition? b. What does it mean to eat a balanced diet? c. What are three of the main dangers associated with dieting? d. What are the top five things to consider when creating a safe and effective exercise program? e. What are five options for exercise other than be

Human Nutrition

What should the role of government be in influencing your dietary decisions?

Food requirements on earth

Our distant ancestors lived an existence as hunters and gatherers. Population numbers were probably less than 10 million. However, as agriculture was introduced, communities evolved that could support more people. Around 1800, population reached one billion people. Today, there are over 6.1 billion people on Earth. Hunge

Diet and Wellness Questions

A. How many grams of fat can you consume in a day and not exceed 30 percent of your calories from fat? Use the CNPP recommendation for your daily calorie recommendation to calculate your answer. How did you do in this area for the day you recorded? b. How many grams of saturated fat can you consume in a day and not exceed 10 pe

Questions about Diet and Food Contribution

What contributions do meats and milk products make to the day's fiber total? What advice about fiber would you give to someone who emphasizes meat and milk products at each meal? How would you tell him or her to change his or her diet? What foods would you tell him or her to include in his or her diet? Why is your protein int

School Lunches

Ms.Tara Parker-Pope, of the Wall Street Journal, reported on that American families should not think schools safe from dietary woes just because Coke is being removed. In her article,The Good News: No More Coke in School The Bad News? Snapple Is Replacing It, points out that Snapple has just as many calories and sugar as Pepsi

Zone Diet/Nutrition questions

I am having difficulty with this questions, it is the zone diet and I also need to find journal references, can you help me with this. 1. Is there a maintenance plan? 2. does the plan recommend supplementation? If so, what does it suggest? Can you help me find the answers to the questions and can you help me find the jo

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle

What can we do, as we age, to maintain our health? How do media influence consumer health behavior? Is the environment a controllable or uncontrollable factor in health promotion? What is the role of government in regulating behavior and providing resources?

Nutrition and Critical Thinking

Area of nutrition and critical thinking. Please answer the following questions: 1)What is the difference between fat- and water-soluble vitamins? 2)What are antioxidants and phytochemicals? 3)What factors do you consider before taking dietary supplements? 4)What should be the role of government, if any, in influencin

Heart Healthy Diets

1. Typically, heart-healthy diets mention meals of fish and vegetables, cooked with little, if any, olive oil or vegetable oil. However, most of us lead fast paced lives and look for items that are convenient and fast. What snacks or quick, simple meals are heart-healthy but also convenient? Why? 2. As it relates to the four

Health and Nutrition True or False Questions

Please help me with these 125 practice true or false questions. My professor gave me these take home questions to practice for my exam. These will be used as practice questions only, but I need at least 90% of them to be correct. To make it easy I don't need any analyses or explanations. You may simply write T or F for eac

These are Nutrition practice questions

Please could someone answer these nutrition practice questions to help me understand the subject better? Question 1 Therapeutic diets should: be expected to be very different from the normal diet be less than the RDA's, since the patient is sick be customized to the patient be as uniform as pos

Physical education

10. Helping relationships Associate with people who have and want to overcome the same problem, form or join self-help groups, join community programs specifically designed to deal with your problems. Behaviour #1: Stress Group or person that may help you change yor behaviour... Please see attached for full question.

Human Nutrition and Food Guide Pyramid

I need some ideas please. How do we organize food choices? How do the serving sizes in the Food Guide Pyramid fit with our experiences in daily food choices? What influences the food we pick and why? What are nutritional strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and challenges?

Proteins & Exercising

What are the sources of proteins for our bodies, and what are some of the functions that they have in our body, when they are at work during exercise?

Advise to a overweight friend

Your childhood friend has been overweight ever since you knew him. He is a kind and gentle "big" guy, who is now 28 years old and is about 25 pounds overweight. Otherwise he feels he is "healthy." He drinks a cup of black coffee and a donut or Danish for breakfast. He usually grabs a burger, fries, and a large coke for lunch. D

Advice to a marathon runner

Imagine that you have a 25 years old brother who has signed up for the local annual Marathon this year. He is physically fit and his physician gave him the OK for the race. This is his first time joining the race and he is quite excited about the event. However, he is also concerned about needed nutrients that he heard his frien

Advice to a Vegan

A woman you know is a vegan (strict plant food eater). She asked your advice regarding sources of protein in plant foods. What is your advice?

Vitamins and Mineral Supplements Evaluation

I have chosen: One-A-Day Women's Formula Vitamins. It can be found on at a. Provide your rationale for using this supplement. b. Does it contain all the recommend

Food Pyramid

Based on personal fitness level, age, sex, and weight management goals, what is the recommended daily servings that a middle-aged overweight female with moderate physical activity should consume from each food group listed on the pyramid?

Enhance a Family's Confidence

Which key concepts enhance a family's confidence in their ability to positively change health behaviors? Please explain.