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    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

    Nutrition and Bottled Water

    Why is eating a wide variety of foods important? List 2 water soluble vitamins and list a good food source for each. List 2 fat soluble vitamins and list a good food source of each. Read "Off the shelf: Is bottled water better?" attached. Read "That controversial liquid refreshment: Water" at http://www3.interscience.wile


    1. ·Which foods most often contain saturated fat and cholesterol? ·What effect does saturated fat and dietary cholesterol have on our health? Identify a food high in omega-3 fatty acid and a food high in omega-6 fatty acid. ·List the effects of each (omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids) on health.

    Discussion about American Nutrition

    What do you think about the state of American nutrition right now? Are Americans eating well? Do you have any facts to support your opinion?

    Nutrition - Digestion from Beginning to End

    1. Start by imagining you are eating a carrot and describe the mechanical and chemical digestive processes that act on the carrot in the order of their occurrence in the body. In this description, identify which digestive processes are mechanical and which digestive processes are chemical. 2. How would this process be differe

    Digestive System Disorders

    What are at least two common digestive problems. What are some of the ways these two digestive problems can be remedied or relieved? Do you think home remedies might work better than some of the suggested treatment methods you have read about?

    Digestive System Disorders

    Digestive System Disorders 6. A. Name the common electrolytes lost because of diarrhea. 6. B. State the major effect on the body of sodium loss and of potassium loss. 6. C. State and explain what arterial blood gas levels may be expected in the presence of severe vomiting. 8. Explain several ways in which se

    Definitions of the dimensions of health

    Define and explain each of the six dimensions of health: a. Physical Health b. Psychological Health c. Spiritual Health d. Social Health e. Intellectual Health f. Environmental Health

    Television habits and obesity among children

    Some authorities have indicated that children spend as much time watching television as they do in school, and studies indicate a correlation between high television viewing in children with obesity. (A 1999 report in JAMA indicated that: Reducing television, videotapes, and video games may be a promising, population-based app

    Food Journal Analysis

    Can someone please help me along here? I have attached the food intake for today, May 28, 2007. a) How did your recorded protein intake compare with the recommendation of the CNPP? b) If your recorded protein intake was too high or too low, which foods might you change to achieve your goal and keep other nut

    Human Nutrition

    Your friends have heard of your expertise in nutrition and two of them have requested that you suggest a diet plan to help them improve their athletic performance. What suggestions would you make? Would these suggestions include the use of supplements? Why or why not?

    Human Nutrition

    "An E. coli outbreak that has sickened at least 22 people ? two of them seriously ? was linked by health investigators Monday to three Taco Bell restaurants in New Jersey. Investigators also were examining whether an outbreak on Long Island was connected to the fast-food chain."(http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/16035176/) You add

    Human Nutrition

    Your mother-in-law (for example) came to you and said she is now taking an Asian herb that she purchased on the Internet. What questions and/or concerns would you have about this issue? What might you do to find out more information about the herb? Do you believe that all natural substances are safe? Why or why not?

    Diet Plan

    Your friends have heard of your expertise in nutrition and two of them have requested that you suggest a diet plan to help them improve their athletic performance. What suggestions would you make? Would these suggestions include the use of supplements? Why or why not?

    Pediatric Obesity

    For the family of an obese child, *should* the whole family go on the same diet together? Research suggests this is highly effective. What are pros and cons of both sides? If the best plan *is* for the whole family to go on a diet together, what do you think would be the payoff (why and what) the rest of the family who is alread

    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?

    Human Nutrition SCI/220 Osteoporosis

    Nutritional Issue: Osteoporosis. What are some of the most important ways to avoid this debilitating disease? Ladies: Are you meeting your RDA for calcium? How much calcium does the average woman consume?

    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?

    Differences in Vitamins

    Besides fat- and water-soluble vitamins being able to be dissolved in fat and water, respectively, what other differences exist between these two types of vitamins? Please give examples of each type and their nutritional roles in the body. What are antioxidants and phytochemicals and what are their actions on the body? Give

    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