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Many people start / join trends and life styles because they want to experience some-sort of change. People may consider type of job, type of car, to even the clothes one wares an attribute to a change in their lifestyle. These changes can be easy or very taxing on while...

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Mostly, people talk about sugar which refers to fructose and glucose mixture contained in various amounts in different foods commonly referred as simple sugars. On the other hand, most people consider sugar as carbohydrates which play a significant role in providing energy for the body. Therefore, the most common type...

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The Valls-Pedret et al. (2015) article reviews the correlation between the age-related cognitive decline and the Mediterranean diet. Age decline is one of the most common reasons for cognitive degradation and decline in older adults, and its presence increases exponentially as the person is getting older. For example, at the...

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In the majority of cases we, humans, try not to think about the things we have not personally faced. We try to replace the understanding of such things with simplified concepts and ideas. This is just the case with the problem, brought up by Rob Schindler in his eye opening...

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In the ever changing world of food, the newest fad is right around the corner. Fusion cuisine has become that new fad, but it seems that this food is here to stay. The background of fusion cuisine is integral to understanding its appeal. The term fusion cuisine is difficult to...

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The term digestion refers to the breakdown of insoluble food molecules into smaller water-soluble molecules that can be readily absorbed into the watery blood plasma. Digestion can be divided into a number of different phases and depending on the source, they can slightly alter. One of the more common ways...

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General Summary McDonald’s is a longstanding staple in the fast food industry, most notably for its decision to streamline its menu early on, convincing the competition that many customers did not in fact want more variety, but instead wanted a few low cost options they could choose from. Over the...

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The South Beach Diet is a very popular diet, and is often said to be one of the best ones out there. Advocates of the diet like to say that it focuses more on overall health, rather than strictly losing weight, so it is a much safer (and overall better)...

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What are dietary supplements? Dietary supplements are nutrients in an easy to take form, usually a pill, an energy drink, or power bars (NIH, 2017). These pills are concentrated versions of nutrients that are found in foods, but are difficult to get in any high amounts. The concentration of the...

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General Description of the Paleodiet In popular media such as Web sites, the paleodiet is defined in slightly different ways. Nonetheless, there are common themes in aficionados’ and practitioners’ description of the diet. All versions of the paleodiet promote the consumption of a diet that humans would have eaten at...

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A recent article describes a surprising finding of the relationship between nutrition and mental health. While most believe there is a relationship between junk food and health, and understand the relationship between, for example, a high fat diet and heart disease, mental health has received less attention as a condition...

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Americans enjoy popping pills. It is widely assumed that a pill can fix anything. As a result of this, the dietary supplement business is a multi-billion dollar business. One only has to walk into the diet and nutrition section of any drug store to find numerous possible dietary supplements. All...

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Diet is a very essential entity in human lives. This is because human diet defines the type of food that an individual takes. Human beings gave the responsibility of ensuing that the food they take has the correct qualitative vales for their bodies. Fats is one of the most common...

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One of the aspects of healthy diet that Dr Dean Ornish stressed in his speech is its affordability. Specifically, according to the speaker, who is the founder of the nonprofit Preventive Medicine Research Institute and a famous American physician, argues that the foods that have the potential of enhancing one’s...

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A 24-hour food diary can be used to analyze a person’s eating pattern in one day. This is critical in identifying the changes that need to be implemented to achieve a balanced diet. Furthermore, it can assist in the selection of healthier food choices that one can enjoy eating. This...

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Organisms do not live in ecological space as a single entity but have relationships with other organisms. These relationships can take many forms – predator and prey, or symbiosis for example – all of which can have an effect on the way that the organism lives in conjunction with other...

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My personal nutrition profile indicates that I have met the recommendations for carbohydrates, protein, and fats. Carbs amount up to 48% average eaten calories. Considering the 45-65% target, my average carbohydrate intake is closer to the minimum recommended limit, however, considering the fact that I have not met the recommended...

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Anorexia nervosa is a social problem that affects many young people in the American culture due to the issues of body image and the perception of being too fat. Idealized beauty images of women who are portrayed in media representations as thin and attractive can be a contributing factor in...

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The view of caffeine consumption has changed in recent years, partly due to changes in diagnostic criteria for caffeine-related usage. According to the American Psychological Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorder-5 (APA; DSM-5, 2013), caffeine is a substance for which people can experience withdrawal, and this condition is...

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Introduction The aim of the paper is to evaluate my dietary consumption in order to gain an awareness of the food that I consume and to determine whether it is healthy and contributing positively to my overall health and nutrition. The paper will focus on my 7-day dietary food-log for...

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Individuals are aware of the importance of a proper diet in maintaining personal health. It is also important for individuals to realize that diet plays an important role in preventing dental disease, such as caries and periodontal disease. Because of this importance, a dental hygienist should discuss diet with patients....

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Vitamins can be divided into two categories, water soluble or fat soluble. If a vitamin is water soluble, which includes Vitamins B’s and C, it is not stored by the body. Water soluble vitamins need to be taken daily, as they are dissolved quickly. The body uses them as they...

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In the recent years, journalists, doctors, and even philosophers focus people’s attention on a new trend – nutritionism. It is especially popular in the Western world where people are likely to consume much fast food. In the article “Escape from the Western Diet,” Michael Pollan expresses an opinion that unhealthy...

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Breastfeeding is a very important aspect of development in a child. Breastfeeding has its effects on the physical growth of the child in that it is the best method through which the baby’s natural defense against diseases is developed. It also provides a psychological bond between the mother and the...

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The perception that junk food is cheaper than real food is wrong. It still remains more expensive than homemade food. Junk food, in addition to being expensive, contains a lot of calories, which leads to undesirable health conditions such as obesity that is very common among Americans, especially the low...

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