• Atkins Diet Vs Food Pyramid
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    In today's society, people's appearance means a lot to them. One of the major things that people focus on is their weight. There are dozens of new diets that people try every year. One of the more popular diets in the last few years is the Atkins diet. Even though it does help you lose weight quickly and easily, it doesn't provide a well nutritional eating style. The Atkins Diet plan was developed by Dr. Robert Atkins over 30 years ago. (5) It revolutionized the diet world. Despite the fact tha...
  • Feasibility Of The Atkins Diet
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    Abstract Today more than ever, people are tremendously preoccupied with their physical appearance and many go to drastic measures to sculpt and shape their bodies to their personal ideal. To most people this means dieting. Over the years many dieting trends have come and gone, from starvation diets to diet pills. But the Atkins Diet has steadily gained a large following since Dr. Robert C. Atkins published his first book, Dr. Atkins Diet Revolution, in 1972. Besides being touted as an effective...
  • Media And Body Image
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    The media can have a low self body image on women. The media concentrates so much on how thin women should be and there are so many advertisements with women who are very thin. Women begin to believe that they can never add up to the models shown in advertisements. This can lead to many eating disorders such as Bulimia, anorexia nervosa and overeating. These eating disorders are very serious and are usually caused by body image problems. Adolescents especially struggle with body image problems....
  • Atkins Diet Side Effects
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    The purpose of the article was to examine the effectiveness of the high-protein Atkins diet while taking into account all of its possible side effects. The whole idea of the diet is that by eating whatever high-protein or high-fat food you like, while simultaneously limiting your carbohydrate intake to 20 grams per day, for an initial 2 week period after which you gradually increase to 75 grams, you will trigger ketosis as well as lower your levels of insulin. If insulin levels are lowered, gluc...
  • South Beach Diet Fanatics
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    South Beach Diet Fanatics Experts say many people are dieting because of the government's recent warnings about the U. S. obesity epidemic. About 64 percent of Americans are overweight or obese. Yet helping people control their weight is a tricky issue. 'It's a balancing act, because on the one hand, clearly we have concerns that more and more teenagers are becoming obese,' said David Serwer, associate professor of psychology and director of education at the Weight and Eating Disorders Program ...
  • Vegetarianism Vegetarian Diet
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    Vegetarianism as defined by The World Book Dictionary (1989) is "the practice or principle of eating only vegetable foods and refraining from eating meat, fish, or other animal products." This definition, though accurate, seems somewhat limited, as being a vegetarian is so much more: it is a lifestyle choice, a way of thinking, and a way of behaving. Over 12 million Americans and countless others, from all over the world, have turned to the vegetarian diet (Vegetarian Times, 1996). People who ha...
  • Amount Of Vitamin Diet Mineral Value
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    1). The vitamin that I got the most of in my one week diet was Vitamin A which is a fat soluble vitamin that helps to promote vision. Night blindness occurs when you have a lack of vitamin A in your system and baldness could be an affect of too much vitamin A. I have not eaten enough vitamin A in my diet. A good way to change that is add carrots to my diet. Some of the foods that I ate that contained vitamin A in some way were chicken, baked beans, chili, hot dog, BBQ sauce, lunch meat, and pep...
  • Vegetarian Diets Defined Dairy Products
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    VEGETARIAN DIETS DEFINED Vegetarianism does not have any mandatory rules. They do not all have to do things that are set in stone. However, some general types of the vegetarian diet do exist. The most commonly used terms for these categories are as follows: Lacto-vegetarians: This type of diet has been defined as being restricted from eating any animal flesh, but they do or are allowed to eat dairy products. Ovo-vegetarians: Similar to lac to-vegetarians, they do not eat flesh or milk products, ...
  • Atkins High In Protein
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    The Atkins Diet states that you can change your metabolism and lose weight easily by simply eating foods high in protein and fat and limiting foods high in carbohydrates. Consuming a high level of carbohydrates causes overproduction of insulin, Dr. Atkins says, leading to increased hunger and weight gain. So using "controlled" Carbohydrates which are limited to only 15 to 60 grams per day. While protein and fat are highly encouraged and pastas and breads are discouraged. Protein enriched foods s...
  • Akins Diet Atkins People Diets
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    The Atkins's Diet In a society where ones' pants size measures their self worth, it is no wonder why "fad diets," have taken over in the struggle to lose weight. Over the past few decades, Hollywood has painted an unattainable image of the "perfect body." Although many celebrities physical appearance may appear healthy, the measures taken to obtain their body, can cause numerous health risks. It seems as though, every time people turn on their television, or flip through a magazine, there is a n...
  • High Carbo Diets Protein Diet
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    High Carbo Diets The High Protein Diet Controversy Aaron D. Anderson Cumberland College Health Issues II Spring Monday, February 12, 2000 Introduction The traditional dietary guidelines most of us were taught in school are now being challenged as a result of a new diet. Remember when your teacher told you that all you needed to do to eat healthy you just needed to consume a lot of pastas and breads and eat meats and fats sparingly. Times have changed. In today's fast paced world of dot coms and ...
  • Raw Foods Diet Enzymes Food Cooking
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    What's up with the Raw Deal? The Atkins diet? South-Beach Diet? Jenny Craig? Weight Watchers? But a Raw-food only diet? What the... ? ! Consuming only raw foods? Not cooking anything? Isn't that unhealthy? Not according to advocates of this diet. The raw foods diet is among some of the latest fad and celebrity-hyped diets out there today, you can even find some restaurants that only serve raw foods. The name of the raw food diet says it all: You only consume raw, unprocessed foods. Diet devotees...
  • South Beach Diet Weight Loss
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    South Beach Diet The South Beach Diet is a relatively new weight loss diet. It was developed by Miami cardiologist Arthur Agatston, M. D. , who is the director of the Mount Sinai Cardiac Prevention Center. The diet is meant to promote weight loss but not at the expense of heart health. Unlike other wildly popular low-care plans, South Beach calls for keeping tabs on saturated fats and favors lean meats and proteins over bacon, cheeseburgers, and steaks. With this diet there is no calorie counti...
  • High Fiber Diet Improves Type 2 Diabetes Control
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    ABSTRACT II Gene Gilded CHS 210 T/TH 2: 30/3: 45 Dr. Jerry Powell Health Education Date: November 1, 2000, Title: High fiber diet improves Type 2 diabetes control, Source: NUTRITION GLYCEMIC index, Sep 2000, Vol. 355 Issue 9217, p 1794, 15 p, Author (s): Allen, Pam In this abstract I will be talking about priority health-risk behaviors, such as late-onset of diabetes, a present study shows that a high fiber diet improves type II diabetes, the late- onset stage. The cause for the late- onset of t...
  • Atkins Diet Westman Carbohydrates Health
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    Proper nutrition and dieting has been quite a controversial topic over the past century. In the past couple decades an enormous amount of effort has been put forth toward infomercials for various products guaranteed to make people lose weight. Some of these products include "ab tronics" which shock the abdominal muscles; in theory they are supposed to simulate the movement of crunches. So, a person would be able to watch television with the belt on and fool their body into thinking he were doing...
  • Atkins Diet Analysis Carbohydrates High Weight
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    Human Nutrition Cynthia Hayden University Of Phoenix SCI 220 July 14, 2003 During the last decade, Americans have been trying to loose weight through various weight loss programs. A specific program that endured ridicule since the early 70's, but has finally been approved has an effective diet, which is the Atkins Diet, by Robert C. Atkins, a cardiologist who spoke highly on the dangers of sugar and carbs. Dr. Atkins had been called names by peers and even brought before a senate committee, but ...
  • Individual Weight Loss Paper
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    Individual Paper on a Weight-Loss Program The weight-Loss program I am reviewing is the Atkins diet. The Atkins diet has gained significant popularity within the United States due to its basics allowing you to eat all the meat and cheese you want. According to Dr. Atkins, the cornerstone of the Atkins philosophy is a four-phase eating plan in conjunction with vitamin and mineral supplementation and regular exercise. Further, it is based upon four principles (Atkins, 2003). Phase 1 is the introdu...
  • The Atkins Diet Protein High Weight
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    Nutritional Assessment of The Atkins Diet Mary is a 20 year old college student who is 5'5" tall and weighs 165. Her friend at exercise class tells her about a new diet called The Atkins Diet. Will this weight-loss plan work for Mary? Answer the following questions to help determine the correct answer to this. Does the diet meet all nutritional needs except energy? Explain. (4 points) No. The Atkins Diet encourages dieters to significantly reduce carbohydrate intake and therefore deprives the bo...
  • The Atkins Diet Weight Phase Loss
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    The Atkins diet, a weight loss diet high in protein and low in carbohydrates developed by Dr. Robert C. Atkins, M. D. nearly 30 years ago, is a unique and popular weight loss method that is the subject of much debate. The Atkins diet has basically four phases; the first phase is called the induction phase^1. This phase is where the dieter restricts carbohydrate consumption to 20 grams each day. The dieter receives carbohydrates primarily from salad and other non-starchy vegetables during this p...
  • Lose Weigh Foods Diet Eat
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    A Review of The Eat More, Weigh Less, Hawaii Diet The Eat More, Weigh Less, Hawaii Diet claims that you can "eat all the food you want, never have that feeling of hunger, still lose weight, and be healthier than you ever have been's imply by eating the traditional foods of Hawaiians. The Eat More, Weigh Less, Hawaii Diet was developed by Dr. Shintani at the Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center in Hawaii. He treated native Hawaiians with diseases such as obesity, diabetes, atherosclerosis, a...