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  • 2 Grams Of Olestra Per Day
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    Olestra Technically speaking, it was to be the something that was supposedly going to change the world. Stock analysts even proclaimed it as being the 'single most important discovery in the history of the food industry', and would generate over a billion dollars annually in sales becoming Procter and Gambles, the creators, best selling product. What is not to like about a product which replaces the fat content in previously named junk food such as potato chips? Apparently quite a bit. Olestra w...
  • Body Needs Water
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    Nutrition is the science that deals with food and how the body uses it. All living things need food to live. The food supplies energy, which people need to perform certain actions. Food also provides substances that the body needs to build and repair its tissues and to regulate its organs and organ systems. Food provides certain chemical substances needed in order for a person to maintain good health. These chemical substances are called nutrients. Nutrients can perform three important functions...
  • Behavioral Symptoms Of The Anorexic
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    Anorexia nervosa is a life threatening eating disorder defined by a refusal to maintain fifteen percent of a normal body weight through self-starvation (NAMI 1). Ninety-five percent of anorexics are women between the ages of twelve and eighteen, however, in the past twenty years, this disorder has become a growing threat to high school and college students (Maloney and Kranz 60). Anorexia produces a multitude of symptoms, and if not treated, anorexia can lead to permanent physical damage or deat...
  • Foods Rich In Complex Carbohydrates
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    Carbohydrates For my health project I did carbohydrates. They are the bodies energy source. Carbohydrates supply the body with the energy it needs to function. They are found almost exclusively in plant foods, such as fruits, vegetables, peas, and beans. Milk and milk products are the only foods derived from animals that contain a significant amount of carbohydrates. Carbohydrates are divided into two groups, simple carbohydrates and complex carbohydrates. Simple carbohydrates, sometimes called ...
  • Deficiency Of Vitamins In The Body
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    Anorexia and Bulimia Nervosa " When she was fourteen, a modeling agency said that her face was too fat. It was a death sentence. ' (Toronto Sun, 1994) Sheena Carpenter died in November 1993. She was found on the kitchen floor of her apartment by her mother. She was twenty-two years old... and weighed only fifty pounds. Sheena was just one of the alarming numbers of young women who become obsessed with the shape and size of their bodies, and suffer harmful, or in this case, fatal effects from eat...
  • Potassium In The Body
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    Potassium Potassium is a vital element in the human body. Potassium had never been distinguished between sodium until the eighteenth century. Before potassium was recognized as an element, potassium carbonate was mixed with animal fat to make soap. It was discovered by Sir Humphrey Davy in England, in 1807. Sir Davy was able to isolate potassium using electrolysis. Potassium was the first metal isolated by this procedure. Today, it is still not found free in nature. It is obtained by electrolysi...
  • Social Causes The Cult Of Thinness
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    Cult-Like Attributes Many modern women subject themselves to an intense day-to-day involvement in the pursuit of thinness demands. These demands resemble those behaviors commonly associated with cult hood. Three main "tools" are used in order to achieve this goal or ideal. The Cult of Thinness invests in thinness through primary rituals. The rituals are followed through by the obsession of a particular "ideal" body. There are also extremities or positions of higher authority with extreme involve...
  • Bodies Of The People In Leningrad
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    Starving Society It has been said that hunger is sharper than the sword. This saying becomes much clearer after reading the book The Siege, by Helen Dunmore. The book paints an overpowering picture of the suffering that accompanies starvation. I know I was much more thankful for the food I have after reading the book. The story takes place in 1941 in Leningrad. It is a time when the people of Leningrad are overwhelmed by the fear of Stalin's secret police and also the rumors that the Germans are...
  • Significant Source Of Cadmium Contamination For Soils
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    Cadmium and sewage sludge This essay concentrates on the heavy metal cadmium, and its occurrence in the environment, its pathways into and out of the human body and its movement into and out of Sewage sludge. Firstly, I will provide a clear definition of the Heavy Metal Cadmium. What is Cadmium? Cadmium is a naturally occurring element in the earth's crust. Pure cadmium is a soft silver-white metal, but this form is not common in the environment. Rather, cadmium is most often encountered in comb...
  • Galan's Understanding Of The Body's Nutrition
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    Nurturing or poisoning? Brian Tucker Science and Math Tutorial April 22, 2005 Galen: On the Natural Faculties The human race has become fascinated and awe-struck by the phenomenal research and findings of the past century. From improved sanitation to prescription drugs for every cough or ache, technology makes life simpler and healthier. Humans are living longer, experiencing better health and suffering from illness and disease less. Right? On the contrary, in the United States, one in three peo...
  • Body For Life Program
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    By: Jeff Joseph 1. Body For Life 2. Author Bill Phillips, is the chief editor of Muscle Media Magazine and a fitness guru. Dedicating his life to physical fitness, Phillips' work is known universally throughout the world of bodybuilding and nutrition. Phillips is also an executive officer of EAS (Engineered and Applied Sciences), the leader in sports nutrition and supplementation. Along with his professional business background, Phillips is a certified personal trainer, whose teaching is acknowl...
  • Loss Of Body Fat
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    Anorexia Have you ever seen people constantly playing with their food? One might think they have a stomach problem or are not interested in food. Actually, they might be hiding the symptoms of a disease which affects millions of Americans. The National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders says that there is an estimated 7 million females and 1 million males who suffer with this disorder. This disease is known as anorexia. There are many factors that influence people to become...
  • Essential O Large Food Molecules
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    Explain why digestion of large food molecules is essential o Large food molecules must be digested as they are crucial to our bodies. We would die if we could not digest them Explain the needs for enzymes in digestion o Enzymes are 3 D globular proteins. They increase the rate of reaction though they are not part of the reaction. They lower the activation energy i.e. the amount of energy needed for reaction to occur. Biological Catalysts State the source, substrate and optimum pH for one of each...
  • Known As Classical Botulism
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    Specifics There are three forms of human botulism: Infant botulism, food borne botulism and wound botulism (Arnon 1997). Due to the limits presented by this assignment, I will concentrate on food borne botulism, otherwise known as classical botulism. General Description Clostridium botulinum is a gram- positive, spore forming, rod shaped bacterium which is derived from the soil, but grows in many meats and vegetables (Minton 1989). C. botulinum is known to grow best in the absence of air (Encart...
  • Lord And The Lord For The Body
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    "Food is for the belly and the belly for food, you say. True; and one day God will put an end to both. But the body is not for fornication; it is for the Lord-and the Lord for the body". 1st Corinthians 6: 13 The Broadman Bible Commentary In the Broadman Commentary it talks most about how the Corinthians were using a phrase of the day to justify the practice of sexual immoralities. Food is for the belly and the belly for food. They were tying to tie that saying with a philosophy that the body wa...
  • Knowledge On Ones Body
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    European Body and Soul Philosophy and the Body: Health and the Body in the Ancient World The practice of medicine along with rhetoric and philosophy was considered a high form of culture. Philosophy and medicine were considered related. Medicine was not only considered to cure illnesses but also to define knowledge on ones body, what one ate and other activities such as sleeping and wakefulness, medicine was considered to be rational. If Philosophy was for the spiritual, medicine was for the bod...
  • Bee Pollen Show
    600 words
    It's a fully mechanized, computer controlled system. Potentiation takes place in an oxygen-free environment, with never coming into contact with the surrounding air or human hands. No degradation or oxidation can occur. Total quality control includes regular inspections for sterility, purity and effectiveness, including visual, microscopic and thionic testing. Packaging is in both sterile capsules and sterile bottles. Let me introduce you to the exciting key which unlocks better health and vital...
  • Digest Food
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    Britt ni Philpot 8th Grade Health Introduction How does the Digestion System Work? The digestive system is a series of hollow organs joined in a long tube that starts at the mouth and ends at the anus. Inside the tube is a lining called the mucosa. In the mouth, stomach, and small intestine, the mucosa contains tiny glands that produce juices to help digest food. Two solid organs, the liver and the pancreas, produce digestive juices that reach the intestine through small tubes. The digestive jui...
  • Important For Survival Over Food
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    An average, but healthy, person is capable of surviving without food for forty or more days, however, that same person would not be able to survive for more than three to five days without water. It is very important to keep water going in the human body because of a couple of reasons. The body is primarily composed of water and the balance of the water in a human is critical. Once the water level starts to decrease, cells in the body cannot be hydrated and a person will start to go through dehy...

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