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  • 30 Percent Fat 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,...
  • Low Fat Protein And Low Density Carbohydrates
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    I play water-polo. It is a physically demanding sport. Sometimes during games I am exhausted and then there are times in other games when I m energized. I began to wonder why this happens. Could it possibly be because I live on bread I have always thought what I ate didn t really matter. Could it be what you are is what you eat I decided to do a little research on nutrition and the endurance athlete. By far the most popular diet for athletes during the past fifteen years has been the high carboh...
  • 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 ...
  • Low Fat Diet Plans
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    Personal Diet and Weight Loss Management Analysis Each morning I get on the scales and hope that I can celebrate losing a pound or two. The numbers I see on the scale represent a gauge that keeps me moving forward in a weight loss program. When I look at the numbers on the scale I realize I am making progress in losing weight, however, am I putting my body at more risk just by limiting certain foods? Comparing and contrasting my typical diet to the amounts of daily nutrients recommended in the U...
  • Fat On The South Beach Diet
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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 at...
  • Atkins Diet
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    Ben Lee Page 1 8/10/2005 Writing 121 Is Atkins good or bad? Take a good look around, and you will see sexy and skinny people staring you in the face in some shape or form by the media. It seems like a propaganda machine that is trying to poison your mind, telling you can only be attractive, if you are either super skinny or super buff. Well folks, I have something to say. Look around and examine the average person. Most people do not look like models. To be attractive is to be thin, so a long-st...
  • Eating Foods High In Protein And Fat
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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...
  • Diet Plans
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    A Healthy Issue It has been long debated as to what method is the best way to lose weight. Every day it seems there is a new diet craze sweeping across America. The birth of fad diets has brought hope to those wanting to lose weight fast. Which is the best diet plan? There are so many to choose from now, and there are not only diet plans. There are hundreds of dietary supplements now available as well as new-age surgeries to help us battle the bulge. Each method has its own positives and negativ...
  • High Protein Diets For Weight Loss
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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...
  • Group On The Protein Power Plan Diet
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    Protein Power Diet Review Perhaps one of the most acclaimed of the low-carbohydrate diets, Protein Power, has helped thousands of people lose weight, avoid chronic disease, and increase health benefits, such as lowering cholesterol and blood pressure readings. Developed by Doctors Michael and Mary Dan Eades, the regimen calls for eating a protein-rich, moderate-fat, low-carbohydrate diet and an intense resistance exercise routine. Although no major healthcare organization embraces low-carbohydra...
  • Build Muscle And Marathon Runners Need
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    Big john's diet Over the 28 days I would think that big john will lose about 1 1/2 stone. I would aim to make him lose 4 lbs a week, through healthy diet of 3 meals a day which will provide all vitamins and minerals, also regular exercise. web Daily calorie intake - UK Department of Health Estimated Average Requirements (EAR) are a daily calorie intake of 1940 calories per day for women and 2550 for men. The average calorie requirement covers a wide range of individuals. Since most adults in the...
  • High Fat Phase Of Carbohydrate
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    Describe the role of carbohydrates in an athlete's diet: Carbohydrates are the main fuel an athlete uses during exercise. Carbohydrates can be found in the body in two different forms, complex sugars and simple sugars. Simple sugars are either one, two, or at most three units of sugar linked together in single molecules. They are identified easily by their sweet taste. However, complex sugars are high in fibre and cellulose. They are found in vegetable foods and help to lower the chances for hyp...

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