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  • Common Binging Foods
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    Bulimia Americans place a great deal of importance on being thin. All of the models, television personalities, and athletes are extremely thin. Trendy clothing styles are all made to flatter the thin figure. These constant reminders say to the American youth that in order to be successful, you must be thin. As a result, 1 in 10 teenage girls struggle with an eating disorder. Bulimia, one type of eating disorder, which is harmful to your physical and mental health, is becoming very popular with t...
  • 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...
  • Industrial Minerals
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    Mining is one of the largest commercial jobs. The word mining doesn't sound very important to ordinary peoples who doesn't know geology. After I read this book, I knew our culture need industrial minerals more than they need anything else except food, but even food could not be produced without minerals. There are only a few of the world's five billion people who don't rely on mineral everyday. Unfortunately, there is many factors concerning these industrial activities. Will it make profit or is...
  • Taste Perception For The Food Industry
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    Abstract: The flavor of food is what compels us to eat certain items. The taste sensations of different food combinations are at time mesmerizing. The restaurant industry has long been based on tending to the need of the consumer, feeding them good food. As economic times change, there are more appearances of chain casual dining restaurants. Consequently, the change brought a need of consistency of food products. Food science is a field where the study of people and food. The field has been cont...
  • People In The Food Service Industry
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    The POSitouch System Convention and Group Sales Sunday, April 06, 1997 POSitouch The POSitouch system was conceived in 1982, by the Ted and Bill Fuller, owners of the Gregg's Restaurant chain. They were looking to increase the efficiency of there restaurants through the use of computer technology. During there search they found systems but none meeting there total needs. That is why the Fullers created the company, (R.D. C) Restaurant Data Concepts. RDC keeps developing better and more efficient...
  • Growth And Development Of The Infant
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    Nutrition for Infants, Children, and Adolescents Each child is an unique individual whose heredity and environment shape the course of his or her life. Woven into the daily life are aspects of food and nutrition. What childhood memories of food do you have Are these memories healthy or unhealthy Foods and their nutrients are essential to life. In the beginning years of life an infant's nutritional health depends on the family unit. Parents must have knowledge of the changing food needs of the ch...
  • Foodborne Illness
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    Food borne illnesses are caused by consuming contaminated foods or beverages. There are many different disease-causing microbes, or pathogens. In addition, poisonous chemicals, or other harmful substances can cause food borne illnesses if they are present in food. More than two hundred and fifty different food borne illnesses have been described; almost all of these illnesses are infections. They are caused by a variety of bacteria, viruses, and parasites that can be food borne. (Center 1) Food ...
  • Sweet Foods To Preschool Children
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    Fueling Growth Children come in a variety of shapes and sizes. Their genetic blueprints determine how fast and how big they will grow. Some children are destined to grow slowly while others make rapid leaps in development. Genetic, environmental, hormonal, nutritional and behavioral factors work together to determine a child's rate of growth. As the caregiver, your job is to provide the right materials for growth - a wide variety of nutritious foods. Nutrition During Pregnancy Proper nutrition d...
  • Basic Needs Of Food
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    "We can't expect the poor to limit their family sizes when they need children to help support their family. The real problem in their world is not overpopulation but poverty and the unequal distribution of wealth. These must be tackled first". Examine this statement and discuss appropriate solutions. While overpopulation is a problem that plagues many developing nations, it would be wrong to assume that it is their main problem, or that the countering of overpopulation should receive priority ab...
  • Requirements Of The National School Lunch Program
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    A visit to a school lunchroom at noon would quickly dispel any preconceived view of how lunch goes down in children. Most youngsters will dive for the cookies first eat a bite or two out of the sandwich and the apple, throw away the rest, and turn to the serious business of snack foods. There are approximately 25 million children in 93,000 schools who receive breakfast and lunch through the school cafeteria. Although research has shown that eating healthy at an early age helps youngsters develop...
  • Health Teachings To Mothers
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    Relationship of Maternal Diet to Infant Health: A Reaction Paper on the article " Your Nine-Month Guide to Eating and Gaining" The old saying that a pregnant woman must "eat for two" is not just a myth - it is a scientific fact. However, this does not mean that the woman needs to eat enough for two adults. She does not need to increase her intake to provide enough nutrients for the growing fetus. Many women will not have to increase by much the quantity of food eaten, but they will have to incre...
  • Variety Of Foods From Five Food Groups
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    Atherosclerosis comes from the Greek words at hero (meaning Gruel or paste) and sclerosis (hardness). It involves deposits of fatty substances, cholesterol, cellular waste products, calcium and fibrin (a clotting material in the blood) in the inner lining of an artery. Atherosclerosis can affect the arteries of the brain, heart, kidneys, other vital organs, and the arms and the legs. When atherosclerosis develops in the arteries that supply the brain (carotid arteries), a stroke may occur, when ...
  • My Breath For 2 1 2 Minutes
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    Purpose: The purpose of this lab is to learn basic steps that are involved in respiration. The idea is to learn the structures of the respiratory system. Materials: The materials needed for this experiment are prepared slides of trachea tissue and lung tissue. We will also need a microscope. Procedure: The procedure is to take out a microscope and place it on your desk, plug it in and turn it on. Next, get the slides from the professor. Place the prepared slide of the trachea tissue into the slo...

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