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  • Percent Of Calories
    320 words
    A.) Throughout my whole diet analyzed project I found out that almost every category was significantly above the standards. My calories where averaging about 150 percent each day, which is okay for a very active person like me that needs the calories. But the category's that lacked some what was my dietary fiber, it generally stayed around 75 percent. Also my Vitamin E was significantly lacking, and that average around 35 percent. B.) On average, the percent of calories that came from fats, carb...
  • Antitoxins Like Vitamin E
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    Vitamin E is a fat-soluble vitamin found in vegetable oil, nuts, leafy green vegetables and whole-wheat flour. Vitamin E is an antitoxin that protects your cells against the potentially damaging byproducts of your body's metabolism. The daily amount of Vitamin E that should taken by a healthy adult is 15 mg or 22 IU (International Units). Vitamin E does many good things for our body. It promotes normal growth and development in younger individuals. It acts as an anti-blood clotting agent, which ...
  • Hands E Coli
    318 words
    Each year, there are a reported 33 million cases of food poisonings in the US, 15 million of those are caused by kitchens in the home. Besides symptoms of nausea, diarrhea, and fever, 9,000 deaths per year are because of bacterial food poisonings. (CDC) The most germ-filled location in the house is the average kitchen. That is why anti-bacterial soaps are important to use while working in the kitchen. Hand washing is actually the recommended key method to stay healthy by the Centers for Disease ...
  • Antioxidant Effects Of Vitamin E
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    The benefits of vitamin E are now fairly well established. Out of a controversial past it has become clear that vitamin E plays important roles as an antioxidant, in your immune system, in preventing heart disease and even in helping prevent cancer. As if this wasn't enough, the research continues into other beneficial effects that vitamin E may have. It's not particularly easy to come by however meaning if you want to get all the benefits you probably should consider a supplement to your diet. ...
  • Parkinson's Disease Vitamin E Vitamin E
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    Parkinson's Disease and the protective mechanism of the antioxidant Vitamin E Description and Risks Parkinson's disease (PD) is a progressive movement disorder marked by tremors, rigidity, slow movements, and postural instability. It is a chronic, progressive neuro degenerative disease caused by decreased production of dopamine, a neurotransmitter. Dopamine is responsible for most of the body's smooth muscle movements. As a result, motor control in Parkinson's patients is disrupted, causing anyt...
  • Diet High In Vitamin C
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    Strengths and Weaknesses My diet seems to be reasonably healthy when compared to the Recommended Nutrient Intakes. It does, however, contain deficiencies in some essential nutrients while an excess of several others. In observing my nutrient summary, I realize that my diet is considerably deficient in Vitamin E; I consume only 43% of the RNI. This is probably due to the lack of leafy green vegetables, which are rich in Vitamin E, in my diet. My lack of vegetable consumption is also evident in th...

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