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  • Food Addiction

    Food Addiction

    Addiction is a dependence on a substance in which the affected individual feels powerless to stop. Millions of Americans have addictions to drugs, alcohol, nicotine, and even to behaviors such as compulsive gambling and shopping. Our recent studies suggest that millions of Americans are addicted to food, as well. An average American is bombarded daily with random propaganda to try to sell what some would consider "perfection". Most American citizens try to emulate those fictional

    Essay Length: 1,496 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 18, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Food for Thought

    Food for Thought

    Genetically modified foods (GM foods) are crops that are created for human or animal consumption by altering the genetic makeup of living organisms such as animals, plants, or bacteria. Modifying these organisms can enhance desired traits including an increased resistance to herbicides and improved nutritional content (Bren). GM foods have great potential but, at the same time, are causing much controversy. There are four primary methods of gene transfer. One method, which is primarily

    Essay Length: 1,315 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 19, 2009 By: Janna
  • Food of the People, by the People, and for the People

    Food of the People, by the People, and for the People

    In 2000, the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) left some 190 governments struggling to maintain their global competitiveness, but while still adhering to its principles of alleviating poverty and stimulating development in poor countries. In particular, The World Bank (WB) is dedicated to promoting agriculture for development—a roundabout technique that avoids considering the complexities of the food system nor the individual within the poverty alleviation process. The Goals’ places weight on industrialized nations and their capitalist

    Essay Length: 853 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: February 21, 2010 By: Mike
  • Food Poisoning

    Food Poisoning

    Food poisoning occurs when food contaminated with organisms is ingested. Even though food poisoning is quite rare in the United States, it affects between 60 and 80 million people worldwide each year and results in approximately 6 to 8 million deaths. Food poisoning can be caused by Staph aureus, E.coli enteritis, salmonella, shigella, campylobacter, cholera, botulism, mushroom poisoning, listeria bacillus cereus, fish poisoning, and yersinia. The symptoms from the most common types of food

    Essay Length: 251 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Food Restrictions and Bans

    Food Restrictions and Bans

    Americans today are more unhealthy, overweight and obese than ever. Many people and places are trying to get Americans healthy again. New York City is one and many place in the United States that has put restriction or bans on certain types of food products, or the amount of a product that can be sold. This topic is extremely controversial because some people think it is unfair to take tell us what we can and

    Essay Length: 907 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: February 27, 2017 By: reedw
  • Food Security

    Food Security

    Food security exists when all people, at all time have physical and economical access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food to meet their dietary needs and food preferences for an active healthy life. Food security is a basic human right and is achieved through three essential components: availability, access and utilisation - preparation and consumption of food and the biological capacity of an individuals to absorb and utilise nutrients in the food they eat -.

    Essay Length: 320 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 4, 2009 By: Andrew
  • Food Stamp Reform - Healthy Food Choices

    Food Stamp Reform - Healthy Food Choices

    Danielle Green 3/23/14 Toulmin argument paper Healthy food choices Millions of Americans everyday depend on government assisted programs such as SNAP (food stamps), Medicaid, Social Security, Disability and WIC. These programs are offered to those who qualify under certain income or status guidelines. Each program is designed to help people through difficult times in their lives by providing either supplemental income, an allowance for food purchases or coverage for medical treatment. Any and all government

    Essay Length: 4,654 Words / 19 Pages
    Submitted: March 6, 2016 By: Danielle Green
  • Foods and the Life Cycle

    Foods and the Life Cycle

    Foods and the Life Cycle Young Adults Tired? Hungry? Wish you had the time to cook a healthy meal? Do you wish you could even cook at all? Now you can!!! With only 20 minutes you can have a delicious and nutritious meal. PASTA PUTTANESCA 8 ounces whole-wheat thin spaghetti, vermicelli or angel hair 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/3 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley 1/4 cup pitted chopped Spanish or Greek

    Essay Length: 266 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 5, 2010 By: Mikki
  • For the Love of Our Parents

    For the Love of Our Parents

    Elderly abuse is defined as “any deliberate action or lack of action that causes harm to an older adult.” (Brownridge 55) It may take the form of: physical, financial, neglect, or psychological abuse. (Maclean 7-23) Statistics show that abuse towards the elderly is a substantial problem: A 1989 survey of 2000 elderly persons from private house holds found that 4% of the people reported being abused. (Health Canada) This is the equivalent of 98,000 elderly

    Essay Length: 1,191 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: April 3, 2010 By: Jon
  • Ford Pinto

    Ford Pinto

    There was strong competition for Ford in the American small-car market from Volkswagen and several Japanese companies in the 1960’s. To fight the competition Ford rushed its newest car the Pinto into production in much less time than is usually required to develop a car. The regular time to produce an automobile is 43 months Ford took 25. Before production however, Ford engineers discovered a major flaw in the cars design. In nearly all rear-end

    Essay Length: 397 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: June 10, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Fordist Principles

    Fordist Principles

    Most products people in the industrialized nations use today are turned out swiftly by the process of mass production, by people (and sometimes, robots) working on assembly lines using power-driven machines. People of ancient and medieval times had no such products. They had to spend long, tedious hours of hand labor even on simple objects. The energy, or power, they employed in work came almost wholly from their own and animals' muscles. The Industrial Revolution

    Essay Length: 490 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 12, 2011 By: buyie
  • Foreign Aid

    Foreign Aid

    It is no mystery that today we live in a society in which some are less privileged than others. It is clear and apparent to us everyday when we see the homeless and the diseased. On an international scale, however, it is also an issue as we find countries with lower standards of living and conditions of suffering and turmoil. We see these situations on the news and hear of “developed” countries offering aid

    Essay Length: 1,461 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: December 26, 2009 By: Venidikt
  • Foreign Aid as a Weapon

    Foreign Aid as a Weapon

    Foreign Aid As a Weapon If we would all just listen to Bono, from the pop band U2, he tells us that what the countries suffering from poverty really need is money. This popular idea in North America, that if we send money over to third world countries we will be able to end poverty, is simply ignorant. After all isn’t the saying, “Give a man a fish; you have fed him for today. Teach

    Essay Length: 372 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 2, 2010 By: Jon
  • Foreign Economic Policy of Barack Obama

    Foreign Economic Policy of Barack Obama

    Considering the fact that the US is one of the leading countries in the world, the foreign economic policy of the US is extremely important for the development of the US as well as for the development of the world at large. In actuality, it is the only superpower in the world and its economy is apparently among the world’s leading economies. At the same time, due to the process of civilization the international cooperation

    Essay Length: 1,449 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: February 22, 2010 By: Steve
  • Foreigners Are Ruining America (satirical Essay)

    Foreigners Are Ruining America (satirical Essay)

    A Modest Proposal “A way to rid ourselves of foreigners” This essay was written by, Sanel, a foreigner living in America for 8 years. The following “American Speaker” is based on Sanel’s personal view on Americans, and his personal belief on how Americans view foreigners. Foreigners are ruining our country. They take up our space, buy our houses, attend our schools, and drive on our already busy roads. They are different from us and do

    Essay Length: 1,123 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: April 19, 2010 By: Victor
  • Foreigners in Their Native Land Analysis

    Foreigners in Their Native Land Analysis

    Foreigners in their Native Land In the chapter Foreigners in their Native land: Manifest Destiny in the Southwest, Ronald Takaki describes the ideology of manifest destiny and its driving force to American colonists in the invasion of Mexican held territory in the Southwest during the 19th century. The conquest occurred in a progressive fashion that started with the war in 1936 that ceded Texas to the U.S. and culminated in the Mexican-American War from 1846

    Essay Length: 1,111 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: David
  • Forest Fires

    Forest Fires

    A. Imagine you’re inside of your house minding your own business and begin to smell smoke. You step outside only to discover that all the forests surrounding your house are on fire. B. Believe it or not, every summer in the months of July and August, many European countries such as Spain and Portugal deal with hundreds of forest fires every year. C. This past July, while I was on vacation to Portugal, I personally

    Essay Length: 478 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: February 12, 2010 By: Fonta
  • Forever Young

    Forever Young

    The numbers are astonishing. More than 60,000 people in the United States are over the age of 100, and there are enough people over the age of 110 for them to have their own term: supercentenariums. What's the secret of their long lives? And, more importantly, are they exceptions to the rule? Perhaps, but maybe not. The fact is that we are living longer thanks to a combination of factors. According to the US Census,

    Essay Length: 1,151 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 10, 2009 By: Jessica
  • Foster Care: A Positive Alternative

    Foster Care: A Positive Alternative

    Foster Care: A Positive Alternative Many People have heard of foster care and have developed an opinion from non-factual stories or much altered stories about the system. Foster care has had a bad name placed on its shoulders because the majority of the stories told are the ones that went awry; when in all reality there are very few cases of foster care in which the children are in a detrimental environment. There are problems

    Essay Length: 1,778 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: December 6, 2009 By: Wendy
  • Foucault and the Theories of Power and Identity

    Foucault and the Theories of Power and Identity

    Foucault believed that power is never in any one person’s hands, it does not show itself in any obvious manner but rather as something that works its way into our imaginations and serves to constrain how we act. For example in the setting of a workplace the power does not pass from the top down; instead it circulates through their organizational practices. Such practices act like a grid, provoking and inciting certain courses of

    Essay Length: 1,370 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: April 1, 2010 By: Jack
  • Fountainhead


    The courtroom verdict at the Courtlandt trial had an immense impact on the lives of each main character in The Fountainhead. The revolutionary Roark is acquitted of the felony of destroying a public building. This verdict shakes the world of the evil Toohey, ultimately destroying him. It means the psychological destruction of Gail Wynand, a hard working businessman and friend of Roark's. It also brings on the collapse of the spineless Peter Keating, and it

    Essay Length: 1,356 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: April 20, 2010 By: Top
  • Four Wheel Lifestyle

    Four Wheel Lifestyle

    Four-Wheel Lifestyle World War II is the definning moment of the 20th cenury. It brought about the creation of the UN, the nuclear bomb, and the consumerism age know today. In the post-war era America was the leader of the world with the strongest economy that became based on the car. After the war the suburbans were created for the growing middle class who left the cities for a safer place in the outskirts.

    Essay Length: 1,219 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: March 28, 2010 By: Tasha
  • Fourteen a Day Keeps the Depression Away

    Fourteen a Day Keeps the Depression Away

    Fourteen a Day Keeps the Depression Away What is Bi- Polar disorder? It is a condition formerly known as Manic Depressive Disorder that involves depressive episodes along with periods of elevated moods known as mania. Symptoms of mania include an abnormally elevated mood, irritability, an overly inflated sense of self-esteem, and distractibility. Persons experiencing an episode of mania are generally talkative, have a decreased need for sleep, and may engage in reckless or risk-taking behaviors.

    Essay Length: 621 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 16, 2010 By: July
  • France


    Paris is one of the most visited cities in the world. It is the capital city of France and is the home of the Eiffel tower. Lyon, Marseille and Nantes are some other large cities within France. France’s Neighboring countries consist of; Spain, Italy and Germany. Agriculture The top vegetables/grains being produced in France are sugar beets, cereals and oil seeds. Beef and veal are a huge part of Frances meat production. Grapes are huge

    Essay Length: 451 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Anna
  • Francovich Case

    Francovich Case

    FRANCOVICH Joined Cases C-6/90 and C-9/90 EUROPEAN UNION LAW The Francovich Case, also known as Joined Cases C-6/90 and C-9/90, is raised by Andrea Francovich and Danila Bonifaci and Others (“the plaintiffs”) against the Italian Republic. It concerns the failure to implement a directive by a liable Member State. The Court of Justice decided this judgement on 19 November 1991. This judgement appears as the main precedent of the infringement proceeding of the European Union

    Essay Length: 918 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: February 24, 2015 By: beatrizprieto
  • Frankenstein, the Modern Prometheus

    Frankenstein, the Modern Prometheus

    In past and present, society has always put an emphasis on external appearance as opposed to inner personality. As a result, social classes are formed, such as upper and lower, wherein members of each class must uphold the norms defined by the prestige of the class. Upper classes are deemed to be perfect, as they contain the wealthy and the beautiful. This class distinction is heightened in Gothic literature where emotions and the persona of

    Essay Length: 1,026 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 28, 2009 By: Mike
  • Fraternal Bonding in the Locker Room

    Fraternal Bonding in the Locker Room

    “Fraternal Bonding In The Locker Room” The men’s locker room is known as the shrine of men and center of fraternal bonding. According to Timothy Jon Curry, “fraternal bond is usually considered to be a force, link, or affectionate tie that unites men”. Fraternal bonding is done through sports whenever they have the chance to talk about whatever is in their mind they would do it. It’s the reason men use to get close to

    Essay Length: 627 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 29, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Fraternization in the Army

    Fraternization in the Army

    Fraternization in the ARMY The mission of a soldier in todays Army is to live by the seven core Army values. It is my duty to be all that I can be, and to accomplish the tasks that have been assigned to me and become proficient in my warrior tasks. To be a multimedia illustrator for the military I must first become MOS qualified. That is the primary reason for me being here at Ft.

    Essay Length: 997 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 14, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Free College Tuition: An Annotated Bibliography

    Free College Tuition: An Annotated Bibliography

    FREE COLLEGE TUITION Free College Tuition: An Annotated Bibliography L. Emily Benford ENGL 111 – H2H Prof. Marshall November 5, 2015 ________________ Free College Tuition: An Annotated Bibliography Belkin, D. (2015, May 21). Student debt is hot topic for 2016 presidential field. Wall Street Journal. Retrieved from Summary – In this political article in The Wall Street Journal, Belkin discusses the relevance of free college and student debt in the current election. He explains

    Essay Length: 3,245 Words / 13 Pages
    Submitted: July 24, 2016 By: Laura Benford
  • Free Health Care: Best for Society as a Whole?

    Free Health Care: Best for Society as a Whole?

    "Free Health Care: Best for society as a whole?" Watching these videos reminded of watching Michael Moore's "Sicko" documentary, but on the other side of the spectrum. Before I address anything else, free health care sounds appealing, doesn't it? But what about its underlying and obvious repercussions? For society as a whole, why would you want the almighty, sinister government intervening with the coverage and dealings of your health? They would have even more control

    Essay Length: 708 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Wendy
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