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  • Atkins Diet

    Atkins Diet

    In nowadays, the world is full of diets you can choose from. People are choosing any diet if they are sure that it will help them to decrease weight. However, many people are ignorant to the fact that the diets can cause some negative problems that can really endanger and damage the health. They should be more careful and before they go on the diet, carefully examine what it takes. For many people, the ways,

    Essay Length: 1,836 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: Max
  • The Atkins Diet

    The Atkins Diet

    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

    Essay Length: 305 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 23, 2009 By: Vika
  • Atkins Diet

    Atkins Diet

    With the Americans being increasingly conscious of their weight, and their reluctance to exercise, they turn their attention to diet plans which were less costly than programs offered by slimming centers. Dr Atkins stepped up in 1992 to offer his low-carb theory once again despite his failures for the past 20 years, not to mention the fact that many had tried introducing this theory which contradicts the traditional low-calories weight loss diet plan. Tapping on

    Essay Length: 1,153 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: January 13, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Atkins Diet Vs. Food Pyramid

    Atkins Diet Vs. Food Pyramid

    In today's society, people's appearance means a lot to them. One of the major things that people focus on is their weight. There are dozens of new diets that people try every year. One of the more popular diets in the last few years is the Atkins diet. Even though it does help you lose weight quickly and easily, it doesn't provide a well nutritional eating style. The Atkins Diet plan was developed by Dr.

    Essay Length: 1,060 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: February 7, 2010 By: Mike
  • The Controversial Atkins Diet

    The Controversial Atkins Diet

    The Controversial Atkins Diet The Atkins diet is a controversial topic to discuss. Now, having deeply researched the Atkins diet, I have learned there is a lot that is positive about Atkins' approach. Still, I'm convinced there are better ways to get the benefits of Atkins without its downsides. By eating healthily and exercising, a person can reap the same benefits. As you're undoubtedly aware, Dr. Atkins' basic premise is that we've all been eating

    Essay Length: 1,035 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: April 26, 2010 By: Fonta
  • The Atkins Diet - Is It Safe and Effective?

    The Atkins Diet - Is It Safe and Effective?

    The Atkins Diet: Is it Safe and Effective? People in today's society all want to find the perfect solution to their weight problems. They are looking for a diet which would allow them to eat all the foods they love and still loose weight. Dr. Robert Atkins, founder of the Atkins Diet, devised a diet that allows people to eat such food as fried eggs, bacon, steak and other high-fat foods as long as they

    Essay Length: 526 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: May 1, 2010 By: Andrew
  • The Atkins’s Diet

    The Atkins’s Diet

    The Atkins’s Diet In a society where ones’ pants size measures their self worth, it is no wonder why “fad diets,” have taken over in the struggle to lose weight. Over the past few decades, Hollywood has painted an unattainable image of the “perfect body.” Although many celebrities physical appearance may appear healthy, the measures taken to obtain their body, can cause numerous health risks. It seems as though, every time people turn on their

    Essay Length: 2,254 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: March 11, 2010 By: Tommy
  • Is Atkins Good or Bad?

    Is Atkins Good or Bad?

    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

    Essay Length: 1,088 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Mike
  • The Diet of Sea Otters

    The Diet of Sea Otters

    Ecologists have long observed that when food becomes scarce, animal populations exploit a wider range of food sources. So scientists studying southern sea otters at different sites in California's coastal waters were not surprised to find that the dietary diversity of the population is higher where food is limited. But this diversity was not reflected in the diets of individual sea otters, which instead showed dietary specialization in response to limited food. The new findings

    Essay Length: 930 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Edward
  • I Am Convinced That Diets Do Not Work

    I Am Convinced That Diets Do Not Work

    I Am Convinced That Diets Do Not Work I walked into my closet this morning looking for something comfortable to wear. I tried on several outfits but none of them seemed to fit. “That’s strange”, I said to myself. Only three months ago, I could have worn anything in my closet. What went wrong? I thought I would be slim for life. At least that’s what my last “fad diet program’ promised. I lost over

    Essay Length: 839 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Analysis of Three Day Diet

    Analysis of Three Day Diet

    Analysis of Three Day Diet My diet is about 50% carbohydrates, 10% proteins, and 40% fats. This is the reason of why my proposal is what I chose. As you can tell I have not been following my proposal, and I do not like the way my diet is. I have lost around eight pounds since I turned in my proposal. I have been working out more, because of our class time, but I have

    Essay Length: 323 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Mike
  • Dna by Diet

    Dna by Diet

    Week 2-B Assignment: DNA by diet. SC 100 I002 FALL 06 Instructor: Tricia S Keiter February 10, 2007 I found some interesting research done concerning heredity and disease from two scientists at Duke University. They were examining the agouti mice species whom possess a specific gene different from other mice named the agouti gene, making their fur bright yellow and their body composition very obese. This gene also made them susceptible to contracting illnesses such

    Essay Length: 638 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 20, 2009 By: Jack
  • Does Diet Coke Kill

    Does Diet Coke Kill

    have used aspartame for years. I've also wholeheartedly recommended products containing NutraSweet to my clients, as well as promoting its use in recipes. So, when I was recently contacted by a sports nutrition company to do some consulting work on the health risks associated with aspartame ingestion, was understandably reluctant to accept the assignment. I questioned their marketing director, What if I don't think there are any significant health risks associated with aspartame?" His

    Essay Length: 2,456 Words / 10 Pages
    Submitted: November 29, 2009 By: regina
  • South Beach Diet Fanatics

    South Beach Diet Fanatics

    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 Sarwer, associate professor of psychology and director of education at the Weight

    Essay Length: 1,931 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: November 29, 2009 By: Mike
  • The Fat Smash Diet - the Last Diet You'll Ever Need

    The Fat Smash Diet - the Last Diet You'll Ever Need

    The Fat Smash Diet The Last Diet You'll Ever Need The fat smash diet is a book written by Ian K. Smith. Ian is a doctor and wrote this book to help the average person lose weight and keep the weight off the rest of your life. I liked this book because it only tells about the physical side of losing weight and not the emotional side and it also shows you steps to keep

    Essay Length: 376 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: November 29, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Gluten and Casein Diet for Children with Autism

    Gluten and Casein Diet for Children with Autism

    My daughter is ten years old when she was eight we found out about the gluten and casein diet. We were not told by professionals that we had seen in the past. We started when she was sixteen months old and she was not developing normally. I went to a conference and the doctor talked about the diet and having your children tested. I had her tested and she was high in gluten and casein

    Essay Length: 337 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 4, 2009 By: Fonta
  • Road Diets Safety

    Road Diets Safety

    Road Diet Safety A "road diet" is converting a roadway from four lanes to three lanes (one through lane in each direction and a two-way, continuous left-turn lane), is frequently suggested as a traffic calming solution or to address left-turn related crashes on undivided four-lane urban roadways where widening may not be an option (Wikipedia, 2006). A data analysis to assess the reduction in crash history due to "road diets" in Iowa was conducted by

    Essay Length: 319 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 9, 2009 By: Victor
  • Changes in American Diet

    Changes in American Diet

    Changes in American diet. August 26, 2004 Outline of Paper I. Introduction A. This paper will consider the adaptations of the United States to a changing diet, from the early to late twentieth century. B. The purpose of this project is to research the evolution in American cuisine throughout the 1900s, towards a more convenience-based pattern of food consumption. The modernization of the United States, particularly in terms of the workforce, will be examined as

    Essay Length: 3,439 Words / 14 Pages
    Submitted: December 10, 2009 By: Janna
  • American Diet

    American Diet

    American Diet In the document, “Fat and Politics: Suing Fast Food Companies” by Michael Stephans, he explains why fast food restaurants such as McDonalds, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, Wendy’s and Burger King should be sued. He also explains why the government should step in and attempt to regulate or put restrictions on how much nutritional value a food should have. In addition heart disease is America’s number one killer because of the desire for people

    Essay Length: 760 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 15, 2009 By: Mike
  • Adeherance to a Mediterranean Diet

    Adeherance to a Mediterranean Diet

    Adherence to a Mediterranean Diet and survival in a Greek Population Hypothesis: The purpose of this study was to find out if Adhering to a “Mediterranian” diet will improve longevity. In recent years there have been several epidemiologic studies that have tried to link dietary patterns with increased longevity. This particular study focuses on the Mediterranian diet and its effects on longevity. The Traditional Mediterranean diet is characterized by a high intake of vegetables, legumes,

    Essay Length: 892 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 22, 2009 By: regina
  • Diet


    Introductory Essay A few key points in my diet that I know I must work on is variety, moderation, and the one that I need most is activity. I have noticed since starting this class that I lack all three of these in one way or another. When it comes to Vitamins, I take a multi- vitamin, vitamin E 400eu, and vitamin C ester-c 500. I have noticed that my fat intake has been way

    Essay Length: 311 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: December 26, 2009 By: David
  • Trend Analysis: Fad Diets

    Trend Analysis: Fad Diets

    Fad Diets Any American with a television set has surely seen an infomercial by some company touting the next fool proof diet scheme. These diet plans claim that customers will lose twenty, thirty, or many more pounds in weeks. Americans are obsessed with dieting, and rightly so. Today, thirty-three percent of the population is classified as being obese, or extremely over weight. This alarming statistic has risen almost ten percent from figures in the 1980s.

    Essay Length: 1,729 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: January 1, 2010 By: Max
  • Diet and Exercise

    Diet and Exercise

    Diet and Exercise Diet and exercise is a huge topic in today’s society. Whether we want to admit it or not; America is a fat country. I chose to do my project on this topic. Instead of trying one of those diets that everyone thinks work, I came across some information. “Proper diet and exercise are the mainstays for a healthy lifestyle, although many Americans turn to costly fad diets and exercise programs that fail

    Essay Length: 1,522 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: January 6, 2010 By: Tommy
  • The Role of Diet in the Aetiology of Coronary Heart Disease

    The Role of Diet in the Aetiology of Coronary Heart Disease

    1.0 Summary The report to discusses the role of diet in the aetiology of Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) and critically assesses the measures the government has taken in trying to reduce death rates from CHD through dietary measures. Two of the health campaigns the government has been partially successful in are: • 5-a-day fruit and veg campaign • 6g of salt campaign There is a lot of information available from the government but some of

    Essay Length: 3,090 Words / 13 Pages
    Submitted: January 9, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Diet and Fitness

    Diet and Fitness

    Introduction: The topic I chose for my exercise and nutritional prescription for a specific disease state was one obese 55 year old female and one relatively healthy 55 year old female. What went into my selection process is the fact that obesity is a huge problem is America. A recent poll shows that men tend to be more overweight, but there are more obese women in America then men. This fact interested me and it

    Essay Length: 1,060 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: January 11, 2010 By: Jessica

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