Essays Tagged: "Calcium"

Sacred Cow - Vegetarianism

. Since the beginning of time, humans have been consuming animals. A vegetarians diet lacks energy, calcium, zinc, and vitamins (B-12 and D). Without supplements, severe medical problems can arise. Al ...

(3 pages) 129 2 2.6 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Digestive teck path of the Big Mac.

ly fat, lettuce, pickles, and onions are niacin.The beef patties are protein,and cheeseis a form of calcium, fat, and protein.The piece of the BIG MAC is placed in the mouth and chewed, the starch is ...

(1 pages) 65 0 2.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

It's an essay on Elephantiasis.

e may be allergic reactions like itching and localized swelling. The body may also react by causing calcium tissue to be deposited around the worm, walling it off and eventually causing its death. In ...

(1 pages) 40 0 3.7 Jul/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Study of Akali Metal Contamination in Road Side Soil

istic of road salt contamination. This contamination is characterized by the presence of magnesium, calcium and sodium. The relationship between akali metal concentration and distance from the pavemen ... IntroductionA common technique in snow and ice removal on roadways is the application of magnesium, calcium, and sodium chloride salts to the surface of the road. When the ice melts it dissolves these ...

(6 pages) 39 0 3.0 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Differences and Effects of Natural and Synthetic Fertilizers

and whose absence can do a great harm to the development of the plant life. These nutrients include calcium, nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium, and are very sparse in most soils, making them the pri ...

(3 pages) 48 0 5.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Effect of road salt on the environment

preferred because it is cheap and effective. It costs 20 dollars a ton where as an alternative like calcium magnesium cost around 700 dollars a ton. Some 10 million tons of deicing salt is used each y ... ally deteriorates the structure of the soil. This cause a decrease in soil fertility. In most cases calcium in the soil is replaced by sodium in a anion exchange. The make the soil less usable by vege ...

(6 pages) 89 1 3.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Breast Milk: The Only Food That Baby Needs. This paper describes why breast feeding is most beneficial to a baby and the mother as well.

Breast Feeding or Formula?) Breast milk can also prevent against dehydration due to lower levels of calcium, phosphorous, protein, sodium, and potassium than cow's milk. The fatty acids in breast milk ...

(4 pages) 187 4 3.8 Dec/2002

Subjects: Science Essays

Market Study Marketing 310 Kraft (Tang Instant Drink Mix & Oreo Cookies)

eet, refreshing flavor plus the added nutrition it gives. It is also instant drink mix charged with calcium and vitamin C. The present geographical dispersion of these two products Oreo are from Indon ... ang, the technology advancement are, they have developed to incorporate in the powder instant drink calcium & vitamin C that is not commonly found in an ordinary juice drink. The Tang was designed ...

(8 pages) 143 0 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies


What happens when calcium is not made a part of a regular diet throughout a human's lifetime? Osteoporosis is a diseas ... f a regular diet throughout a human's lifetime? Osteoporosis is a disease that involves the loss of calcium from the bones. In order to understand this, an examination of what osteoporosis is, the dia ... e body, the bone (FDA, 2001). This is accomplished by the loss of minerals from the bone, primarily calcium. This in turn causes the bones to become brittle and frail making them more susceptible to b ...

(9 pages) 140 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


many of your favorite athletes, actors and pop stars, but are you sporting your own?What exactly is calcium?Calcium is a mineral that gives strength to your bones. It is the main substance in bone. Ca ... velops slowly over the years. It can run in families and it can also result from getting too little calcium in the diet. The results are brittle bones, risk for broken bones, shortened height due to c ...

(1 pages) 68 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Investigation: How does channging the concentration of a substance affect the rate of reaction?

of acid effects the reaction rate. To do this I will be using the following reactionHydrochloric + Calcium Ü Calcium + Carbon + Water Acid ... ffect the concentration of acid has on the reaction rate. For each experiment I will use 5 grams of calcium carbonate. I will take readings from the gas syringe every 30 seconds. The amount of gas pro ...

(7 pages) 45 0 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Descirbe Potassium as deficiency

acro minerals and trace minerals. Macro minerals are what the body needs larger amounts of, such as calcium and sodium. Whereas we need very little amounts of trace minerals, for instance iron and zin ...

(2 pages) 41 2 4.5 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The sun

sub-divided into UVA, UVB and UVC.UVA: changes fats to vitamin D and is essential for deposition of calcium in bones.UVB & UVC: are harmful and cause skin cancer.The formula C = f λ where " ...

(3 pages) 35 0 4.3 Aug/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Product Attributes to Synergy Energy drink.

y drinks offer several fruit and other fantastic flavored drinks, with active ingredients including calcium, a variety of vitamins, protein and caffeine. The detailed list of active ingredients is B6, ... aurine is an amino acid. It is vital to the proper utilization of sodium, magnesium, potassium, and calcium. Taurine has a protective effect upon the human brain. The amino acid Taurine is used to con ...

(1 pages) 67 0 2.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Food Myth: Are soy products really a healthy alternative?

the benefit of being perceived by the general consumer as a great source of iron, zinc, protein and calcium and have the extra benefit in being low in cholesterol.Facts not know by many is that soy pr ... st.Many soy product consumers believe that soybeans are a great a source of iron, zinc, protein and calcium, but they may not know what important nutrients the soybeans lack. Soybeans do not contain c ...

(1 pages) 15 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Experiment Prac Writeup. for reactions between metals and oxygen, water, dilute water and dilute alkali.

er and dilute alkali to make decisions about their reactivity.Equipment:* 5 Small pieces of each of calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, zinc and aluminium* 35mL dilute (1 mol/L) hydrochloric acid (HCl)* ... th OxygenCaution: Steps 1 and 2 are best done as a teacher demonstration1. Place a piece of calcium on a gauze mat on a tripod and direct a hot bunsen flame onto it. Observe And Record Results ...

(5 pages) 20 0 3.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Collision Rate investigation

is the best for the investigation. These metals are Mg (Magnesium), Cu (Copper), Zn (Zinc) and Ca (Calcium). To do this i will investigate the reaction with different concentrations of hydrochloric a ... about my experiment.Apparatus:- 3 Magnesium Strips- 3 Copper Strips- 3 Pieces of Zinc- 3 Pieces of Calcium- 12 Test Tubes- 120ml of 0.25M, 0.50M, 1.0M, 2.0M and a 3.0m each of Hydrochloric acid (HCl) ...

(6 pages) 15 0 3.7 Nov/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Healthy Nutrition

he basic foods, a sufficient intake of other substances such as vitamins and minerals. For Example, calcium is essential for strong bones and healthy teeth, whereas iron is a necessary part of hemoglo ...

(1 pages) 36 0 2.6 May/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

The Reactivity of Metals. This report give an experiment showing how to find the most to least reactive metal.

ed acid, and rate the metals from most reactive to least reactive.Apparatus:6 X magnesium strips6 X calcium strips6 X copper strips6 X iron strips6 X zinc strips300 mL of waterBunsen BurnerTongs (meta ... ure of water, temperature of water when heating and concentration of acid.Method:Part A: OxygenHold Calcium in tongs and let it burn in Bunsen Burner for 20 seconds.Repeat step 2 with new strip of Cal ...

(8 pages) 14 1 3.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Human Alteration of the Global Nitrogen Cycle: Ca

ls in the atmosphere. The over-use of this fertilizer also causes a loss of soil nutrients, such as calcium and potassium that are essential for long-term soil fertility. Fossil fuels are used ...

(3 pages) 947 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science