Essays Tagged: "diet"

Anorexia Athletcia - Exercise Obsession syndrome

y, sports that are supposed to be about health and fitness, sometimes lead to dangerous patterns in diet and exercise. The pressure for athletes to control their body weight can be intense, especially ... , undertaking extreme weight loss as a means of improving their chances of success. Eventually, the dieting and maintenance of an unrealistically low body fat are no longer the means to an end (i.e., ...

(14 pages) 190 1 3.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Breast cancer.

t is prevention. There are numerous views on how to proceed in preventing the disease, from certain diets to special bras to preventative surgery, but I have formed my own theory, which is to increase ... t this 'serial killer'.Some evidence suggests that the most effective way to arm oneself is through diet. In accordance with certain studies, breast cancer is more common in regions with high-fat diet ...

(9 pages) 151 0 4.2 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

What does the term "healthy lifestyle" mean to you?

daily stress, relaxing and sleeping enough. Also eating well is a very important thing.As far as a diet is concerned, we should always give priority to simple wholefood over richer and meatier fatty ... nd coffee.If possible, we should eat regularly five times a day to digest the food properly and our diet shouldn't only be balanced but also varied. A healthy diet is the cornerstone of our well-being ...

(1 pages) 83 0 4.4 May/2004

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

Diet Portfolio for Kim

ough in her every day life with work and family. I think all she needs is a small adjustment in her diet. Kim has some issues in her lifestyle that keeps her from maintaining a regular diet. She has a ... k schedule and therefore not a lot of time to contribute to meal planning. Also, the variety in her diet is more limited due to the fact that she is a vegetarian. I am assuming she eats fish and poult ...

(3 pages) 70 1 4.5 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Analysis of a Food journal

ANALYSING MY FOOD JOURNALOver 5 Consecutive days, I completed a journal of my diet and recorded the total amount of kilojoules I consumed each day. The results were as follows:Da ... ustralian Guide to Healthy Eating, my results are way off the recommendations, as almost half of my diet was foods that aren't even suggested for consumption.Although the results on my pie chart show ... I am not entirely sure that they are accurate because I find it hard to believe that nearly half my diet consists of foods I should only eat sometimes.When checking my selections against the Dietary G ...

(3 pages) 378 0 2.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Abortion

through menstrual blood) - doesn't maintain a min. body weight - seeing food as an enemy - feeling diet has taken over one's life - continual exercise, late at night or odd times - pacing around -rus ... , gaining weight, and trying t lose the weight. They lose the weight then they become obsessed with diets, weight loss, and appearance. They won't stop dieting until they reach normal weight but they ...

(1 pages) 533 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Identify a serious issue that teenagers have to face these day, and what do you think families and society can do to help?

he human body.In order to solve this problem, people need to be better educated about the danger of diets and drugs. Many teenagers who go on a diet end up being very sick, and as a result some of the ...

(1 pages) 14 0 3.0 Jul/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Pros and Cons of Television

of. Some people also find the joy in knowing about the latest product on the market or a brand new diet test. However, the news might not show decent programming for all audiences all the time.Th ...

(3 pages) 36 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film History

Lung cancer 3

you from it. Almost everyday we find a new way to protect ourselves from it either by modifying are diet to include or disclude something or by changing the products and materials that we use day to d ... es the cells to behave abnormally.Nutritional Cancer can also come a s a result of high fat diets or low fibre diets and obesity. A high fat diet is a risk mostly for colon and rectum cancers. ...

(6 pages) 20 0 3.5 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Go Ask Alice

elf-esteem. An example from the book is when she thinks she is so overweight she goes on an extreme diet where she often skips meals. She also tells her diary "I'm no bargain". Lastly when getting dum ...

(1 pages) 638 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The virus Paramyxovirus causes mumps. It effects humans of all

24 hours of exposure it can prevent or minimize the effects.Treatment of the Mumps Virus includes a diet of soft foods and a lot of fluids, especially water. Also plenty of sleep and some pain relievers.

(1 pages) 1053 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Title: Poverty Word Count: 1644 Grade: 97 Poverty in this

verty line. For example, if the SSA decided that the amount of money needed to sustain a survivable diet during a year was $4,000, then it would set the poverty line at $12,000. Thus, any individuals ...

(6 pages) 18 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

The virus Paramyxovirus causes mumps. It effects humans of all

24 hours of exposure it can prevent or minimize the effects.Treatment of the Mumps Virus includes a diet of soft foods and a lot of fluids, especially water. Also plenty of sleep and some pain relievers.

(1 pages) 364 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Children and Snacks

g a parent can do is learn how to read nutrition labels on foods and how they relate to the child's diet. Parents can start their children out with good snacking habits,or change old snacking habits i ...

(1 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Diabetes Cookbook Review

k and it was written by Dorling Kindersley. This book is mainly written for diabetes for a guide to diet and how to make changes to eating habits and food choices that can be managed in the long term. ... formal and very interesting to read- here is a sentence from the book “adult following special diets because of medical diets…” I think that this line is very interesting because it is ...

(2 pages) 7 1 3.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Dangers of Dieting

Fast food, fast cars, fast everything. It’s no wonder we want to lose weight fast as well. Why diet, exercise, and work when you can just take a pill that will do all of that for you? Because it& ... Because it’s dangerous.There is a healthy alternative to these dangerous supplements. Good old diet and exercise, in most cases, will ultimately end in the desired result. It is a safe alternativ ...

(3 pages) 1432 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Death Be Not Proud by John Gunther

itions temporarily, he still ends up being even worse than before, this time having to be on Gerson diet. Despite the fact that his sickness is worsening, Johnny still keeps his head up high and wishe ...

(2 pages) 1278 0 0.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Corrupted Bodies for the Sake of Beauty

and therefore confronting eating disorders. In many countries, a lot of women are continuously on a diet because they always complain about their unfit bodies and fat physical features. In fact, those ... dopt herself to the way of life in American society:I was fourteen years old. My mother put me on a diet. They bought me one of those bicycles you ride in the house. The converted the basement into a ...

(12 pages) 25 1 5.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Art Essays > Works of Art

Healthy Eating Plan

ook back on the healthy eating plan from week one, my eating habits have changed my intake results. Diets have always been hard for me, I always thought about eating healthy but I have not always made ... e have been some big changes in my eating habits. For example, my fruit intake is more a part of my diet than before and my diet has increased in other important nutrients as well. In week one's food ...

(5 pages) 1 0 0.0 Jun/2013

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