Essays Tagged: "vitamins minerals"

Nutrition and You

six main types of nutrients used to maintain body health. They are: carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, minerals, and water . They all must be in balance for the body to function properly. There ... proteins. Besides having a high concentration of energy, fat acts as a carrier for the fat soluble vitamins, A, D, E, and K. Also, by helping in the absorption of vitamin D, fats help make calcium av ...

(6 pages) 441 0 4.0 Nov/1996

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

This is a paper I did for debating. It argues about about coke and other soft drinks, their affects and the need for kids to consume.

ine and various additives) and what they replace in the diet (like beverages and foods that provide vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients).Regular soft drinks provide youths and young adults with im ... calories. Both regular and diet sodas affect Americans' and Canadians' intake of various minerals, vitamins, and additives.As teens have doubled or tripled their consumption of soft drinks, they cut ...

(5 pages) 122 1 4.3 Jan/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Phytochemicals

at consuming certain plants, or parts of plants, relives aches and pains. Some people believe that vitamins, minerals, and fiber are the only healthy thing we get from plants, but this is not true. ... diators (Zimmerman 2000).Phytochemical lipids include unsaturated fatty acids, oils, fat-soluble vitamins and fatty acid esters. This group of phytochemicals on cellular membranes, thus affecting s ...

(7 pages) 143 1 3.2 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The relationship between diet and social behaviour and the incidence of colds.

ever, most of the research is very particular in nature, looking closely at the effects of specific vitamins, minerals, and other food components upon health. Vitamin C in particular appears to have r ... ? (please circle one number).1 2 3 4 5 6 75.Do you smoke cigarettes? (yes or no) _____6.Do you take vitamins? (yes or no) _____7.Do you take herbal supplements? (yes or no) _____8.On a scale of 1 to 7 ...

(8 pages) 102 0 4.5 May/2003

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

The Bible said it First

(nutrients) which all living things need to sustain life and health. Carbohydrates, Proteins, Fats, Vitamins, Minerals, Water and Alcohol. Also fibre.Approximately 6000 years ago (according to Bible c ...

(7 pages) 66 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Advantages and Disadvantages of milk.

W.A called 'Milk Is Full Of Food Value', discuses the facts about milk. Dr. Wolfe Segal wrote what vitamins and minerals are in milk also how many grams of fat, protein, and lactose are in milk. Dr. ... n on the advantages and disadvantages of milk.The advantages of milk are that milk contains lots of vitamins, minerals, fats, proteins, and lactose. All these nutrients are part of a balanced diet and ...

(3 pages) 76 0 3.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Fast Food

"fast-food" appetite all the time is not an ideal way to maintain a healthy diet. People need their vitamins, minerals and proteins by eating a variety of different kinds of foods. Most "fast-food" re ...

(2 pages) 66 0 2.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Nutrition

e six main types of nutrients used to maintain body health. They are carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, minerals, and water. They all must be in balance for the body to function properly. There ... proteins. Besides having a high concentration of energy, fat acts as a carrier for the fat soluble vitamins, A, D, E, and K. Also, by helping in the absorption of vitamin D, fats help make calcium av ...

(6 pages) 132 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Prevention is Better than Cure

ans he has to eat food that is beneficial to his body, namely those that contains all the essential vitamins, minerals, proteins, carbohydrates and fat necessary to keep him healthy. The amount a pers ...

(1 pages) 10 0 0.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Cloning

ral than free sex.In one way, cloning is similar to vitamin supplements: we are SUPPOSED to get our vitamins, minerals, enzymes and nutrients naturally from food. But today, since the soil is depleted ...

(3 pages) 258 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Are Dietary Supplements Really Safe?

ed by Congress in 1994, the term "dietary supplement" refers to a wide range of products including ?vitamins, minerals, herbs or other botanicals, amino acids, enzymes, hormones, concentrates, extract ...

(5 pages) 43 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Human Nutrition - Study notes II

ignificance•Describe the physiological functions and sources of proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, minerals, and fiber.•Evaluate the micro and macro nutritive contributions of selected ... fely hydrated8)How safe is the water we consume?9)Water-related Illnesses10)Bottled water industry7.Vitaminsa.Vitamin toxicityb.Vitamins: fat soluble1)Vitamin A2)Vitamin D3)Vitamin E4)Vitamin Kc.Vitam ...

(2 pages) 39 0 5.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Science Essays

Sports Nutrition and Supplements

pills? Is there an unfair advantage gained by athletes who use dietary supplements to gain all the vitamins, minerals and energy found when eating properly? Many options are available and important s ... tant steps to take to compete at a high level the most important factor is supplying one's body the vitamins, minerals and energy needed to help boost his or her performance and help promote a healthy ...

(5 pages) 36 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Healthy Eating

balanced diet, I will get the necessary nutrients as well. The six classes of nutrients are water, vitamins, minerals, proteins, carbohydrates, and fats. Nutrients have three functions: to provide en ... ents have more than one function. Carbohydrates, proteins, and fats provide energy. Proteins, fats, vitamins, minerals, and water all promote growth and development as well as regulate body function. ...

(6 pages) 40 0 5.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Vitamin D

six main types of nutrients used to maintain body health. They are: carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, minerals, and water. Vitamins, minerals, and water are required in the diets. They do not ... t functions such as regulating and maintaining the body system to function properly. Many different vitamins, occur in many foods in small amount, are necessary in trace amounts for the normal metabol ...

(4 pages) 26 0 0.0 May/2010

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology