Essays Tagged: "Weight loss"

'Speed' Methylamphetamine

l. On Speed, users never want to eat because the drug shrivels up their stomach that causes massive weight loss. One of the reasons' women use the drug is to lose weight, which is an extremely unhealt ... rug for all sorts of reasons. Often times when people can not keep up with their work, need to lose weight, depressed, insecure, loneliness and insecure about themselves.Over all I feel sad about this ...

(3 pages) 83 1 3.2 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol


perly convert food into energy. This form of diabetes usually occurs in people who are over 40, overweight, and have a family history of diabetes.People with diabetes often experience symptoms. Some o ... ptoms. Some of the symptoms are:1)being very thirsty2)having to go to the bathroom very frequently3)weight loss4)increased hunger5)blurry vision6)skin infections7)wounds that don't heal8)and/or extrem ...

(3 pages) 161 1 3.7 Feb/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Fat Burners, or Life Burners - A persuasive essay to discourage use of weight-loss pills

s, American people have had serious trouble with obesity. These people, desperate for a way to lose weight, have been looking for a way that will free them of their problems with ease. These people ha ... problems with ease. These people have been fatally misguided by "miracle pills" that help them lose weight and suppress their appetites. Dietary supplements such as Stacker 3, Xenadrine, Metabolife, a ...

(3 pages) 275 1 4.8 Feb/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Anorexia Treatment.

at I call Anorexia Nervosa, suicide. In definition it's the deliberate self-starvation with intense weight loss. Patients have a persistent fear of gaining weight, they refuse to eat, their always on ... patients treated are released or stop receiving care are labeled "cured" meaning they are at a safe weight (at least 85% of the normal weight for their height and age) and without showing more than a ...

(4 pages) 50 0 0.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Performance-Enhancing Substances

cussing the potentially harmful ones like ginseng, caffeine, and ephedrine. These substances aid in weight loss, boost energy, and also give athletes what they consider to be the competitive edge. (Is ... es that some may even die from. Is it really worth a life to immorally enhance your ability to lose weight, get stronger, or be more energetic?Although certain supplements provide good short-term effe ...

(2 pages) 37 0 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Anoerxia nervosa

g disorder usually found in young adults. It is when they refuse to eat, or maintain a healthy body weight. It is more commonly found in females, affecting about 2% of the female population, as oppose ... on, all around, so she must feel the need to look perfect, physically.Anorexia is described to be a weight loss of 15% or more below the average body weight for someone their age, and height. Someone ...

(2 pages) 47 1 4.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Atkins diet, fact or fad

THE ATKINS DIET: Fact or FadIntroductionIn order to lose weight people think about dieting. Diet is a customary allowance of food and drink taken by any pers ... g. Atkins diet) and high carbohydrate low fat diets. But some of them are short-term solutions to a weight loss and others present a big health risk to people's life.The Atkins diet (low carbohydrate, ... e.The Atkins diet (low carbohydrate, high fat) is a diet plan suggested by Dr Atkins, which enables weight, loses in a natural way by inducing a change in metabolism. The Atkins Diet consists of the f ...

(8 pages) 359 5 3.6 May/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

The Truth About the Atkins Diet

The Atkins diet has not only proven to be a well designed and crafted weight loss regimen it has also been tagged as a renowned and innovative source of cutting carbohydr ... boosting your self-confidence? Would you like to feel more attractive? Have you ever wanted to lose weight and keep it off? How about minimizing the risk factors for certain diseases? In the past, did ... minimizing the risk factors for certain diseases? In the past, did you think that in order to lose weight the right way you had to cut out red meat, remove the skin from chicken, eat a lot of salads, ...

(4 pages) 114 1 3.5 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Anorexia Nervosa; a very serious psychological disorder!

ales as well. People with this disorder are obsessed with being thin. Their biggest fear is gaining weight, and gaining weight is seen as a loss of control. They believe they are fat even though they ... ia feel safe, secure, and comfortable with their illness.Anorexia isn't just a problem with food or weight, it's an attempt to use food and weight to deal with emotional problems and gain control. Peo ...

(1 pages) 59 0 3.9 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

A Paper Concerning The Growing Problem of Obesity.

are excess body fat and the long-term treatment and management are necessary to achieve and sustain weight loss. Today more than 70 million Americans are overweight. This has all happened due to Ameri ... siness to eat or sit. We can't change our genes, but we can change our behavior. Small victories in weight loss (often as little as 10% of total body mass) can result in positive effects on health and ...

(3 pages) 115 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Diabetes Report

d diabetes as the "melting down of flesh and limbs into urine" . This conclusion was drawn from the weight loss that occurred in diabetic patients due to the inability to absorb nutrients. There was m ... ecognised to actually do the patient harm. It was only logical that a person who was suffering from weight loss would not benefit from excess blood loss for example. There were also quite a few drugs ...

(6 pages) 57 0 4.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Go For a Walk!

is very important to our body. It keeps us alert and mentally active. And finally, walking supports weight loss. Loosing weight is a difficult task for fat people. If they would know that walking woul ...

(2 pages) 59 4 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Allegory Of The Cave

lculated under specified conditions for example fasting, sleeping, and temperature.RDA height, age, weight is not a factor while BMR height, age and weight are important in the calculation of BMR.Desp ...

(1 pages) 361 0 3.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays


his is a disease where people intentionally starve themselves. The most common features are loss of weight as well as a change in behavior. The weight loss is slow and progressive and normally begins ... ge in behavior. The weight loss is slow and progressive and normally begins with a perfectly normal weight reducing diet. Only after the continuation of several months of these acts does it seem a cau ...

(10 pages) 19 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Product Mix and New Product Development Strategies

e recognition and status gains perceived by drinking that particular brand. Or it could even be the weight loss from sticking to diet colas.For the development of new products, we first need to identi ...

(6 pages) 311 0 3.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing


a women weighing over two hundred pounds on the cover. For someone like me who is struggling with a weight problem the pictures of these beautifully thin models with legs up to their neck are very dep ... o be able to match societies ideals, we still try day after day and make yearly resolutions to lose weight and look like the women who we love to hate? It is this struggle within ourselves that the di ...

(6 pages) 25 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community


e". There are many different dieting techniques being sold right now to assist obese people to lose weight. One major drug that has become the most popular with dieters looking to lose weight fast is ... pumping blood throughout the body more quickly which in turn causes one to sweat more. This causes weight to come off more quickly because it causes you to be constantly active and you get more out o ...

(4 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Self Image, an Issue Beyond Our Means

s woman to only focus on their body image, never their inner self image. At the same time they push weight loss with unrealistic results. The combination of all of the above leads women and young girl ...

(3 pages) 9 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies > The Media

Meth a report about the drug use and laws

the increased sexuality that the drug gives them. Some people like how the drug causes you to lose weight. Some teen girls see meth as a weight loss technique. Meth seems to also make users more soci ...

(2 pages) 22 0 0.0 Jun/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

How Advertising Portrays Women

her.Conforming into the Iron Maiden is expensive and Dangerous. In a year we spend "$33 billion on weight loss; $7 billion on cosmetics; $300 million on cosmetic surgery" (212). I must admit, I am on ... d to rid of that ugly scar." I went out and bought the ointment. I am a victim of spending money on weight loss. I pay $40 a month to go to 24 hour fitness, and every day I go I buy a $2 vitamin water ...

(3 pages) 1600 0 3.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community