Essays Tagged: "balanced diet"

Health and dieting.

he way you look,the way you approach things and the amount you will be able to dophysically. A good balanced diet consists of the five major food groups. Nosingle food can provide all the essential nu ...

(1 pages) 56 2 4.3 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports


A person can achieve a balanced diet by following the dietary guidelines provided in the food pyramid. The table guidelines ... only in small quantities. Your diet should provide 12-15% of its calories as protein. If you eat a balanced diet from the four basic food groups, you will consume all the vitamins and minerals your b ...

(3 pages) 287 2 5.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

What to Eat and Why!

t of unprocessed foods. So, what do we eat to obtain optimal health?Do you ever wonder how to eat a balanced diet? Or how many calories you should have each day? According to the US Department of Agri ... may be low. Zinc and manganese are also concerns, as are the trace minerals chromium and selenium.A balanced breakfast can improve your mind, your energy level, your mood and help promote weight contr ...

(7 pages) 426 8 4.3 Nov/2003

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

Exemplification Essay on ways to relieve stress.

our physical condition, but your mental and emotional states as well.#2. Fight the stress. Eating a balanced diet keeps us feeling fit. Every day you should eat a variety of foods such as fruits, vege ...

(3 pages) 145 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

What is a Fit and Healthy Lifestyle?

many may ask, 'what would be the perfect fit and healthy lifestyle?" Regular exercise, and having a balanced diet by eating the specified portions from the four food groups are all key ingredients to ...

(4 pages) 141 0 5.0 Dec/2003

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

Eating Disorders

as well as the psychological aspects need to be treated. Restoring a regular eating pattern plus a balanced diet is needed for balanced nutrition. Helping someone come to terms with the underlying em ...

(4 pages) 117 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

< How have sociologists attempted to explain different patterns of health and illness for different groups of people across the globe >

ood and in little quantities and also the sanitary drinking water which is as important as having a balanced diet.A century ago, in Europe there were diseases such as influenza, pneumonia and tubercul ... ith shrivelled bodies have deficiencies in proteins and calories.This is because they do not have a balanced diet.These two causes of famine do not lead children to death but makes their stomach weak ...

(6 pages) 82 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Obesity in Hong Kong

ucrats had variety of meats, vegetables, bread, beans and fruits at their meals, giving them a more balanced diet. Nowadays even though we have a broader knowledge in healthy diets, due to the conveni ... n't appear less greasy than the fried snacks. Even though our health classes did teach us to have a balanced diet and refrain ourselves from eating fried foods constantly, how could we do so when the ...

(4 pages) 89 1 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Advantages and Disadvantages of milk.

contains lots of vitamins, minerals, fats, proteins, and lactose. All these nutrients are part of a balanced diet and therefore are very healthy for the human body. Milk is mostly composed of water, w ...

(3 pages) 76 0 3.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Athletes, Fitness and health diets!!!

ass athlete or an exercise enthusiast, nutrition is fundamental to fitness. A varied, moderate, and balanced eating plan that supplies the right amount of nutrients and energy is essential for achievi ... nd energy is essential for achieving and maintaining strength, flexibility, and endurance.What is a balanced eating plan to fuel up for fitness?The best eating plan for athletes does not differ much f ...

(2 pages) 42 0 3.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Eating Healthy in Athletics

Whether it's playing football, basketball or running, athletes need to eat a nutritious, balanced diet to fuel their body. Good nutrition, like any sporting event, has basic ground rules. F ... f exercise since sweat is approximately 99% water and less than 1% electrolytes. Water, with a well-balanced diet, will restore normal fluid and electrolyte levels in the body. However, replacing elec ...

(2 pages) 35 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

How you, as a Catering Manager, would contribute for healthy and safe diet into establishment that you responsible for?

f nutrients such as carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins, fats, minerals and water are important for a balanced diet, if only one of these components is absent these may destroy our health.As catering ma ... also high in fat, as are some processed foods in the grain group.Also a menu contributing to a well balanced diet should include whole grain products, limited usage of salt and refined sugar. The menu ...

(5 pages) 37 0 3.7 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays


with, since the beginning of human evolution, diet has always been a fundamental aspect of life. A balanced diet, that is the right consumption of food, is vital for health and longevity. A study on ...

(3 pages) 84 0 0.0 Mar/2006

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

The home front WW2 - Rationing

ory'.One of the good effects of food rationing was that it improved peoples'health by encouraging a balanced diet. Rationing also involved everyman woman and child being issued with Ration Books.Every ...

(1 pages) 3333 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Genetically Engineered Foods

difying such a controversial plant.Stored in the liver, Retinol or Vitamin A is essential to a well-balanced diet and is necessary for proper immune system function, bone formation, reproduction, and ...

(6 pages) 64 0 4.4 Jun/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

Heart Disease

though many people try to prevent coronary heart disease by exercising and following a healthy and balanced diet, certain men are more apt to developing coronary heart disease (according to Robert Bu ...

(1 pages) 11 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Healthful Eating

iety of food than ever before. Nevertheless, countless health and nutritional problems arise from unbalanced diets and overeating. Many people ingest too many calories and too much fat, cholesterol, s ... ues official dietary guidelines based on nutritional research. These describe an overall pattern of balanced diet and activity for good health. An important part in eating healthy and maintaining a ba ...

(6 pages) 203 1 3.9 Mar/2008

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

The transition from hunters and gatherers to agriculturalists.

mobile and very low nutritional lifestyles. The food hunters and gatherers ate hardly made up the "balanced" diet; nothing like the mix of grains, fruits, vegetables, meat, eggs and dairy products we ...

(5 pages) 47 0 4.7 Apr/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Healthy Eating Starts with Children

their daily lives (Washington Post, 2005, p. A11).When working towards living a healthy lifestyle a balanced diet should be incorporated in over all health. Eating well will improve your chances of li ...

(4 pages) 61 0 0.0 Dec/2008

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

Economics, Politics and (International) Political Economy: The Need For a Balanced Diet in An Era of Globalisation

ch in knowledge eat such specialised food at such separate tables, only the dogs have a chance of a balanced diet.( n1)The Guest Editors of this issue of New Political Economy invite us to 'put the "P ... these issue areas using the tools of only one specialised discipline. It is, in short, a call for a balanced diet.Notes(n1.) Geoffrey Vickers, The Art of Judgement: A Study of Policy Making (Methuen, ...

(27 pages) 101 0 3.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies