Essays Tagged: "Cholesterol"

Angina Pectororis

cardiovascular system.The most common cause of the condition angina pectoris is over consumption of cholesterol. This chemical is only needed in minute amounts, but is often eaten in every meal. In th ... Food intake is largely the answer to correcting this situation. As shown above excessive intake of cholesterol can increase the risk of a heart attack. Coupled with excessive salt intake can produce ...

(2 pages) 58 0 3.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


also tell you about it's chemical structure and give examples of types of these compounds, such as cholesterol.The organic compound of lipids have many similarities. They are almost always greasy, fa ... help make cell membranes and keep water out of them. They also make a very common lipid and that is cholesterol. Cholesterol is and extremely complex lipid. It builds up on the inner walls of the arte ...

(2 pages) 68 0 2.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

This talks about how different drinks affect our bodies at a chemical level.

Tropicana "provides a full day's supply of vitamin C, is a good source of folate, is naturally fat, cholesterol, and sodium free, and is also a food source of potassium." They also say that their oran ... that their orange juice meets the American Heart Association's food criteria for saturated fat and cholesterol for healthy people over the age of two. Tropicana orange juice is believed to promote he ...

(5 pages) 216 5 3.8 Jan/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Life in hole.

y before I have a chance to react. How could you betray me like this? Every particle of you is fat, cholesterol and sugar and I can't stand it! Why can't you get my message? Why can't you be like all ...

(2 pages) 41 1 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing


menu does not automatically make for a healthy diet. Vegetarian or not, a healthy regimen is low in cholesterol and saturated fat, it is also based around fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and lean pr ...

(3 pages) 70 1 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

What is cholesterol?

While cholesterol has a bad reputation for clogging up arteries and causing heart disease, this fatty mole ... lecule is an essential part of all cell membranes. Scientists have now found to their surprise that cholesterol may also regulate when and where nerve cells in the brain form the vital junctions known ... y also regulate when and where nerve cells in the brain form the vital junctions known as synapses.*Cholesterol is a waxy fat that is present in all human beings. Two sources contribute to the amount ...

(7 pages) 100 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Vegetarian Diet.

is unhealthy.The non-vegetarian food just seems healthy but it just means to poison one with fats, cholesterol and the nutrients required by the body aren't fulfilled. However, these needs can be ful ... pend on the vegetables and fruits. The non-vegetarian food leads to many health problems, like high cholesterol as my dad had, Ulcer problem, cancer and diabetes, and the most common is obesity.The nu ...

(4 pages) 158 2 3.4 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Heart Disease

arteries becomes narrower than it is supposed to be. This usually occurs when there is a buildup of cholesterol or other substances on the wall of the artery. This is bad because it affects the blood ... bstances on the wall of the artery. This is bad because it affects the blood flow to the heart. The cholesterol can build up on the inner lining too. They become coated with scar tissue forming a bump ...

(4 pages) 148 1 3.7 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


ey reach about fifty or sixty. Three possible causes of this disease are, elevated levels of cholesterol and triglyceride in the blood, high blood pressure, and cigarette smoking. Cigarette smo ...

(1 pages) 14 0 1.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Letter to principal, why school food is lacking nutrition.

a definition of each. Healthy food would be low in saturated fat and containing limited amounts of cholesterol and sodium. Also, it should be rich with essential vitamins and minerals. Unhealthy food ... sential vitamins and minerals. Unhealthy food would be products high in saturated fat with a lot of cholesterol and low amounts of nutrients. If I wanted to pick a "healthy" food, I would need to read ...

(3 pages) 38 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Food Myth: Are soy products really a healthy alternative?

mer 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 products also have several, if not more, negative eff ...

(1 pages) 15 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Recommended Daily Allowance

d, and the suggested serving sizes can help you control the amount of calories, fat, saturated fat, cholesterol, sugar or sodium in your diet.2. One advantage of using the Food Guide Pyramid is the ab ...

(1 pages) 54 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Science - The Uneasy untrusting feeling

uthfully say we would be better off without them? Medications are now available that can reduce our cholesterol, lower our blood pressure, decrease the chance of heart attacks and strokes, and overall ...

(7 pages) 16 0 3.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Food Journal Analysis

ort). Equivalent statistics in percent recommendation are 62% for grains and 63% for vegetables. My cholesterol and sodium intakes both highly exceed the recommendation and these are bad indicators th ... ke, which is at 2.5 oz versus the recommended 4 oz, if increased will also improve nutrient levels. Cholesterol and sodium consumption can be reduced with my food choices as well. As I have mentioned ...

(6 pages) 398 0 5.0 Sep/2007

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

Burger Wars

ost unhealthy of the three restaurants. These burgers had more calories, saturated fat, sodium, and cholesterol than the others. They were also the highest priced. However, Wendy's hamburgers were big ... cDonald's burgers. Even though they are the same size as McDonald's hamburgers, they contained less cholesterol and had more protein. These burgers taste great being that they are flame broiled and no ...

(2 pages) 20 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The world of hair

style right in its tracks. Next you would want to apply and good protein based conditioner such as, cholesterol and allow it to remain on the hair form root to tip of the duration of your shower and w ...

(2 pages) 1103 0 1.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community


t a cause, which was throwing the rock through it, you eat foods that are highly saturated fats and cholesterol, as an effect later in life you develop High cholesterol and maybe high blood pressure. ...

(2 pages) 29 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Ethical Nature of Genetic Screening in Humans

, 2003). Predictive genetic testing works in much the same way as conventional testing, such as for cholesterol levels. The presence or absence of certain genetic markers can be statistically linked t ... kers can be statistically linked to higher occurrences of a certain disease, just as high levels of cholesterol are linked to higher occurrences of coronary artery disease. In precisely the same way t ...

(7 pages) 70 1 4.3 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Describes symptoms research and short history of the disease

that you can reduce the risk of getting Alzheimer's by controlling your blood pressure, weight and cholesterol levels. You can also exercise your body and mind regularly and stay socially active.The ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Food Journal Analysis and Personal Diet and Activity Plan

ge readily with oxygen. Saturated fats and trans fats are the main dietary factors in raising blood cholesterol. This is essentially why it saturated fats are to be consumed in such amount.As in this ... eese could be considered as the sources of saturated fat. Apart from this, eggs are also sources of cholesterol. As in the case of the pasta or the noodle that is used in the recipe, these are sources ...

(6 pages) 50 0 5.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Science Essays