Essays Tagged: "department of agriculture"

Dr. develops No calorie fat substitute

George E. Inglett of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Biopolymer Research Unit in Peoria III invented a no-calorie fat substit ...

(1 pages) 28 0 4.2 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Diet and Cancer... What is the Link?

g cancer. Theresults of the study were supported by later research done by NAS, theSurgeon General, Department of Agriculture and Health and HumanServices, and the National Institute of Health.Based m ...

(2 pages) 102 0 3.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

A journal analysis of health and nutrition related issues of elderly individuals, compared to those of young children.

n for the high percentage of health concern among the elderly.According to a study conducted by the Department of Agriculture (USDA) 1989-91, there appears to be a number of different factors that dir ...

(6 pages) 254 0 4.0 Apr/2003

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

Short biography of Sewall Wright.

ee at the University of Illinois and his PhD at Harvard University. Later, Wright worked for the US Department of Agriculture and as an associate professor of Zoology at the University of Chicago. Sew ...

(2 pages) 27 0 3.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

What to Eat and Why!

nder how to eat a balanced diet? Or how many calories you should have each day? According to the US Department of Agriculture, teens need about 2200 calories per day. These calories should be chosen f ...

(7 pages) 426 8 4.3 Nov/2003

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

Emerging Markets - "The french-fry market"

booming. "We're still the largest french-fry market," says Chuck Plummer, an economist with the US Department of Agriculture, "the deficit just means that worldwide consumption is increasing" (Belsie ...

(4 pages) 67 0 0.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Markets & Exchanges

Birds of a Feather, Dying together

he birds' cages is causing a nauseating odor to infiltrate into the neighborhood. The United States Department of Agriculture must implement stronger penalties for egg farms that ignore the overall sa ...

(3 pages) 49 0 4.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

THE USDA FOOD PYRAMID AND ITS ALTERNATIVES

The USDA (U.S. Department of Agriculture) food pyramid is a graphic organizer that was released in 1992 to convey t ...

(5 pages) 116 0 2.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Organic Food --Did you just put fertilizer in your Mouth?

the support of consumers that are conscious of protecting their bodies and nature.The United States Department of Agriculture defines organic foods as"Production of organic foods does not use pesticid ... ith hormones or antibiotics, and has been feed only organic food.In October 2002, the United States Department of Agriculture put in place a national system for labeling organic food. Foods that consi ...

(2 pages) 101 2 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Agriculture

"Mad Cow Disease"

hanges to the beef industry to avoid the spread of diseases.Key PlayersCanadian Government: Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Agriculture ... dustry U.S. Government: International Trade Administration - U.S. Department of Commerce United States Health Department United States Department of Agr ...

(8 pages) 32 0 3.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

An op-ed piece about the US issue with Mad Cow Disease.

t about the American beef supply. According to the Organic Consumers Association, the United States Department of Agriculture has repeatedly failed to meet international standards set by the World Hea ... ccurred in Britain, there has not been any outbreak of the disease in the American public. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has responded to criticisms with increased testing, raising the number of ...

(3 pages) 17 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

One Person's Meat Is Another Person's Poison

ries continues to rank as the top choice among diners. According to recent statistics from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Americans "ate an average of 30 pounds per person of the crispy potato st ...

(8 pages) 35 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Recommended Daily Allowance

1. The Food Pyramid, developed by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), is an excellent tool to help you make healthy food choices. The fo ...

(1 pages) 54 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Market Segmentation Criteria

izes it cannot meet the needs of these various groups by marketing to them in the same way.The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) conducted a dietary survey in the United States in the late ninety' ...

(5 pages) 288 0 3.9 Jul/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Nutrition: Fat, Proteins, and Carbohydrates

carbohydrate dieting, one of the most popular diets around. Others have opted for the United States Department of Agriculture's low fat diet, but neither understands the chemistry of the body or may h ...

(6 pages) 256 2 5.0 Aug/2006

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

To Buy or Not to Buy (an essay on the truth about organic food)

safe way to buy. In 1990, congress passed the Organic Foods Production Act. This required the U.S. Department of Agriculture to develop nationally recognized standards to ease the skepticism of many ... eating fruits and vegetables. The most alarming study was conducted by the University of Washington Department of Environmental Health. Ninety-six children living in the same Seattle suburb and going ...

(4 pages) 85 1 4.0 Nov/2006

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

Agriculture

The Department of Agriculture is one of the most important departments our government has. It ensures th ... our mouths or it might reach our mouth and harm us. Now can you see why they are so important? The department of agriculture was founded in 1862. Their Administration building was built on The Mall i ... shment. It was established to uphold the well being of America's crops. The Secretary of the Department is Ann Veneman. The Secretary reports to the president of the happenings in the agricultu ...

(1 pages) 627 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Milk is udder nonsense - Persuasive speech

Got Milk? It does your body good, right?Well according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, in 1994 the average American drank and ate 586 pounds of milk and dairy p ...

(6 pages) 137 2 5.0 Sep/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The Wizard Of Oz And Populism

the price dropped. Farmers needed help desperately, and throughout the 1860's and 1870's, the U.S. Department of Agriculture helped organize a network of granges in almost every state. Granges are sm ...

(6 pages) 19 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Persuasive Speech: The Bad Effects of Sugar

or psychological dependency.? B. The problem is we don?t realize our addiction to sugar.1. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says we consume 130 pounds of sugar a year.2. That?s 30 to 33 teaspoons of ...

(5 pages) 213 2 5.0 Feb/2008

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