Essays Tagged: "diets"

Diet and Cancer... What is the Link?

irlandmark report Diet, Nutrition and Cancer of 1982 they insisted Americansto begin changing their diets to reduce their risk of developing cancer. Theresults of the study were supported by later res ...

(2 pages) 102 0 3.3 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

The Effects of fat Diets.

rth the negative effects that your body would experience? For the majority of people, many of these diets work; however these benefits are only short lived. Studies have shown that "ninety-five percen ... y. With such large customer market, there is an innumerable amount of products. Certain products or diets gain and lose popularity; the present dieting fad is of the "Quick Fix" type. These diets are ...

(3 pages) 221 6 3.9 Apr/2003

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


nd milk, is said to be a more beneficial long term dieting plan than the more prominent carnivorous diets preferred by human beings. There are various aspects of this lifestyle that critics may find i ... oultry, and Hepatitis resulting from eating shellfish, are just some illnesses brought on by fleshy diets. Many heart malfunctions such as heart disease, certain cancers, kidney disorders, and obesity ...

(3 pages) 70 1 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Is Cosmetic Surgery Really Safe?

ards? Even while watching t.v. we are forced to view countless commercials about weight loss drugs, diets, and various exercise programs. Not only are we told that being a certain size is desirable, b ...

(4 pages) 103 0 4.6 Aug/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

What to Eat and Why!

sen from low-fat, lean foods from the 5 major food groups of the Food Guide Pyramid. However modern diets are disproving the pyramid, because people constantly trying to lose weight. The Food Guide Py ... t foods from the grain products group, along with vegetables and fruits, are the basis of healthful diets. One should enjoy meals that have rice, pasta, potatoes, or bread at the center of the plate, ...

(7 pages) 426 8 4.3 Nov/2003

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

Presentation Of Susan Bordo "Reading the Slender Body"

e enemy rather than the soul.Hoping to defeat the body, our culture has created a booming market of diets, cosmological surgery, and exercising equipment. The body management market feeds off the tren ... f our culture, but many people refuse to put the work required to have a healthy body. Many rely on diets and other methods that produce instant gratification. Bordo looks at dieting as a direct path ...

(6 pages) 108 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Vitamin C-Health effects

scientists have shared varying views on the importance of vitamin C quantities we need in our daily diets, but what is clear is that has an essential role in human health.The main function of vitamin ...

(1 pages) 49 0 0.0 Mar/2004

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

Athletes with eating disorders

Athletes with Eating DisordersIn a sense, eating disorders are diets and fitness or sports programs gone horribly wrong. A person wants to get fit, lose weight, ex ...

(6 pages) 77 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

This is about the 1600's to the 1800's in Europe. The essay describes the peasants conditions, their food consumption and other things affecting their lives.

View of European Rural Life, 1600-1800 Between the 17th and 19th centuries, the average European's diets varied greatly due to natural causes. Most peasants lived in unsanitary conditions, far away f ... table weather. The average European peasant's diet was poor and not sufficient to human needs. Most diets included bread, cheese, and butter. Meat and vegetables were rare and eaten possibly twice a y ...

(5 pages) 53 0 4.8 Sep/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Which Diet is Right for Your?

carbohydrate foods. These plans are considered healthy alternatives to weight loss. There are other diets that are not so healthy but have quick results. Some of these diets include taking pills such ...

(1 pages) 54 0 2.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Technology in sports

in equipment, medicine, andeven players. Today's sport combines players that have specially formed diets along with equipment designed to getthe most out of any player's effort. This paper will exami ...

(7 pages) 76 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology


seases that affect human beings all around the world. Some of these diseases are caused by people's diets, environment, or their heritage. My research is based on what causes diabetes and whether it i ...

(6 pages) 128 0 3.3 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects


ast, the fashion magazine. Inside any one of these one can read about anything from beauty tips, to diets and even fool proof pointers on how to attract members of the opposite sex. Each page is fille ...

(7 pages) 38 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Art Essays

U.S. Obesity.

he people can become healthier.Far too many Americans are becoming overweight or obese due to their diets and modern lifestyles. Obesity is defined by a person's body mass index (BMI). BMI is calculat ... new modern day jobs are not allowing Americans to take care of what is most important, their bodies.Diets and nutrition is one more major part of obesity in America. Dr. John Ryan reports in an articl ...

(5 pages) 194 0 4.5 Nov/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Research Project: The Sociology of a Healthy Lifestyle.

edication. Under the "Diet" section, we discussed issues in relation with the two popular groups of diets, vegans and Atkins. Then, we went into the sociology behind why people join fitness and health ... erested in slimming down. This group of audiences tends to exercise moderately, careful about their diets and have a habit of consuming medical supplements such as multi-vitamins. Their choices of mag ...

(24 pages) 494 0 3.0 Nov/2005

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

Effects of Poverty

deficiency known as protein-energy malnutrition. In this condition, children lack protein in their diets, especially from an insufficient amount of mother's milk. As a result, children who are under ... n among many others. Even in the major cities of developed nations, the poor often have unhealthful diets. Resulting in part from a lack of health care and nutritional education and in part from the l ...

(4 pages) 138 1 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Development Studies

Nutrition: Fat, Proteins, and Carbohydrates

rotein in the foods they eat. Many participate in low carbohydrate dieting, one of the most popular diets around. Others have opted for the United States Department of Agriculture's low fat diet, but ... e learn how the body uses each one.FatsEveryone dreads fat, we eat reduced fat foods, go on low-fat diets, anything to get rid of fat. Unfortunately, the answer is not to simply eliminate fat from you ...

(6 pages) 256 2 5.0 Aug/2006

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


to the fact that we have found ourselves in a never-ending, perpetual cycle. With so many different diets out there, how can we know which will be best for our own particular needs? Are there risks in ... own particular needs? Are there risks involved? Is the overall outcome worth it?Among thousands of diets readily available to our society, one that has sparked great interest is the Atkins Diet. Foun ...

(3 pages) 26 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

To Eat or Not to Eat: A research paper on eating disorders

simply because they thing they are fat. More than half of teenaged girls in the U.S. are either on diets, or they think they should be on a diet. Some of them go too far and their innocent diet becom ... problems.Anorexia nervosa is one of the most deadly eating disorders. Anorexia occurs when a person diets excessively and loses a tremendous amount of weight. Anorexics avoid food and keep a count on ...

(7 pages) 100 0 5.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases


ublic.Tofu is still used today by a growing number of people, who have found it beneficial in their diets. We can get ¼ of one day's required nutrition from a block of tofu. It contains ...

(2 pages) 768 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology