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Arm & Hammer Baking Soda - Arm & Hammer Baking Soda Abstract The Arm & Hammer Brand Baking Soda has been a staple of American life since 1846. The brand once only used for baking enjoyed a resurgence of interest in the 1970's by reinventing itself and its usefulness without changing a single ingredient. The new marketing campaign would eventually expand the Arm & Hammer brand to include deodorants, laundry detergents, cleaning supplies, and even toothpaste. An interesting history with many interesting uses in such an uninteresting little yellow box we are all familiar with, Arm & Hammer Baking Soda has become as Americana as apple pie and baseball....   [tags: Branding Brand Baking Soda] 1833 words
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The Fizz on Soda Carbonators - Soda Carbonator - All You Need To Know Soda making machines are on a rage now-a-days. They are sensible alternatives to the regular buying of commercially available seltzers and soft-drinks. Now, to explore the nitty-gritty of the ‘why’ around this upsurge in the sales of soda carbonators, we must foremost sink deeper in the technical aspect of carbonation. Carbonation is the basic phenomenon governing the making of sodas. Carbonation is the phenomenon of dissolution of carbon dioxide in aqueous solutions....   [tags: Gadgets] 546 words
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An Analysis of a Pepsi® Max Soda Advertisement - Marketing food products is a way that different companies get consumers to buy their food or product. Advertisements are everywhere and contain many different pictures and phrases that appeal to a variety of different people. The advertisement I chose to analyze was a Pepsi® Max soda advertisement. The advertisement contains imagery, logos, pathos, and ethos aspects that appeal to certain consumers. The imagery in these advertisements is directed to appeal to the consumer. The picture of the Pepsi Max can has the same colors of the original Pepsi, which is already a well known color scheme all over the world....   [tags: Advertising] 813 words
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The Detrimental Effects of Soda - What is your favorite soda. Coke. Do you know what is in soda. Cutting down on soda can be the geginning of a healthy lifestyle. Studies show that soda, though it tastes good, has many negative effects that outweigh the positive effects. Soda, especially diet, is detrimental to the health of your body. My cousin’s teacher did an experiment with coke. She put a tooth in coke and left it for at least a week. The next time they checked the tooth had disintegrated. The coke had eaten away at the tooth....   [tags: Coke Pepsi] 1006 words
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An Analysis of the New York City Soda Ban - Introduction The obesity epidemic is one of the most pressing issues at this point in both American society and U.S. public policy initiatives. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention 35.9% of U.S. adults over the age of twenty are obese (CDC, 2013). The CDC further notes that 69.2% of U.S. adults twenty years of age and over are overweight (this percentage includes those who are obese). The obesity problem is not exclusive to the adults in the U.S. The CDC notes that 18.4% of adolescents between the ages of 12 and 19 are currently obese (CDC, 2013)....   [tags: Public Policy Initiatives]
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Drinking Diet Soda is not a Solution for Weight Loss - ... They reported that those who regularly consumed diet beverages had the greatest risk of gaining weight, citing that there was more than 40% increased risk of gaining weight for every bottle or can consumed daily. However, the authors explained that diet beverages were not necessarily the cause of obesity or overweight, but the total amount of calories one consumed in their daily diet. In fact, a more recent survey by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health involving about 24,000 participants revealed that people of healthy weight who drank diet beverages consumed fewer calories from food in their daily diet than people who drank sugary beverages....   [tags: sugar-sweetened beverages, no calories]
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Soda bottle rocket - Soda bottle rocket Purpose The students will investigate the effect of the rocket length upon the distance of flight. The students will also investigate the mass upon the distance flight. Background The students will proof Newton's third law of motion states that for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. Newton's third law also applies to rockets. A rocket gets its lift from the gases pushing out of its tail. The force of the rocket pushing on these gases is the action force. The gases exert an equal but opposite force on the rocket, which forces the rocket up, this is called the reaction force....   [tags: essays research papers] 853 words
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Limiting Reactant Lab Experiment Using Baking Soda and Vinegar - Baking Soda and Vinegar: Limiting Reactant Lab Background The limiting reactant of a chemical reaction is the substance that places an upper bound on the amount of product that the reaction can produce. The limiting reactant places this upper bound because the reaction must stop once all of the limiting reactant is consumed. If the relative amount of reactants is altered, then the limiting reactant may change accordingly. For example, a balanced chemical equation of a certain reaction specifies that an equal number of moles of two substances A and B is required....   [tags: chemistry] 1472 words
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Diet Soda: A Guilt Free Beverage with Harmful Effects on the Body - Diet Soda: A Guilt Free Beverage with Harmful Effects on the Body Think of the countless times at a restaurant you have been put on the spot to choose a beverage once seated by the waiter. Considering what you may have heard about sugar- free soda, would the possibly harmful affects it may have on your body outweigh the number of calories you may be saving by allowing you to consume a high calorie meal. To some, artificially sweetened carbonated beverages, such as diet soda, have the same delicious taste as regular soda, but only with the satisfaction of knowing the beverage spares calories to compensate in a high calorie meal....   [tags: Health ]
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Obesity: A Rising Health Issue - Here in the United States, the government has a great deal of influence and say in the way in which people live their daily lives. Everything from the things said on a cell phone to sites searched on the Internet to the laws by which everyone must abide, to say that the government has a fairly decent hold on Americans’ civil liberties would be an understatement. Yes, there is a certain level of freedom here that is not found elsewhere in the world, but there is still quite a bit of government intrusion....   [tags: healthcare cost, soda drinks]
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Soda Consumption and the Risk of Stroke in Men and Women. By: Bernstein, de Koning, Flint, Recrode & Willett, - ... The following article talks about how the consumption of sugar sweetened drinks especially soft drinks may be the main contributor to the epidemic of the United States overweight and obesity because of the high sugar content that is in each soft drink. The article states that the mean intake of added sugar by Americans can account for 15.8% of energy and the largest source of the added sugars are from non-diet soft drinks that account for 47% of total added sugars in the diet (Malik, 2006). This article focuses on evidence that link the intake of sugar sweetened beverages, weight gain and obesity....   [tags: health, sweetened beverages]
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The Terrible Nature of a Sugary Sweet Heaven - ... After arriving at home he would pour it into a glass of ice and drink it. While drinking his pop he would always sit back in his chair and say, ‘it can take care of batteries, but I still drink it. Think of what this is doing to my stomach, especially after what it did to that car battery.’ I’ve been told that he would just laugh, and finish off his nice and refreshing bottle of coke. My great grandfather knew that coke and its acidity was terrible for his body, but the refreshing taste always helped him forget the unhealthy aspect of this refreshing beverage....   [tags: soda, regular coke, Dr. Pepper, diet coke]
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Shakespeare, Popcorn and a Soda - The goal of this piece of writing is to make a comparative study of the various works of Shakespeare, but not as they are presented in their written form. Rather, I am choosing to explore and compare his works as they have been presented and adapted for contemporary audiences through the medium of film. What is lost in adaptation. What is gained. Do contemporary accoutrements lend themselves to a deeper understanding of the original works; does the "magic" of editing and special effects lend itself to a similar deeper understanding, or does it instead make the work seem too "real?" Rather than seek out various adaptations based upon their critical merits or demerits, I chose to instead...   [tags: European Literature] 2144 words
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Multinational Coca-Cola - A Pharmacist in Atlanta named John Pemberton first created Coca-Cola in 1886. He started to promote his new invention through the local newspaper. The taste of coca cola was a refreshing new experience and people could not get enough it. The drink was considered an ‘intellectual beverage’, ‘temperance drink’, ‘brain tonic’, and it even claims to be able to cure ‘headache, neuralgia, hysteria, melancholy’ and more”(Arandilla 2011). Coca cola continued to advertise without any technology that we use now....   [tags: beverage, advertisement, soda, brand, marketing]
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Mountain Dew - Mountain Dew It's cool and refreshing. It's satisfying and invigorating. It's Mountain Dew. But it's not just regular pop. It's a lifesaver that keeps many college students alert during strenuous moments in their college life. Mountain Dew is a favorite of many students on the GC campus because it is relatively cheap to purchase and not difficult to come across. This power drink can be found in the cafeteria, at the Leaf Raker, and in many of the vending machines on campus. Students can get free refills at the cafeteria and may purchase this drink for 99 cents at the Leaf Raker and $1 from vending machines....   [tags: Soft Drinks Soda Essays] 1078 words
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Automated Sorting and Organizing Systems - Missing Works Cited Background Research Sorting and Organizing Since the birth of civilization, organization has played an essential role in all aspects of life. The seven wonders of the ancient world could not have been built without extensive organization. The Egyptians made an impressive use of organization when they built the Great Pyramids. They had to organize their workers into different groups, each doing a different job. The architects also had to sort the bricks in order to build the pyramids....   [tags: Robotics] 2905 words
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Mentos Experiment - MENTOS + SODA = . Problem: Which brand of soda tested spews the most liquid when three Mentos are doped into a 2-liter of each brand. We know that the reaction between Mentos and soda is an explosion, but what we are trying to figure out is which brand causes the biggest reaction. Hypothesis: If three Mentos are dropped into a 2-liter of Diet Coke, Diet 7-Up, and Dr Thunder, then the Diet Coke will have the largest reaction to the Mentos. Materials: 1 pkg. Mint Mentos candies 2-liter Diet Coke 2-liter Diet 7-Up 2-liter Dr....   [tags: Chemistry] 604 words
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We Should Tax Sugary Drinks and Other Junk Food - Have you ever thought about obesity in America and how to reduce it. Marlow and Shiers state in their viewpoint article, " Researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta estimate that obesity now accounts for 9.1 percent of all medical spending-$147 billion in 2008 (Marlow and Shiers)." This means that nearly ten percent, 147 billion dollars, of medical spending in the whole United States is caused by obesity. Not only does it account for almost ten percent of the medical budget, obesity is rampant in children these days....   [tags: ]
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Policy Advocacy Brief - The California Center for Public Health Advocacy (CCPHA) is a nonprofit organization that was founded in 1999 by Southern California Public Health Association (SCPHA) and California Public Health Association-North (CPHA-N). CCPHA “raises awareness about critical public health issues and mobilizes communities to promote the establishment of effective state and local health policies (www.ccpha.org).” CCPHA focuses its advocacy mission on current public health problems facing the state of California....   [tags: Healthcare]
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Billions In Tax Dollars Subsidize The Junk Food Industry - With the concern over obesity in this country, especially childhood obesity, who except for the beverage industry would not be concerned that our taxpayer dollars are going to subsidize one of the most high empty calorie food items on the market. Over $4 billion taxpayer dollars are used by the government to pay for sugar sweetened beverages (SSBs) this last year for SNAP (Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program, formerly Food Stamps). SNAP stated goal is to provide nutritional food support for the 47 million low income people it serves....   [tags: Food Stamps, SNAP]
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Rethinking an Argument against Fat Taxes in the US - While nobody denies we have a problem with taxation in this country for food, beverages, and everything that we buy in general, I believe that we should have a fat tax to detour people from buying soda and other fattening foods. We should also ban sodas and other fattening foods from vending machines in schools, and replace them with more healthy selections. In the article “What You Eat Is Your Business”, the author claims, Americans need to be more responsible for their own health and the government should not become involved (Balko)....   [tags: fat tax, taxation, USA, Obama,] 1894 words
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Soft Drinks Are Toxic - When a person is deciding what to eat and drink, they must always look at how it will affect them, regardless of how good it tastes. Every food is filled with things that are good and bad. Soft drinks are the most consumed beverage in the world today. Unfortunately, soft drinks are extremely toxic. Whether soft drinks satisfy thirst and taste good, this should not be a good enough reason to drink it. We should all do our bodies a favor and stop drinking soda. By replacing soft drinks with healthier beverages, many toxins will be eliminated....   [tags: Health Essays] 1009 words
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Tell me what you eat - ... According to a survey which was conducted at Georgia Perimeter College, most people (90%) know that drinking soft drink regularly can lead to dental erosion (Nguyen, “Soft Drink”). However, even though they are aware that, they still drink it regularly from a range of one can to twenty cans per week (Nguyen “Soft Drink”). Thus, it is important to emphasize the oral problems of soft drinks that cause to its consumer. The objective of this education is to decrease the consumption of carbonated soft drinks by encouraging others to drink healthier beverages such as water, milk, and 100% fruit juice....   [tags: obesity, healthy food, nutrition]
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Carbonated Soft Drinks - How Do They Work? - Carbonated Soft Drinks - How Do They Work. Carbonated soft drinks have a huge history since their foremost inception. They are sweetened carbonated water, i.e. sugar laced aqueous solution of Carbon dioxide; and conventionally they are served, as well as enjoyed, chilled. The term ‘soft’ is basically an obligatory benchmark for carbonated drink makers that sets the limits of solute in the solution to less than or equal to 0.5% by volume. The earliest instances of soft drinks were sherbets made in ancient Arabic high societies....   [tags: Nutrition ] 550 words
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Fast Food and the Increase in Obesity in America - Every month, at least ninety percent of Americans visit a fast food restaurant and about forty- five percent of them make it a weekly occurrence. These statistics make it safe to say Americans are obsessed with fast food, but why are Americans addicted to these restaurants. Is it the low prices, quick service or the taste of the food. According to Eric Schlosser, the author of Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side off the All-American Meal, he believes “It’s easy, it's filling, and it's convenient and inexpensive.” Therefore, the consumption of fast food is now directly correlated to the obesity epidemic in America....   [tags: Mind Set, Super Sizing]
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Is Fast Food the Cause to Obesity? - Is Fast Food the Cause to Obesity, or is it Just a Factor. Over three hundred thousand deaths occur every year due to obesity. Obesity adds over one hundred seventeen billion dollars in health care every year (Stern 11). Obesity is an ongoing epidemic in the United States as well as in other countries. Kids eat out more than often, portion sizes are exceeded, and fast food has started being served in school cafeterias. Eating out often leaves the consumer used to eating above average portions .They then think that these portion sizes are normal, when really they are way above normal....   [tags: Health, Diseases, Epidemia] 1053 words
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Home Remedies for Dark Underarms - Dark underarms or armpits are a condition of the skin under the arms that becomes dark. It becomes a major concern to fair skin people as dark armpits are more visible on fair skin than on dark skin. The causes for dark underarms are: • Improper cleaning • Sweating • Friction due to different types of clothes • Dead skin cells • Use of shaving products • Deodorants containing alcohol The symptoms of dark underarms are • Sweating • Itching • Dark skin along the area of armpits • Bad odor Pregnancy, hormonal changes, age and genes all play an important role in decolonization of the armpits and cause a lot of embarrassment....   [tags: Health Care] 836 words
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Hurricane Aftermath: A Strategic Approach - Hurricane Aftermath Recommendations As an industrial hygienist I would advise the incident commander that all the people involved in the mission first get basic safety and precaution training. This should be implemented by the safety supervisor who is the person responsible for programs and training. The incident commander is the person responsible for all aspect of an emergency response. Thus he should quickly develop an incident objective, manage the incident operation, apply resources, and be responsible over the people involved (King County, 2010)....   [tags: Natural Disasters]
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The Benefits of Food Modification - The modification of food has been used since the beginning of man. But, the methods did not have the same advancements as they are now. It started with simple salting and drying, trying to keep their food fresh for as long as possible. With the growth of technology, food modification grew as well. Modifying food can be both beneficial and harmful, depending on which perspective the issue is looked at. As the industry grows, companies are driven more by profit than the overall well-being of the population....   [tags: GMOs]
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Home Remedies for Belching - Home Remedies for Belching Belching is the expulsion of gas from the digestive tract which involves mainly esophagus and stomach. It is commonly known as burp. In addition to the release of gas, it is sometime accompanied with sound and also a foul odor. In medical terms, it is referred to as eructation. Causes of Belching Swallowing of air while eating or drinking may be a typical cause of belching. Therefore it subsequently expels the gas in the form of burps. There may be some reasons of swallowing such large amount of air (aerophagia) which are listed below: • Gulping of food and drink more rapidly • Anxiety • Carbonated beverages • Chewing gums • Poorly fitted dentures • Mouth breathin...   [tags: Health] 856 words
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Good or Bad Customer Service - A large part of being a good service provider is ensuring customer convenience. Study findings show that strong leadership systems focus on customers, motivate employees, and implement their customer service vision. They also focus great attention on gathering the information needed to track customer satisfaction, and employees overall performance. Customer service should be designed and delivered seamlessly from the customer's point of view. Customer-driven operations lead to success. Decentralized, uncoordinated customer service provision makes for a most frustrating experience for customers....   [tags: Marketing] 1109 words
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Neutralizing Acids and Bases - The sought to determine the effects of mixing various levels of acids and bases to see which combination would have the most explosive reaction, and measure the resulting pH levels. I did this by testing an assortment of different pH levels of acids and bases, mixing them together and measuring the results. Most of the experiments resulted in a pH neutral solution, except for the Sulfuric Acid and the Sodium Hydroxide. By far, the Sulfuric Acid was the most explosive, followed by the Citric and Acetic acid....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Why Don't We Complain? - Having read William F. Buckley, Jr.'s paper on why we don't complain, I feel compelled to respond, answer, and expound at length upon this topic. I feel he never adequately answered the question posed; hence, I will proceed to elaborate my reasons why Americans don't complain. The reason why we don't complain is very basic and fundamental. It is because of our culture, tradition, and heritage to not complain. It isn't polite, it is considered rude, and it is undignified. We are raised to behave ourselves, and when growing up, if we don't behave, we are punished....   [tags: William F. Buckley Jr.] 290 words
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A Sweet Death? - A Sweet Death. For a moment, imagine you are a very health conscious person. You start the mornings off with a brewed cup of coffee, a newspaper, and your favorite cereal. As you eat, you are comforted in seeing the bold print on the packaging that reads, “Loaded with vitamins and minerals.” However, you become curious and decide to investigate the back panel of ingredients to see if it is as wholesome as it leads you to believe. The number one ingredient is enriched wheat flour. You are content as you swallow the next to last spoonful of your shredded richness....   [tags: Nutrition]
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Criminological Theory of Anomie and Social Control Shown in the Movie 'Falling Down" - The movie “Falling Down”, released in 1993, depicts an unemployed defense worker who becomes frustrated with society and unleashes that frustration on the Los Angeles community. The movie follows William through is destruction as well as the impact his actions has on other characters in the movie. It becomes apparent that the events and characters in the movie are ideal illustrations of the criminological theories anomie and social control. Anomie is characterized as a feeling of normlessness. This results from a breakdown of social norms and without these norms to guide an individual they are unable to find a place in society or adjust to the constant changes in life....   [tags: Character Analysis] 2305 words
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The Dutchman: A Dramatic Expression of the Relationship Between Whites and Blacks - Amiri Baraka’s The Dutchman would be considered a historical allegory that could be understood as this poetic and dramatic expression of the relationship between whites and blacks throughout the existence of the United States. These patterns of history are symbolically acted out by the two characters Lula and Clay; Lula represents white America and Clay seems to stand for the modern day Uncle Tom, who has over time been shaped by white America and this slave mentality. The beginning Stage directions seem to form this poem in it of itself....   [tags: Literary Analysis ]
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We Need a War to Fight Obesity - The American people need a multi-pronged approach involving government action, the medical community, and addressing environmental factors in order to successfully attack obesity and diminish its threat on our nation’s health. Recent statistics show that nearly sixty million people in the U.S. are obese with a BMI of over thirty. The number of obese people has doubled in the last twenty years (Perry 2). Even though the word epidemic is generally associated with infectious diseases, the term epidemic is being attributed to the rapid spread of obesity in our population (Robinson 1)....   [tags: Health, Gastricbypass] 1322 words
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Refining Differences Between Copper, aluminum, and Steel - ... Aluminum Aluminums refinery process starts with extracting alumina from bauxite ore by using the Bayer process. The Bayer refining method involves four steps - digestion, clarification (settling), precipitation and calcination. To turn bauxite ore into alumina, the ore is first crushed and mixed with caustic soda, this is called slurry. The slurry is then pumped into high-pressure containers which are heated to 300 °Fahrenheit and more caustic soda is added along with lime. This is intended to dissolve away aluminum....   [tags: minerals, smelting, ore benefaction ]
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A Proposal to Prevent Global Warming - We humans cannot help but feel a twinge of regret when we contemplate how we brought forth the plague of global warming by our own hands in the passing years. Aside from rising sea levels as deluging coastal cities and depleting ozone layers as increasing cancer rates, we inevitably come face to face with one simple realization: it’s getting too hot in here. Moreover, we have been devastated by various extremes of nature, with spring frost storms and summer hurricanes arriving with increasing frequency....   [tags: Global Warming Essay] 826 words
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Why Crystal Pepsi and Others Failed - Why Crystal Pepsi and Others Failed We live in a day and age where marketing and advertising is stronger then ever. It is essentially in our face every where we turn, from the clothes we wear to the music we listen to and even the device we use to listen to our music. Marketing and advertising touches our lives everyday without our really ever even noticing it. Marketing professionals have a difficult challenge before them in figuring out a way to create a public interest, and a want for their products if they are to become adopted....   [tags: essays research papers] 1365 words
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Health Problems and Your Food - Human bodies are naturally created to break down simple foods. As a growing population we have had to create technology that keeps up with the demand for food. In generating this technology we have created food that our bodies are not fully capable of breaking down without having some sort of negative health effect. The food industry uses thousands of chemicals and additives to preserve our food and our bodies are fighting back. Nitrates and nitrites are used in preserving meats and can cause numerous health problems that most of us are not aware of....   [tags: Nutrition ]
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Obesity in The United States - Obesity is everywhere. It’s in the news, it’s at the grocery store, and it may even plague one’s home. This epidemic seems out of control and irreversible. Some experts go as far as to call it incurable. Incurable or not, obesity is a big deal and should not be given up on. Solutions need to be found and change needs to happen soon, or the whole world may be a victim to this awful ordeal. The causes of obesity are many, but solutions are few. Many believe the uprising generation will be worse off than America is now....   [tags: body mass index, mcdonals, fast food]
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Mnemonics: Unlocking your Memory's Potential - ... This image that you have now created should be placed at a location in your home, say the front door. The next item on your to do list should be created into an image as well and placed in another location and so forth until all the items on your to do list are arranged throughout your home. Once that is accomplished you should be able to mentally walk through your home and see each item exactly where you left it and therefore you have effectively memorized your to do list. That is just one of the methods that when used with other methods becomes even more useful when trying to remember larger lists or multiple items/words....   [tags: memory palace, art, science]
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Fighting for a Better Health - Fighting for a Better Health As of today, America has undergone many issues involving health like diabetes, heart disease, and lung cancer. Many of the health issues are caused by components very well known to us such as pollution, alcohol, drugs, sexually-transmitted diseases, and so forth. Little was known about the fact that food, being an important necessity for human life, has started America’s major epidemic among children and teens -- obesity. With more than 50 million youths attending schools everyday (HHS 1), it’s scary to think of the fact that three-fourths of the adolescents don’t eat a healthy diet....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
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Situational Influences On Purchasing Behavior - Running head: Situational Influences on Purchasing Behavior Situational Influences on Purchasing Behavior Abstract There was an investigation in an attempt to understand what situational influences affect purchasing behaviors of consumers. Fifty subjects were asked to complete a survey in determining what attributes affect the decision to purchase a product. The effect of purchase was based on three different times of day: morning, afternoon, and evening....   [tags: essays research papers] 1886 words
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Home Remedies for Moles - Home Remedies for Moles Moles can be define as a cluster of pigment cells that may often appear to be tiny dark brown spots which can virtually develop any part of the body. You can find almost 10 to 40 moles in a person body and this number vary in each and every person. The medical term for moles is nevus or nevi. However it is seen that most moles can come in a different range of colors. Moles are harmless and in very rare cases they can lead to cancer. In fact, detecting pigment patches and monitoring moles can help detecting skin cancer, particularly malignant melanoma....   [tags: Health] 875 words
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Home Remedies for Chickenpox - Home Remedies for Chickenpox Chickenpox is one of a highly contagious ailment. It is also known as Varicella as it was caused by varicella-zoster virus. The common victims of chickenpox are children and it is a condition which occurs one or other times in childhood. Sometimes adults may do get it. It usually starts with a skin rash and gradually develops on the body and head. The rash appears on the second day after the person gets the infection. Finally the rash forms into blisters which then burst and scabs over....   [tags: Health Care] 880 words
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Obesity in School Children - The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported sixty percent of U.S children age 6 to 11 -approximately one in six children are victims of obesity-related illnesses that threaten to shorten their lives. That is more than nine million children. (Tartamella, Herscher, & Woolstoon, 2004). Those numbers are shocking and disturbing. Have we, as a community, encouraged the most destructive epidemic outburst. Childhood overweight and obesity are public concerns because unhealthy weight is rapidly becoming the most prevalent nutrition problem of K-12 school age group in United States and around the world....   [tags: Childhood Obesity] 965 words
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Advertising and Childhood Obesity - According to the Centers for Disease Control (2007), the rate of obesity among children between the ages of six and eleven in the United States has increased about five times compared with the rate in the 1970s (Yu 87). There are over nine million children in the U.S. today between the ages of six and eleven who are considered to be obese (Yu 87). The real question is what is the exact cause of obesity in children today. Some people believe there is a link between the advertising children see on TV and obesity....   [tags: Health, Diseases] 1501 words
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The Billy Goat Tavern - “Cheezborger. Cheezborger. Double Cheezborger. Double Cheezborger!” the cries of the employees echo through the cavernous walls of the pub. At the Billy Goat Tavern in Chicago, Illinois, staff members yell quite often at customers ordering their food too slowly. However, their crude shouts do not stifle the excitement of experiencing such a fantastic eatery. The thrilling atmosphere, unkind yet amusing employees, and scrumptious food the Billy Goat Tavern has to offer enhance the old bar into a wonderful, one-of-a-kind, enjoyable spot to dine....   [tags: Chicago Tradition, Critique] 739 words
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