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The Atkins Diet And Diet

- The Atkins Analysis The Atkins diet has remained a popular diet in America since its introduction by Cardiologist Robert C. Atkins in 1972 through his book, Dr. Atkins’ Diet Revolution. The Atkins diet and its variations remain popular in America by those who are trying to lose weight. In fact, it has been estimated that nearly 25 million Americas are trying a low carb diet at any time. Adkins’ books have remained extremely popular throughout the years. The Atkins diet plan is premised on the idea of limiting carbohydrate intake to control weight loss....   [tags: Nutrition, Obesity, Low-carbohydrate diet]

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The Mediterranean Diet

- Somerset Maugham said that “To eat well in England you should have breakfast three times a day”. “To live anywhere in the world you should eat at least three times a day” is probably close to the truth as well. What people eat and drink in countries close to the Mediterranean Sea is called the Mediterranean Diet. To compare this Mediterranean Diet to a typical Diet from the south of Benin, it would be correct to say that the Benin Diet is equivalent to the Mediterranean Diet because although the nutritional values are lower in the Beninois diet, it is cheaper and easier to find than the Mediterranean diet in the southern region of Benin....   [tags: health, mediterranean diet]

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The American Diet

- The typical American diet has become a very controversial and touchy topic that can easily offend some people. Many people from different walks of life all have the same problem in the U.S., their growing waistline. Does fault lie with the nations culture or is the fault our own. Many foods commonly eaten in the U.S. are considered fatty or unhealthy yet many Americans eat them anyway though the information and facts are clearly labeled on the packages of the food we consume. Are there any religious reasons behind our terrible diet choices....   [tags: Health, Nutrition, Diet, Lifestyle]

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The American Diet

- Have you noticed that around every corner is some kind of snack or soft-drink vending machine. When you walk outside there is most likely some kind of fast food restaurant or convenience store within walking distance that offers food and drinks on demand with little to no wait. Living in a fast paced world, these fast and easily accessible foods have become something many rely on. Yes, with all of our technical and cultural advances in America we have surely come a long way in these past few decades....   [tags: Health, Nutrition, Diet, Lifestyle]

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The American Diet

- The state of the American Health in the U.S has become an increasing concern of many Americans. An article entitled “11 Facts about American Eating Habits,” addresses the state of food in the U.S by stating, “Healthiness of the food we eat decreases by 1.7 percent for every hour that passes in the day.” Experts and scientists in the U.S has raised questions about regarding the different ways food is now being produced. While individuals are usually not aware of the ingredients that food contains, many people continue to have unhealthy eating habits....   [tags: Eating Habits, Health, Diet]

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Diet and Nutrition for Ankylosing Spondylitis

- Healthy eating is an important part in taking control not only of your health but also your life. One must be aware that whatever food you're taking inside your body can either improve or aggravate your overall health. For those suffering Ankylosing Spondylitis, having a healthy diet can help immensely not only in relieving the symptoms such as pain and stiffness but also slowing the progression of the disease. Ankylosing Spondylitis is a type of chronic arthritis that affects parts of the spine, including muscles, ligaments and bones....   [tags: diet, arthritis, nutrition, healthy]

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Diet and Nutrition on the World

- REFLECTION Diet and nutrition have a way of affecting health in a variety of ways. It also has a way of affecting the life one leads. At the start of the semester, it was a preconceived idea that people across the country had, for the most part, enough food to live to sustainable life. This notion has since been set by the way side as it has changed drastically. It has come to my attention that many people across the United States (and even countries worldwide for that matter) do not have enough food to live on daily....   [tags: supplements, food, hunger, diet]

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South Beach Diet

- History of South Beach Diet The South Beach Diet is a diet plan designed by cardiologist Arthur Agatston and dietician Marie Almon. In 1995, Dr. Agatston developed a diet to prevent heart disease for his cardiac and diabetes patients. According to the South Beach Diet website, Agatstaion knew that a low-fat diet would reduce cholesterol and prevent heart disease, but patients had a hard time sticking to the diet. Agatson wanted to find out the reason why his patients had a hard time sticking to the low-fat diet....   [tags: Health, Diet]

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Improving A Balanced And Nutritional Diet

- My behavior change that I selected to improve was to have a balanced and nutritional diet. My initial diet before making the decision to change this varied on a daily basis and had a mix of healthy and unhealthy. However, when I consciously decided to make this change I did eliminate the amount of unhealthy fast-food dietary choices that I previously made. I decided to make this change in an effort to increase my daily energy. My initial effort to make this change was notably successful, but there were many improvements to be made....   [tags: Nutrition, Health, Motivation, Diabetic diet]

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The American Diet

- "We have the best raw materials in the world, both quantitatively and qualitatively, but most of them are ruined in the process of preparing them for the table." stated H.L. Mencken in reference to America and our usage of food (Mitzewich). Food is a necessity for life and survival, however, with the structure of the American diet, the food we eat is assisting us into our [early] graves. Americans are highly unaware of what they are stuffing down their throats and even less unaware of the generational effects....   [tags: American Diet, Processed Food, Fast Food Indusrty]

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What Makes A Healthy Diet?

- The typical American diet has become increasingly unhealthy over the years and accompanied by the increasing prevalence of obesity it is important that strides be taken to help Americans become healthier. However, there are many obstacles that stand in the way of fulfilling this goal, one being the financial status of many American families. Nearly a third of all working families in the United States are considered low-income. This means that they may not have enough money to meet their basic needs, such as procuring food for their meals....   [tags: Nutrition, Healthy diet, Health, Obesity]

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Comparing and Contrasting Bulletproof/Paleo to an Omnivore’s Diet

- Recently my brother started a modified Paleo diet. The Paleolithic diet claims to be based on the eating habits of Paleolithic humans during the Paleolithic era. For his own nutritional needs he has chosen to combine the Paleo diet and parts of the bulletproof diet created by Dr. David Perlmutter. He has been talking about how great his diet is and that he’s never felt better. My older sister Mar-y-sol argues that while the Paleo diet has some good ideas such as reducing the amount of processed wheat we consume (because the modern diet has far too much processed wheat) it is an out of balance diet and that it goes to the extreme....   [tags: healthy diet, nutrition, paleo diet]

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Description of Birth of Our Modern Diet

- For some, it might be hard to imagine how the Paleolithic diet was able to thrive millions of years ago in comparison to our diet of processed foods today. Our modern diet was created in response to changes in the biological trends over time as well as the innovations in culture. We can examine these changes by studying the human evolution through a biological perspective, while observing the changes in culture through an archaeological perspective. Often we can look at the evolution of humans and their trends to answer questions about living humans today....   [tags: diet, nutrition, healthy food]

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A Low Carb Diet

- Portray the scene as follows; a girl is in the third grade just recently diagnosed with Juvenile Rheumatoid arthritis. Her world is turned upside down with injections twice a week and pills that make her sick to her stomach daily. The pain in her joints is monumental. Prednisone a steroid used to eliminate joint swelling and pain caused her to gain a significant amount of weight in a rapid amount of time. Subsequently the third grade, this girl has struggled with her weight persistently gaining up into her senior year of high school....   [tags: Nutrition, Obesity, Low-carbohydrate diet]

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The Ketogenic Diet and How It Helps with Epilepsy

- “Let thy food by thy medicine, and let thy medicine be thy food.” In a time when medical treatment is heavily dominated by prescription drugs that kill over 100,000 people each year, perhaps it is time that we take some advice from Hippocrates, who understood the medicinal power of food. One of the most well-known dietary treatment plans is the Ketogenic diet, which has been implemented to treat children and adolescents with intractable Epilepsy for nearly a century. Epilepsy is a neurological disorder characterized by recurring, unprovoked seizures....   [tags: brain, medicinal, food, diet]

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Nutrition Analysis of my Diet Journal

- In my Diet Journal, I recorded all the food I ate over the weekend with the best accuracy I could attempt to do. But one of the factors that made my food diary inaccurate was that I couldn’t find every detail and percentage of fat, carbohydrates, and proteins in everything I ate. Also, all of the amounts and servings were approximations, not exact amounts. I was able to record everything I ate, but accuracy may have been affected by estimations and sources. The calorie intake I had over the three day period ranged from 1900-2500 calories....   [tags: Nutrition, diet, journals,]

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The Gluten Free Diet Trend

- I was one of the faddists that fell into the gluten-free diet trend. After seeing famous celebrities such as Miley Cyrus and Lady Gaga jump on the gluten-free frenzy I naturally had to try it. Gluten-free is perceived to be a healthier lifestyle. However six months into my gluten-free diet I noticed myself constantly feeling sick, tired and cold. I had zero motivation to do anything anymore. I consulted my doctor and found out my iron levels were extremely low. He suggested I stop the gluten-free diet....   [tags: Gluten-free diet, Coeliac disease, Nutrition]

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Homemade Raw Diet for Pets

- There is an abundance of facts and opinions buzzing around the internet about the health benefits of a homemade raw diet for pets versus feeding dry kibble. It is implied that many studies have been done for dry kibble and canned food, but a lack thereof when it comes to studies for homemade and raw diets. However, homemade and raw diets are becoming more popular today because of the fact people are becoming more aware of the dangers that commercial pet food can bring upon their pets. Low quality commercial pet food can lead to health problems, yet an improperly balanced homemade diet can be just as detrimental....   [tags: canned food, dry kibble, animal diet]

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Vegetarian Diet Vs. Vegetarian Diets

- In recent years, dietary restrictions such as vegetarianism and veganism have become very popular lifestyle choices. One of the reasons many people chose to switch to a vegetarian diet is because they believe that it’s a healthier choice from a nutritional perspective. For the last few years nutritionists and health specialists have been saying that meat, eggs and animal fats are bad for us, and that we’ll live longer and healthier if we decrease our consumption or avoid them. This idea has been strongly reinforced into our society that few people even question it anymore....   [tags: Nutrition, Meat, Veganism, Diet]

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The Zone Diet Versus the Atkins Diet

- The Zone and Atkins diets aim to achieve lower levels of insulin in the bloodstream. The Zone diet reduces carbohydrates by structuring calorie intake to a 40% carbohydrate, 30% protein, 30% fat ratio. The ratio decreases the amount of carbohydrates consumed, inturn lowering overall insulin levels. The Atkins diet also lowers insulin levels by lowering the quantity of carbohydrates ingested. This four phase diet begins with extreme limitation and gradually allows small amounts of carbohydrates....   [tags: Health Nutrition Diet Exercise Essays]

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The Unsearchable Quest to Find a Diet That Is Just Right

- Food plays a different role for all different types of human beings. Everyone's metabolism is different. This is the underlying reason behind why there is no specific diet that works best for everyone. As a result, our only hope as humans is to define the proper diet for ourselves as our own diet. It is a lifelong learning process, as it can only be accomplished through experience, by trial and error. For example, many people work best through a low fat diet. Other people work best through a diet high in fat....   [tags: food, metabolism, diet]

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Popular Diet Plans

- According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC, 2013), in 2009-2010, 69.2% of Americans over the age of twenty were considered to be overweight or obese. That is a staggering number, but there are an abundance of diet plans on the market today to help lower that percentage. Some of the most popular diet plans are Weight Watchers, Nutrisystem, Jenny Craig, and My Fitness Pal. The problem lies in deciding which plan is the right one, and the only way to make that decision is by weighing each of the plans many pros and cons against the others....   [tags: obesity, diet, Weight Watchers, fitness]

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The Atkins Diet: A True Diet Revolution

-      In a society where ones’ pants size measures their self worth, it is no wonder why fad diets, have taken over in the struggle to lose weight. Over the past few decades, Hollywood has painted an unattainable image of the perfect body. Although many celebrities' physical appearance may appear healthy, the measures taken to obtain their body shape can cause numerous health risks. It seems as though, every time people turn on their television, or flip through a magazine, there is a new diet claiming to “melt away” the pounds....   [tags: Low Carb Diet Program and Weight Loss Plan]

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Which Diet is Really the Key to a Healthy Life?

- Which Diet is Really the Key to a Healthy Life. Michael Pollan’s Omnivore’s Dilemma and T. Campbell’s, The China Study provide strong criticisms of how most Americans grow and consume their food. Pollan argues that the mechanization of the American industrial food system harms consumers, while Campbell believes that a whole food plant based diet is the key to a healthy life. Both diets have room for improvement, but Pollan’s conclusions are stronger and more scientifically supported. Pollan wants people to be more aware of where there food comes from and to choose to eat foods that have more of an ethical appeal....   [tags: food, plant-based diet]

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Eating Gluten Free Diet Adherence

- Freshman year of college began just like every other year for me, busy, boring, and filled with stomachaches. After every meal I ate, my stomach would feel as if I was being eaten from the inside out. Occasionally the pain would be so horrid that I would ball up into the fetal position and remain that way until the pain had passed. After months of enduring this, I finally went to the doctor. After much discussion, we determined that I had gluten intolerance. Intolerance is not as serious as coeliac disease; however, the treatment remains the same....   [tags: Gluten-free diet, Coeliac disease, Gluten, Wheat]

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Is The Viking Diet The Next Hot Trend? Health And Fitness?

- Is the Viking Diet the Next Hot Trend in Health & Fitness. When it comes to dieting, there has been no shortage of trending diets that seem to come and go with great frequency. From the Atkinson diet to the Paleo craze, they have all had their time in the spotlight. While some of these diets are still highly effective, they are no longer enjoying the exposure they once enjoyed, as they all have been replaced by the latest dieting trend. The diet that seems to be getting a significant amount of exposure now is the Viking diet....   [tags: Nutrition, Obesity, Dieting, Atkins diet]

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The Atkins Diet By Cardiologist Dr. Robert C. Atkins

- The Atkins Diet created in 1972 by cardiologist Dr. Robert C. Atkins in the United States. The Atkins diet is worldwide a popular high-protein, low carbohydrate, high fat weight loss diet. The diet emphasizing protein and fats in the body to help lose weight while it restricts carbohydrates. The Atkins diet changes the way you eat to help you lose the weight and as well keeping it off. The diet was created to help boost your energy to help improve certain health issues such as high blood pressure, obesity, type 2 diabetes, and heart disease....   [tags: Nutrition, Dieting, Obesity, Atkins diet]

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The Story Of A Girl 's Low Carb Diet

- The Story of a Girl’s Low Carb Diet Portray the scene as follows; a girl is in the third grade just recently diagnosed with Juvenile Rheumatoid arthritis. Her world is turned upside down with injections twice a week and pills that make her sick to her stomach daily. The pain in her joints is monumental. Prednisone a steroid used to eliminate joint swelling and pain caused her to gain a significant amount of weight in a rapid amount of time. Subsequently the third grade, this girl has struggled with her weight persistently gaining up into her senior year of high school....   [tags: Nutrition, Obesity, Low-carbohydrate diet]

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The Effects Of Unhealthy Diet On Health And Well Being

- The saying, “You are what you eat,” is appropriate since what we eat can greatly define our overall health and well-being. Sometimes, our unhealthy diet can be seen on the outside (body fat, skin troubles, nail color, etc.) , but the majority of the time, the effects of our unhealthy diet cannot be seen (fat around the organs, blood clots, etc.). Healthy diet choices are harder to make in college, especially during sophomore and freshman year. The transition from home cooked food to college food is a dietary struggle....   [tags: Nutrition, Health, Obesity, Healthy diet]

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The Importance Of Living A Healthy Lifestyle And Balanced Diet

- The United States has put great emphasis on the importance of living a healthy lifestyle and balanced diet. Unfortunately, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 69 percent of adults over the age of 20 are categorized as overweight or obese and 11.3 percent of adults are diagnosed with heart disease, which is the leading cause of death in the United States (“FastStats’). Statistics provided by the Boston Medical Center “An estimated 45 million Americans diet each year and spend $33 billion annually on weight loss products” (“Nutrition & Weight Management”)....   [tags: Nutrition, Obesity, Low-carbohydrate diet]

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The Importance of Diet and Nutrition

- The Importance of Diet and Nutrition A child's diet and nutrition is a growing concern. Parenting is one of the most difficult jobs in the world, and often times parents struggle just to get their children to eat. Most parents assume that as long as their children eat something, it is fine to let them eat what they want. The wrong approach to food can give children mixed messages about proper nutrition and lead to serious problems later. Parents are solely responsible for children's poor eating habits....   [tags: Health Nutrition Pyramid Diet]

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Proper Nutrition and the Atkins Diet

- Introduction Nutrition plays a very important role in our lives, it could help to extend or decrease our life span as well as define our degree of livelihood as we progress into old age. With our potential to live longer than ever before comes the urgent need to monitor and adjust the amounts, the types of food and supplements that we ingest into our bodies. Proper nutrition in our early years will not only lead to a learned commitment but will also lead to a lifetime habit toward a healthy extended life....   [tags: Health, Atkins Diet Essays]

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The Nutrition Education Needs Of A Gluten Free Diet

- A. Nutrition Education Needs The intervention targets parents and children who are on, or making the transition to, a gluten-free diet (GFD). Gluten is the storage protein found in wheat, barley, rye, and grain hybrids, and the intolerance to these proteins can cause an autoimmune disorder called Celiac Disease (CD). A gluten-free diet is the cornerstone treatment for CD and implies a strict and lifelong elimination of gluten from the diet. A GFD is the best treatment for people with CD, but it is common for immuno-sufficient people to also be on the diet....   [tags: Gluten-free diet, Coeliac disease, Nutrition]

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Safety and Effectiveness of the Atkins Diet

-         Whenever someone is deciding on what diet to go on, they consider whether it will keep the weight off in the end and what the pros and cons are compared to other diets. Atkins has been a growing trend in weight lost ever since Dr. Atkins came out with his best selling book Dr. Atkins’ New Diet Revolution. Through the examination of three different studies, researchers were able to determine whether the Atkins diet will keep weight off compared to calorie and fat reduced diets, as well as how this diet works....   [tags: Health Nutrition Diet Exercise Essays]

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The Benefits of the Atkins Diet

- The Benefits of the Atkins Diet The Atkins diet has been attacked in recent years and been accused of being a fad diet that does not successfully cause weight loss and is the causes of health problems. The most criticized area of the Atkins diet is the seemingly unlimited amount of fat and meat that is allowed within the diet. This unconventional method of weight loss is the center of the animosity towards the Atkins diet. Though this diet may not be the best method of weight loss for all dieters, it is beneficial and extremely efficient for others....   [tags: Health Nutrition Diet Exercise Essays]

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Harmful Effects of the Ornish Diet

- Harmful Effects of the Ornish Diet The Ornish diet, a meal plan that emphasizes the consumption of carbohydrates over fats, is an unsafe plan despite its claims to being a safe and effective way to prevent heart disease1 – a claim only a balanced diet can make. Because the Ornish diet cuts out a large number of foods from a person’s meal, many beneficial nutrients are missing that would normally be in a balanced diet. In addition, recent studies have found that diets containing a larger than recommended amount of carbohydrates may actually increase a person’s chances of developing intestinal and breast cancers2....   [tags: Health Nutrition Diet Exercise Essays]

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The Benefits of a Vegetarian Diet

- The Advantages of a Vegetarian Diet Having a healthy dietary method can reduce the chances of receiving many health diseases. These health diseases include obesity, heart disease, and cancer. By consuming certain foods and nutrients in one’s diet the risk factors for these health diseases can be reduced. A healthy dietary method that is beneficial to reducing and/or improving these health diseases is the vegetarian diet. The vegetarian diet follows a dietary pattern that is characterized by the consumption of plant-like foods and the avoidance of flesh foods (meat, poultry, and fish)....   [tags: Health Nutrition Diet Exercise Essays]

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Negative Effects of the Atkins Diet

- Negative Effects of the Atkins Diet Countless Americans have been purchasing products about the Atkins Diet without being aware of its side effects. Common arguments about the Atkins diet is it greatly affects a persons health, one major disease that the Atkins diet has been blamed of is heart disease as well as heart attacks. Organizations such as the American Heart Association and the American Dietetic Association have been criticizing the Atkins Diet on its unhealthy way of losing weight....   [tags: Health Nutrition Diet Exercise Essays]

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Controversy Over the Atkins Diet

- Controversy Over the Atkins Diet After much research on the Atkins diet, I have come to the conclusion that, although the Atkins diet has its positive aspects, there are far more negative aspects to this diet. The Atkins diet stresses that people reduce their carbohydrate consumption and increase protein and fat consumption, which in turn can potentially lead to many physical problems for people following this diet. Some people are not fully aware of all the potential risks that come a long with following a diet such as the Atkins diet, such as problems stemming from the production of ketones....   [tags: Health Nutrition Diet Exercise Essays]

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The Importance of a Calcium Rich Diet

- The Importance of a Calcium Rich Diet      Calcium is essential to normal functioning in a healthy individual; this only leaves the question of where to get it. There are many sources available to meet daily requirements, two of which are dairy products and supplemental vitamins. Both of these options have qualities that make them appealing, so choosing might be difficult or even come to a middle ground. Some of the considerations to be made are: what calcium is, the types of calcium in each source, how much should be ingested daily, the body’s ability to absorb and tolerate calcium from the chosen source, and the interactions that might occur with other medicines and required daily nutri...   [tags: Health Nutrition Diet Exercise Essays]

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How the Atkins Diet Works

- How the Atkins Diet Works         Dr. Atkins has been at the center of the recent controversy over how to cure America’s obesity problem. America’s desire for a quick fix has caused the introduction of fad diets that claim to work quickly. The Atkins Diet has been deemed one of these fads because of its radical ideas and its straying from the norm of low fat diets. Dr Atkins encourages consumption of foods high in protein and fat while minimizing intake of foods that are high in simple carbohydrates including sugars and breads....   [tags: Health Nutrition Diet Exercise Essays]

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Attkins: Hoax or Legitimate Diet?

- Attkins: Hoax or Legitimate Diet?    I will confess I had dismissed Atkins as a total hoax, especially when my mom’s fifty-three-year-old friend developed serious osteoporosis, after a few years on the diet. Now, having researched the Atkins diet, I've learned there is a lot that's positive about Atkins' approach. Still, I'm convinced there are better ways to get the benefits of Atkins without its downsides. As you're undoubtedly aware, Dr. Atkins' basic premise is that we've all been eating too many carbohydrates, especially refined white flour and sugar....   [tags: Health Nutrition Diet Exercise Essays]

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Understanding the Atkins Diet

- Understanding the Atkins Diet                The Atkins diet is strictly regimented with a carbohydrate controlled and protein abundant regime. It is because of the promotion of protein consumption that the Atkins diet represents significant health risks. The diet requires strict adherence to a protein rich plan in order to achieve the desired results. The potential health problems resulting from this diet could be seveer simply because too much protein raises saturated fat levels. Such levels can lead to heart disease, osteoporosis, or kidney disease....   [tags: Health Nutrition Diet Exercise Essays]

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Analysing the Nutritional Value of the Atkins Diet

- Analysing the Nutritional Value of the Atkins Diet There are many different groups who would contribute to the creation of diet campaigns. Each with their obvious agendas in mind, the primary focus of any organization is making profit on sales. Every organization will try to do anything in their power to sell their product, whether the diet product works or not is a secondary concern. Marketing is everything in business and if a company can get a catchy jingle or a flashy advertisement then they are rewarded with sales and high revenue....   [tags: Health Nutrition Pyramid Diet]

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Healthy Diet and Regular Exercise can Improve your Physical Fitness

- A fit, healthy lifestyle can improve your quality of life. In addition to looking and feeling better, getting fit can help you maintain a healthy weight, prevent injuries, boost your mental wellness, and reduce your risk of serious diseases, such as osteoporosis, certain cancers, and high blood pressure. In addition to eating healthy, getting fit requires regular exercise. This doesn't have to mean living in the gym and doing hours upon hours of exercise. With some clever scheduling, exercise can become part of your regular routine....   [tags: fit lifestyle, healthy diet, workout]

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The Carb-Cutting Atkins Diet

- The Carb-Cutting Atkins Diet America is getting fatter. Recent statistics have shown large leaps in percentage the overweight in our country. As the obesity epidemic continues to grow, companies and nutritionists around the country work at a fanatical pace to develop new techniques which they claim can help prevent the emergence of an overweight America. Often, these techniques include diets – ranging from the highly sensible to the highly controversial. One such meal plan, which has recently been in the center stage of the media, is the carb-cutting Atkins Diet....   [tags: Health Nutrition Diet Exercise Essays]

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Weight Loss and a Well Balanced Diet

- Weight Loss and a Well Balanced Diet When choosing a diet, more than just weight loss should be considered. In addition, other health factors should be looked at as well. The Atkins diet, being a low carbohydrate diet, does not take into account factors other than weight loss and puts participating subjects at risk for long and short-term health problems. In contrast, the most healthy and effective way of losing weight is to reduce fat and simple carbohydrate intake. Instead, a healthful diet should consist of complex carbohydrates, and good proteins, to include fruits, whole grains, vegetables, and legumes....   [tags: Health Nutrition Diet Exercise Essays]

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Health Benefits of the South Beach Diet

- Health Benefits of the South Beach Diet By promoting only healthy foods and in limited amounts, the South Beach diet proves to be an effective and safe path to weight loss. South Beach permits foods which are high in fiber and low in saturated fat such as whole grain rice, salmon and nuts. The diet does not exclude any particular class of food, fats or carbohydrates for example, but insists that foods high in cholesterol, such as bacon, be avoided. Yet, this is not the only restriction of the diet....   [tags: Health Nutrition Diet Exercise Essays]

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Good and Bad Aspects of the Atkins Diet

- Good and Bad Aspects of the Atkins Diet               The notorious and renowned Atkins diet has Americans and the rest of the world believing that if they simply "eliminate carbs" from their everyday food regimen, they will find the "fountain of fit". This idea among many others has come to be just another one of today's "fad dieting" techniques. The population doesn't seem to know or to even care if the plan will keep them fit for life, or if it will just be a quick fix to a nagging weight problem....   [tags: Health Nutrition Diet Exercise Essays]

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The Atkins Diet: Low-Carb Mania

- The Atkins Diet: Low-Carb Mania         Dr. Robert Atkins ignited the dieting world when he introduced the word “low carb mania,” which is now known as the Atkins diet. The diet claims that you can lose weight on a high fat, high protein diet. The program works on four main principles which are to limit the amount of consumption of simple carbohydrates, increase the intake of protein, to exercise on a daily basis, and to maintain proper food consumption. The new diet revolution has stirred up a controversial debate on whether the higher fat, lower carb diet is healthy in the long run for diet consumers....   [tags: Health Nutrition Diet Exercise Essays]

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Dexfenfluramine (REDUX) - The Dark Side of Diet Pills

- Dexfenfluramine (REDUX) - The Dark Side of Diet Pills One of the biggest goals Americans today set for themselves is to lose weight. It is a quest which many seek out and never reach. The twentieth century has brought about many changes in the world, but it has also brought about many self image problems. With waif-thin models walking the runway, and anorexic fourteen year olds as our role models it is not a wonder. Many young and older women are feeling threatened to fit this particular image....   [tags: Diet Pills Dexfenfluramine Essays]

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The Diet Of South Beach Diet

- i. Provide the name of the diet. South Beach Diet ii. Briefly describe the premise of the diet--what food items are included or removed on the diet, how would a person lose weight following the diet, and how long does it take to lose weight on the diet. This diet like many others is broken up into three phases. The first phase is the most limiting. As an individual progresses with this diet they will be able to eat more and more foods. For example, the first phase of the diet there is no consumption of: any fruit product, whole-wheat products, foods with added sugar, alcohol, and any food that is high in starch....   [tags: Nutrition, Health, Obesity, Weight loss]

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The Diet Of The Mediterranean Diet

- The American Diet The Mediterranean Diet is one of the diets that includes a high consumption of olive oil, fruits, vegetables, legumes, fish, and unrefined grains (Robson, 2014). Additionally, this diet recommends a low consumption of red meat, poultry and dairy products as well as low to moderate intake of wines (Robson, 2014). Research studies have revealed that the Mediterranean diet helps to reduce the incidence of cardiovascular disease and atherosclerosis as well as chronic inflammation indicated in diabetes, metabolic syndrome, obesity and other mental health disorders (Gostis et al., 2015)....   [tags: Nutrition, Atherosclerosis, Hypertension, Iron]

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The Diet Of The Mediterranean Diet

- Ever since the turn of the twenty first century, the urge to keep a trim, slim figure has become increasingly desired. Pressure from beauty campaigns and other societal influences have drawn a picture of what it means to be beautiful; The picture is a thin, flawless girl sporting a yellow polka dot bikini whose diet consists of strictly salad. As a result, tons of insane, unrealistic dieting plans have emerged, most of which are just fancy and expensive ways of starving yourself. While most of these are highly unethical, a couple have persevered to be quite successful, not only with keeping the number on your scale down, but also with keeping down the numbers of your cholesterol and blood p...   [tags: Meat, Nutrition, Saturated fat, Mediterranean Sea]

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The Paleo Diet: The Caveman Diet

- ... Then while doing research during his time as a professor at Colorado State University he read “Paleolithic Nutrition” by Dr. Boyd Eaton and became increasingly interested. He contacted Dr. Eaton and the two ”hit if off” and began sharing ideas. From there Dr. Cordain began the road we know with his many published works. Dr. Cordain is an accomplished scientist with may awards and recognitions, the most recent being, “The American College for Advancement in Medicine’s annual “Denham Harmon Lecture,” May 2004....   [tags: high protein, carbohydrates fruits & vegetables]

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How Diet Of A Balanced Diet

- How to Use Balanced Diet Slogans One of the most important aspects of developing a balanced diet is to understand the different types of food your body needs. You may have heard lots of balanced diet slogans. Slogans are not as important as what you eat. The most healthy type of food your body can ingest is protein. Ingesting protein will lead to building muscle and losing weight. If you build muscle then your body will burn calories just by the presence of the muscle. The body will thereby be involved in a gradual increase in the number of calories you burn even while just sitting and doing nothing....   [tags: Nutrition, Glucose, Sugar, Meat]

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The Diet Of The Werewolf Diet

- Sometimes fad diets are odd, a few of the stranger fad diets include; the Raw Food Diet, the Werewolf Diet, and the Cookie diet. While the Raw Food diet isn’t completely out of the ordinary with it’s claims that fruits and vegetables are the best way to go, the Werewolf Diet is a little more out there. The Werewolf Diet is based on a theory that fasting according to the phases of the moon your body will respond powerfully by flushing excess water and toxins from your body. And then the cookie diet recommends you eat about 500 to 600 calories a day from high-protein and high-fiber weight-loss cookies for breakfast, lunch and any snacks....   [tags: Nutrition, Obesity, Dieting, Weight loss]

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The Diet Pill And Diet Fad

- Though everyone seems to envy celebrities at some point, it can be tough to always be in the limelight. This is especially true when it comes to weight gain. Celebrities need their bodies to look perfect in order for them to continue to land acting roles. Because maintaining weight can be a challenge, celebrities will go to extreme lengths in order to maintain their perfect figures. Here are seven strange things that celebrities do to keep the excess pounds away. 1. Eat Strange Foods and Supplements Synthetic hormones, pills and extracts from exotic fruits are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to what a celebrity will eat to lose weight for a role....   [tags: Obesity, Weight loss, Master Cleanse, Eating]

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The Diet Of The Omnivore Diet

- An omnivore diet involves taking both animal and plant foods. It is the most common diet among humans. The diet consists of lean meats a good source of high-quality proteins, vitamins such as Vitamin B and E, minerals such as zinc, magnesium and iron. These vitamins and minerals function to fight serious diseases such as heart disease, stroke obesity among others. In other words, this diet is complete, it consist of foods from the five food groups. While people take a balanced diet (all essential nutrients), they also consume other harmful nutrients such as excess intake of sodium, saturated fat, added sugar and trans fats that increase the risk of cardiovascular diseases....   [tags: Nutrition, Meat, Atherosclerosis]

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Diet Plan For The Diet

- Everyone has questions about something, but here we are looking at a particular diet. Well not so much a diet plan but more an alteration of the way you live. For every person who recommends an application there will be someone who will let you know it will not or fails. Many of these people haven 't even trained with a fair trial before they rubbish it. The paleo or to give it its full name the paleolithic diet is reported to be living or at least eating just how our faraway ancestors did. You will see lots of characters bandied about and the ones figures will be based upon whether the person delivering them supports the diet or not....   [tags: Nutrition, Obesity, Food, Paleolithic]

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The Not So Diet American Diet

- The Not So Diet American “Diet” Comically, America has been named one of the “fattest” countries to date. This is actually no joking matter. Compared to other countries, America is the most consumable country. Known for the large portioning sizes and irresistibly unhealthy meat obsession, America holds its ranking at number two on the 2016 fattest countries in the world list, out of ten. We are just nearly outranked by Mexico. Researchers believe there are two reasons America is bursting at the seams....   [tags: Nutrition, Food, Major depressive disorder, Eating]

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The Diet Of The American Diet

- After taking a closer look at the American diet, it 's clear to see Americans are in a lot of trouble. The average American diet is filled with lots of greasy fast food, large cuts of meat, salty junk food and sugar-laden sodas. This tradition is then passed on to the children and creates a legacy of ailments, disease and a lower quality of life. To many people, plant-based eating sounds like a death sentence. In reality, it 's all about getting creative with the foods you already like. It also involves intentional meal-planning and organization....   [tags: Food, Fast food, Nutrition, Olive oil]

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Diet Analysis And Nutritional Diet

- As most of us have busy lives, it is very easy to forego the good nutritional selections and just grab something that is already prepared, rather than plan and cook a whole- some meal. Demanding, hectic lifestyles are often to blame for the majority of poor food choices versus what should be included in a well- balanced nutritional diet. The “My Plate” program is a quick and easy guide that busy Americans can use to break down their dietary intake into groups such as proteins, grains, and vegetables....   [tags: Nutrition, Eating, Vitamin, Food]

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Diet : The Right Diet

- The right diet Do you know anybody who is dieting. If yes,then they may have tried anything just to achieve their goal. Thus that leads them to try many types of diets. Every diet is a form or way to adjust a person’s weight and health. Proper dieting decreases the rate of obesity and promotes physical fitness, this has been proven through research and common knowledge. A secondary lifestyle causes people to be lazy and this in turn, increases obesity. The diets people use today are just to maintain health, eat healthy, and stay in shape for athletes....   [tags: Nutrition, Obesity, Health, Dieting]

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Factors Influencing Diet On Diet

- Factors Influencing Diet Within the three days in which I have been tracking my diet, there have been two main factors that recently altered my diet substantially. The first factor is a new Medicine which I have been prescribed for Adhd, Strattera; Strattera’s most common side-effect is the inhibition of appetite and hunger. In the past week that I have been taking Strattera I have not experienced any hunger whatsoever. The other factor which may have contributed to glaring deficiencies, is the fact that my refrigerator broke down a few days before I began tracking my diet, this made it harder to eat as much produce as I usually eat....   [tags: Nutrition, Fat, Fatty acid, Vitamin]

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The Atkins Diet Versus Low-Fat Diets

- The Atkins Diet Versus Low-Fat Diets         The Atkins diet and the USDA recommended low-fat diet seem to be on the opposite sides of the diet spectrum. These two diets have many differences and no apparent similarities, other than the goal of losing weight. These differences include the results of the diets, possible side effects, and the theories behind the diets. The Atkins diet recommends reducing carbohydrate intake in order to lose weight. Conversely, the low-fat diet recommends reducing caloric intake to lose weight; especially the calories from fat....   [tags: Health Nutrition Diet Exercise Essays]

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The Safety and Long-term Effectiveness of the Atkins Diet

- Low-carbohydrate diets, such as the Atkins diet, may not be the best choice for weight loss due to long-term ineffectiveness, potentially negative side effects and a lack of long-term research. Ever since the recent popularization of the Atkins diet researchers have been trying to prove Dr. Atkins’ claims and determine whether or not the diet is safe. The current body of research available on dieting supports a diet low in fat and high in complex carbohydrates with an emphasis on calorie reduction....   [tags: Health Nutrition Diet Exercise Essays]

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The Diet And Diet Pills

- Face it, we have all heard the phrase,"You are what you eat" countless times in your life, but what does that truly mean.  Every few months or years, millions go into trying new diets and diet pills but fail to understand why they cannot continue to eat healthy after their first few days on their new diet.  Well, 1) the word "DIE" is in diet 2) no matter where you look you 're going to find delicious food ads and junk food and 3) you don 't have support.  Diets should be seen as a lifestyle and not just a diet....   [tags: Nutrition, Food, Eating, Junk food]

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South Beach Diet: The Healthy Low Carb Alternative

- South Beach Diet: The Healthy Low Carb Alternative The South Beach Diet is a healthy alternative for promoting a healthy heart and lifestyle and for losing weight. Though often referred to as a low carbohydrate diet, South Beach does not endorse eating the unlimited fats and proteins that have become a signature criticism of the low carb diets. Instead, the diet was created with the intention of improving people’s cardiovascular health while also helping them to lose weight. The general concerns voiced about low carbohydrate diets do not apply to the South Beach Diet....   [tags: Health Nutrition Diet Exercise Essays]

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Comparing the South Beach Diet and Food Pyramid Recommendations

- Comparing the South Beach Diet and Food Pyramid Recommendations       Recently, new ideas for diet and weight loss, such as the South Beach low carbohydrate diet, have been replacing the previously chosen ideas, particularly, the Food Pyramid. Both eating patterns recommend consuming larger quantities of some food groups than others, although which groups varies between the diets. The former emphasis on diet and exercise is also beginning to shift with the new diet choices.         In previous years to lose weight a person was told to eat “healthier”, lower caloric intake, and exercise more....   [tags: Health Nutrition Diet Exercise Essays]

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Comparing the Restricted and Non-restricted Carbohydrate Diet

- Comparing the Restricted and Non-restricted Carbohydrate Diet I compared the physiological, psychological, and physical responses in restricted-carbohydrate diets and non-restricted carbohydrate diets. These comparisons are found in various studies summarized into a comparison article written by Brian D. Butki, Jeffrey Baumstark, and Simon Driver called Effects of a Carbohydrate-Restricted Diet on Affective Responses to Acute Exercise Among Physically Active Participants. Throughout the studies compared in the article, subjects who participated as a restricted or low-carbohydrate dieter consumed meals with 20 grams of carbohydrates per day whereas subjects who participated as a non-restr...   [tags: Health Nutrition Diet Exercise Essays]

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Diet Pills

- Every day people are becoming more and more concerned with their health and their appearance. Thanks to scientific research there are many remedies to improve the human body. As far as weight loss there is exercise, diets, pills, and different surgical procedures. Diet pills have become a very popular supplement to assist in weight loss, but with diet pills come many questions; are they safe, do they really work, and mainly if they are a good product or not. In order to know whether or not something a quality product, is to know how it works....   [tags: Diet Health Weight Loss Drugs Essays Papers]

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The Diet, The Slim Fast Diet And The Grapefruit Juice Diet

- Let me show you exactly how to eliminate yo yo diets from your lifestyle. Yo yo diets creeps up on you. When I was in my 20’s, I ate what I wanted, I drank what I wanted, and I knew that no matter what, I could easily get back into shape in 2 weeks with just a few gym workouts. That all changed in my mid-thirties. I noticed that I needed to work out longer and harder, and it took twice as long to get back into shape. I felt like it happened overnight. This was the result of having children, changes in hormones, and a busy schedule that made it difficult to find the time to stay as active as I needed to be....   [tags: Nutrition, Obesity, Dieting, Muscle]

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The And Of A Vegan Diet

- When looking at my responses to the first journal entry, i do not want to say that they have changed. It doesn 't seem that way at all to me. Rather, i feel as though in some ways they have evolved. While the definition of health still rings true (absence of illness) it has broadened in my perspective. Before i said it was the absence of illness, or disease. Also that one 's body is operating within a generally good range of relevant statistics (blood sugar, blood pressure, cholesterol levels etc....   [tags: Nutrition, Health, Veganism, Obesity]

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Diet Analysis : Diet And Eating Habits

- Over the past couple of day I was able participate in the diet analysis where I was able to actually see how my diet behavior. By participating in this diet I was able to see thing I need to improve on and things that I thought was healthy and they turn out to not be healthy. For the diet analysis I wrote down all my activity and eating behavior for Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday. I chose to do my diet analysis on these days because those all different for me but have similar days like those days during the rest of the week....   [tags: Nutrition, Vegetable, Eating, Week-day names]

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The Diet Vs Standard American Diet

- The topic I plan to research is the Paleo Diet vs Standard American Diet. The purpose of this paper is to present how the shift in the standard American diet to an emphasis on grains, sugars, refined and processed foods, as well as dairy and the major government subsidized crops (soy, corn, wheat, dairy, etc) has made our society less healthy and reverting back to Paleo is the alternative. I do believe that the audience will be a mix of some who agree with me, some who disagree with me, some and who don’t know enough about it to decide without further reading and research....   [tags: Nutrition, Food]

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Mediterranean Diet vs Ghanaian Diet

- This research paper analyses the Ghanaian diet by comparing it to that of the Mediterranean diet in terms of the family or national economics, accessibility to the food and the nutritional value of the diets. Ghana is made up of ten regions and all these regions have distinct cultures and foods that represent them, also, these regions have certain foods that are common to them all. In this research, I am going to explain using three main reasons why the Mediterranean diet is superior to the Ghanaian diet....   [tags: economics, Ghana, nutritional value, food]

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Mediterranean Diet vs Ghanaian Diet

- Mediterranean diet has been known to be the healthiest diet in world for the past years. Medical doctors and nutritionist recommend Mediterranean diets to their patients. This perception and attitude has led to the devaluation of other regional foods which upon further investigation may be if not more, equally healthy like the Mediterranean diet. An example of such situation is my regional diet- the Ghanaian diet. This article is therefore to prove that my regional diet is equally nutritious, accessible and even more economical than the Mediterranean diet using Greece as my target in the Mediterranean region....   [tags: compare contrast essays]

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The Nutrition Of The Diet

- Tammy 's diet hasn 't been the best of lately, but it was worse then she thought. When she started putting in the foods and the amounts she 'd been consuming it opened her eyes. Her calorie allowance is 1800 calories a day. She hasn 't not hit that goal or been under her goal. Tammy 's average calorie intake had been 1984 calories over her three-day report. Her target goal for grains are 6 ounces daily which consist of 3 ounces of whole grains along with 3 ounces of refined grains. She consumed on average 7 ounces of grains only 1 ounce over, that 's not so bad right....   [tags: Vitamin, Nutrition, B vitamins, Vitamins]

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The Diet Of An Athlete

- Diet: I grew up in a household where to leave the table your whole plate had to be whipped clean. My family had a very close relationship to go old Southern cooking. This meant a table full of cornbread, pinto beans, and fried chicken. This was not a problem when I was an active child, but unfortunately as my years increased so did this horrendous diet. I was never great in the self-control department; this resulted in countless sodas, and constant snacking. Clearly this is not the diet of an athlete in training but since it has been adopted by far too many....   [tags: Physical exercise, Obesity, Vegetable]

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