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A Brief Note On Low Fat And Low Carbohydrate Diet

- (2)Weakness The evidence was found from other papers,and there are some methodology drawbacks.When compared the low fat and low carbohydrate diet,researcher collect data from 17 trails without specific patient-level data.The other research based on the CHD rate only had 148 men and women participants and only 119 of them finished the trail,so that the sample size is not representative to draw a conclusion.Moreover,the result is lack of heart disease end point.The trail for women was lack of long-term intervention data.It just focus on women aged 50-79,the data can not represent all age groups.[6]When focus on saturated fat,the trail collect the data from 6 RCT,but only one of them had healt...   [tags: Nutrition, Fatty acid, Saturated fat, Fat]

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Benefits of a Tax on High Fat Foods, An Outline

- ... BODY: I. The “Fat Tax” or tax on food that contains more the 2.5% saturated fat, according to the Herald Sun in 2013. A. According to the National Library of Medicine, American’s can be and are addicted to high fat food and because of this addiction; Americans have wasted over $1 Trillion on the food and beverage industry. B. This tax is copying the anti-tobacco campaign, and they are also trying to overcome the advertising of soda and junk food in hopes that is will make consumers choose the alternative....   [tags: obesity, fat tax]

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The Big Fat Surprise : Why Butter, Meat, And Cheese

- As I was listening to the podcast, I found that I really liked the arguments that the author was making regarding science and the mistakes that were made in the past, particularly in the dietary recommendations adopted by the nutritional field. Since the purpose of her book The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat, and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet is to disprove the “myth” that fats (including butter, meat, and cheese) do not belong in a healthy diet, her book includes evidence that supports the opposite view of the issue (that these products can belong in a healthy diet)....   [tags: Nutrition, Health, Epidemiology, Fat]

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The Effect Of Fat Intake And Its Risk For Cardiovascular Disease

- The study of science has, and always will be, a continuous process throughout time. There have been many instances in history where something we regard as fact will come into question. This has been true for countless findings in the history of medicine. Previous research thought to be fact is not necessarily wrong; it is just the foundation of which current findings are built upon. Nutrition is especially vulnerable to these circumstances since we do not fully understand how our bodies function....   [tags: Cholesterol, Nutrition, Atherosclerosis, Fat]

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Delicious but Deadly: Are Trans Fat the Answer to Obesity

- As your enjoying your scrumptious donut, did you know that it is probably filled with greasy trans fatty acids. I’m almost positive that you didn’t know. Common foods like fat-filled donuts and greasy crackers have been enjoyed for many years, but could soon be erased completely from our lives as we now know them. The FDA is moving towards taking away all foods that contain trans fats. The reason that they are considering doing this is the health scare that trans fats have caused. I believe the FDA should ban trans fats because obesity has become a growing problem for our country, consuming a large amount of this fat can cause serious health problems such as heart disease, and many packaged...   [tags: trans fat, obesity, health, fda]

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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,]

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Paying By The Pound : Why A Fat Tax Would Not Work

- Paying by the Pound: Why a Fat Tax Would Not Work in America Obesity is something that we have all seen before. In this day and age, it has become far more prevalent than any year in the past and is only gaining speed with time. Obesity has become a plague making its mark on our country and on our world. In 1962, obesity in the United States was approximately 13.4 percent of the population (Fryar, Carroll, and Ogden 5). That number in 2010 was 36.1 percent, a huge increase that is detrimental to the health of Americans (Fryar, Carroll, and Ogden 5)....   [tags: Nutrition, United States, Obesity, Saturated fat]

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The Movie : My Big Fat Greek Wedding

- The film that I chose was My Big Fat Greek Wedding. The movie is a romantic comedy about a 30-year-old single woman Toula living in Chicago with her family. As a Greek girl, being raised by a very traditional Greek family she always wanted to be like the other girls instead of going to Greek School she wanted to attend traditional public school and eat American. She was looked down upon by her family because she was supposed to be married to a Greek man, have Greek children, and feed people, which she had not yet accomplished at 30....   [tags: Sociology, Culture, My Big Fat Greek Wedding]

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Carbohydrates as Macronutrients in Relation to Protein and Fat for Body Weight Control

- ... • Proven that a gram of carbohydrate holds not more than half the energy of 1 gram of fat, thus notably less calories are taken in in a meal high in carbohydrates than a meal high in fats. • Study in European multi-centre trial Carmen demonstrated that the low-fat diet high in complex carbohydrates resulted in an average reduction of body weight of 2.4 kg, compared to a 1.6 kg body weight reduction for those on a simple carbohydrate diet. How does this article relate to your topic or influence the design of your experiment....   [tags: saturated fat, women's health, obesity]

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Fat And Happy : On Defense Of Fat Acceptance

- The article “Fat and Happy: In Defense of Fat Acceptance” is written by Mary Ray Worley, a member of the National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance. She writes of her firsthand experience as a “fat person” in society. Throughout the article, Worley explains what it is like to be obese and describes the way society treats those who have a weight problem. She attacks the idea of dieting, criticizes medical professionals for displaying an obscured view of health risks, and defends the idea of exercising to feel good rather than exercising to lose weight....   [tags: Obesity, Nutrition, Dieting, Adipose tissue]

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Fat And Happy : Defense Of Fat Acceptance

- Mary Ray Worley imparts from a subjective point of view the shame that can be felt from being obese in, “Fat and Happy: In Defense of Fat Acceptance”. Drawing from attendance at the National Associate to Advance Fat Acceptance (NAAFA) convention, Worley describes her transformation from the mindset of craving to be thin to sensing confidence in her own body (Worley 163). She further states how no data proves that losing weight will positively affect a person’s health hence the reason why she quit trying to lose weight and instead focuses on being at peace with food and her figure (Worley 164, 166)....   [tags: Obesity, Nutrition, Health, Hypertension]

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Fat And Happy : A Defense Of Fat Acceptance

- In Mary Ray Worley 's "Fat and Happy: In Defense of Fat Acceptance," she explains her personal experiences in detail. The author starts the article by sharing the judgement and body shame she endured. Then she traveled to another planet, the National Association to Advance Fat Acceptance convection , where she was fully accepted for who she was. Worley expressed that at this convention, she was surrounded by support she never had at home. The article continues on about how Worley expressed how the convection changed her life ....   [tags: Obesity, Nutrition, Dieting, Medicine]

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Interpersonal Communication Styles Examined in My Big Fat Greek Wedding

- Throughout the semester, we have been introduced to many topics related to interpersonal communication. I have come to believe that these concepts have allowed me to better understand interactions that occur in our daily lives. My knowledge of these concepts was challenged when asked to relate these notions to a movie. During the time that I was watching the movie, My Big Fat Greek Wedding, I realized myself grasping onto what was going on and being able to relate certain scenes and situations to topics I had previously learned about....   [tags: My Big Fat Greek Wedding Essays]

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The Fat Tax

- It was 3:30 a.m. and I was in the school convenience store browsing around for a couple of minutes before deciding to buy beef jerky, Chex mix and an entire can of Pringles. I awoke in the afternoon to discover that I had already eaten everything I bought that morning except for five Pringles. If it is not apparent already, like most college students, I do not eat terribly healthy. Unfortunately, a lot of Americans also do not eat very healthy either and this is causing our government to propose many possible solutions....   [tags: Health/Social Issues]

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The Fat Lady

- The Fat Lady Book Report In the third story of Loves Executioner: “The Fat lady” , Dr.Yalom decides to treat a twenty-seven year old overweight woman named, Betty. Though Dr. Yalom was reluctant to treat Betty at first due to her being obese, Dr. Yalom decides to put aside his counter-transference issues and views treating Betty as a way to improve his skills as a therapist. Not only does Dr.Yalom learn throughout treating Betty that there was more substance to her than he had initially anticipated, but he connects with betty while overcoming his counter-transference issues,helping Betty uncover the pathology of her depression and discovering her identity....   [tags: Character Analysis, Dr. Yalom, Betty]

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The Fat Lady

- The Fat Lady Book Report In the third story of Loves Executioner: “The Fat lady”, Dr. Yalom decides to treat a twenty-seven year old overweight woman named, Betty. Though Dr. Yalom was reluctant to treat Betty at first due to her being overweight, Dr. Yalom decided to put his counter-transference issues aside and views treating Betty as a way to improve his skills as a therapist. Not only does Dr. Yalom learn throughout working with Betty that there was more substance to her than he had initially had thought, as throughout the course of treatment Dr....   [tags: character Analysis, Dr. Yalom, Betty]

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Saturated Fat Vs. Hdl, And Liver Fat

- Saturated fat in relation to LDL, HDL, and liver fat Modern Western diets frequently consume saturated fat and it’s highly abundant in meat and dairy products. The recommendation for saturated fat has changed over time, currently the American heart association recommends that less than 7% of energy comes from saturated fat. Due to present research the controversy remains on whether saturated fat is beneficial or not. An analysis of the controversy examines advantages and disadvantages of saturated fatty acids: SFA rise high-density lipoprotein (HDL), increases low-density lipoprotein (LDL), and increase liver fat....   [tags: Cholesterol, Atherosclerosis]

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Why Fat Burner, It 's A Fat Burning Supplement

- Rehan Jalali has released his latest product Pretty Lean, it’s a fat burning supplement. When I came across the notification of his release I thought to myself, “Why fat burner?” I have made many trips to the store to purchase my supplements and I have always seen fat burners. I would read the ingredients they had listed on the back and noticed so many ingredients, some of them which are pretty harmful to your heart and even your brain. I noticed that they didn’t inform you as to how many milligrams of each ingredient listed was in the bottle, especially not knowing how much caffeine you’re taking in, that can be dangerous....   [tags: Nutrition, Dietary supplement, Obesity]

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The Anti Fat Attitudes And The Low Fat Era

- The anti-fat attitudes and the 'low-fat era ' that has been circling our societies for the last few decades has influenced us into believing that fat is the biggest enemy and causer of health-related diseases. Instead of further research, American 's instantly jumped on the anti-fat bandwagon and began cutting out saturated fats at the end of the 20th century. The problem with this was that with food now being low in saturated fats, food such as typical family roasts now no longer consisted of a leg of lamb on a Sunday night....   [tags: Nutrition, Obesity, Diet food, Overpopulation]

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The Use of Artificial Trans Fat

- There is currently a controversy surrounding the labeling and use of artificial trans fatty acids in the United States food supply. The root of this debate lies in the health risks associated with these types of fats. Consumption of trans fats has been shown to increase LDL cholesterol levels and decrease HDL cholesterol levels, putting consumers at risk for developing heart disease and other chronic conditions [1]. Recommendations to limit trans fat intake have been published by the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences and the Federal Government....   [tags: fatty acids, health risks]

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Is Fat The New Norm? America?

- Is Fat the New Norm in America. Obesity it at an all-time high with medical officials stating that it is at the point of an epidemic; on the contrary there are television shows, vanity sizing and social norms reacting to obesity that might be changing how obesity is viewed and treated. “The only thing that anyone can diagnose with any certainty, by looking at a fat person, is their own level of stereotype and prejudice toward fat people.” – Marilyn Wann, author of Fat Studies: An Invitation to Revolution....   [tags: Obesity, Nutrition, Body shape, Body mass index]

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The Fat Man And The Trolleys Car

- Imagine if you had the ability to save the lives of five strangers but in order to do so you would have to sacrifice the life of another. What would you do. How would you decide what was the right thing to do. The majority of people will try and find the most ethical thing to do. Ethics is defined by a standard of behavior that tells humans how to act in certain situations. However, not all approaches will produce the same outcome, and even if they do produce the same outcome the process that was used to reach that outcome can be very different....   [tags: Ethics, Virtue ethics, Utilitarianism, Humans]

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The Fat Woodworker By Antonio Manetti

- Antonio Manetti, a Florentine Humanist and holder of several high offices in Florence, was the author of the delightful novella known as the Fat Woodworker. This novella, first published in its final refined form in the 1470’s, tells the story of a rather complex and slightly malicious trick created by a genius architect known as Filippo Brunelleschi. While the trick is mean at times, the reader tends to not notice because of the comedic way that the fat woodworker reacts. The prank that unfolds can in some ways closely parallel the many tricks that occur in Boccaccio’s Decameron, though there are some large differences....   [tags: Filippo Brunelleschi, Florence]

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Fat And Happy By Hillel Schwartz

- In the article, Fat and Happy?, author Hillel Schwartz states that "fatness is fine" (Schwartz 179). Schwartz puts the blame on kindergarten teachers, the coaches, the friends, and physicians. He also says that doctors and physicians play on their fears to try to get obese people to lose weight. She explains that the victims are the obese people who are ridiculed for being obese. She also explains how it would be like in a fat society. She also points out how dieting is cannibalism. He uses emotional appeal to draw in his audience; however, He misses out on the medical and factual side of the situation....   [tags: Obesity, Hypertension, Nutrition]

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Cholesterol : A Type Of Fat Found

- Triglycerides are a type of fat found in your blood. Triglycerides are calories that your body doesn 't need to use right away when you eat and are stored in your fat cells. You may have high triglycerides if you eat more calories than you burn. Normal triglycerides are less than 150 milligrams per deciliter (Staff, 2015). Cholesterol is also a type of fat found in your blood. It helps the function of our bodies. LDL and HDL are types of cholesterol. Low density cholesterol (LDL) is known as the "bad" cholesterol....   [tags: Cholesterol, Atherosclerosis]

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Obesity As An Excess Of Body Fat

- A huge crisis in the United States today would be obesity. Obesity is best described as an excess of body fat. The number of people who are overweight has drastically increased in the last three decades. According to the Centers for Disease Control, one third of our population has become overweight since 1980. America may be the richest but is also the fattest nation in the world. Our obesity epidemic has become a huge joke in every other country (Klein 28). Societies eating habits have steadily become more harmful....   [tags: Obesity, Nutrition, Dieting, Adipose tissue]

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Experiment on Deep Fat Frying

- OBJECTIVES Upon completion of the experiment, the students will be able to: 1. Identify the factors that influence the fat absorption during deep fat frying. 2. Identify the factors that influence steaming cooking. 3. Discuss the significance of temperature of the fat in influencing fat absorption during deep fat frying. 4. Discuss the significance of water temperature during steaming cooking. INTRODUCTION During the laboratory class, we conducted experiments regarding deep fat frying, fat absorption and steaming cooking....   [tags: students, donuts, cooking]

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Obesity Is An Amount Of Body Fat

- Obesity is defined as having an excess of body fat. This term differs from being “overweight” which means having a higher weight than what is considered to be healthy weight (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention). Although many individuals are uncertain about the increasing statistics associated with obesity, more than seventy percent of men and virtually sixty-two percent of women within the United States adult population are overweight or obese (Wilmore, Costill, & Kenney) The second leading cause of death in the United States, which is rapidly increasing the health risk of many individuals is obesity....   [tags: Obesity, Nutrition, Adipose tissue, United States]

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Cholesterol, Fat, and Heart Disease

- Cholesterol, Fat, and Heart Disease: Cholesterol is a substance that is not well received by heath professionals and consumers alike. A large portion of the population believes that consumption of foods with cholesterol and fat is dangerous to their heath. Food advertised as low fat or fat-free attracts consumers worried about their health, but is a low fat/cholesterol diet really the answer to a healthy life without heart disease. According to Dr. Jonny Bowden and Stephan Sinatra cholesterol is not the harmful molecule that it’s considered to be....   [tags: Sugar, Lipids]

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The Fat Girl By Andre Dubus

- This story “The Fat Girl” by author Andre Dubus, is a heart wrenching story about the all too familiar subjects of obesity, eating disorders, self-consciousness, and the negative impact in which society and even family and friends can have on people suffering from these issues. It seems the young girl at the center of the story, Louise, was doomed to live a tortured existence from nine years old and forward. Her own mother fortified this fate by stating “In five years you’ll be in high school and if you’re fat the boys won’t like you; they won’t ask you out.”(pg....   [tags: Obesity, Nutrition, Interpersonal relationship]

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The Fat Lady Sings By Natalie

- Our Weight May Not Always Be As It Seems There are plenty of diets which are used today some are proven to be healthy while some are proved to be unhealthy. Natalie like a lot of other people give diets an unrealistic expectation when it comes to losing weight. People want to believe that eating less calories will help them lose weight, but some never stop to consider what can happen to the body when they take in little calories than recommended. We also need to take a look at foods in which use chemicals which have been known to cause cancer....   [tags: Nutrition, Dieting, Health, Stress]

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The Levels Of Body Fat

- ow levels of body fat are a value to the performance of a number of sports. Thus, athletes often pursue fat loss. Sometimes this is chronically, and others attempt to reduce body mass and body fat acutely so they may compete in a certain weight class in weight-categorized sports. Body fat is the most important component of mass loss, and lean body mass loss should be minimized when possible. To loss fat mass, both an exercise and eating program should be combined to provide a sustained and moderate energy deficit, but still allows the athlete to meet their nutritional needs.it is important to avoid rapid weight loss as due to possible health concerns and drastic decreases in performance....   [tags: Obesity, Adipose tissue, Dieting, Nutrition]

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Being Fat is Not Okay

- The meaning of “ok” means all is good. In my title I stated that Being Fat Is Not “Ok”. Staying healthy is ok, but from the research I have found, if you are overweight than you have an increased risk of catching many disease such as: kidney disease, liver disease, cancer and even lung disease (Montgomery). Campos says that there is no evidence that fat causes disease, therefore, fat is okay. I disagree with Campos’ views that being fat is ok because, as recent research has shown, there is much scientific evidence that shows and proves that being overweight increases the chance of getting a disease....   [tags: weight, linguistics, ]

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Obesity : A Fat Tax

- Fat Tax It is often said that people who suffer from obesity usually experience an eating disorder, depression and health problems. My whole life I have heard that people who are overweight or obese are like that because of their genes. The discussion of whether there should be a fat tax for being overweight in the United States, one controversial issue has been the discrimination of these people. On the other hand, obesity contends an unneeded taxation due to people not being able to control their weight....   [tags: Obesity, Nutrition, Junk food, Diabetes mellitus]

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Little Boy And Fat Man

- Little Boy and Fat Man The year was 1945, Hitler had died, the remaining German forces have surrendered and Europe had begun to rebuild the damages caused by World War II. However, not all was well, in the Far East the Japanese forces have refused to end their attempts at world domination. No amount of bargaining, threatening, or strategic bombing of military buildings had convinced Emperor Hiroshito to surrender and the Allied forces are scrambling to find any action they may take to avoid an invasion of Japan....   [tags: Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki]

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Fat Land By Greg Cristler

- “Fat Land”, a book by Greg Cristler, a health journalist who was formerly considered overweight, explains how America became the fattest people in the world. Before writing this book, Cristler was told that he needed to lose forty pounds and so to do so he enlisted a competent doctor, the prescription weight-loss medication Meridia, jogs in a congenial neighborhood park, a wife who cooked him healthy food, and access to plenty of information. Cristler is quick to add that those weren’t the only factors that led to his weight loss, but money and time were a big part of it....   [tags: Obesity, Nutrition, Dieting, Weight loss]

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A Fat Tax For Overweight

- When it comes to the topic of a Fat Tax for being overweight in the United States, most of us will readily agree that people should not be taxed for being overweight or obese. Where this agreement usually ends, however, is on the topic of how overweight and obese people will have a higher risk of health problems such as diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure and/or a stroke. Being taxed for being overweight is outrageous because they could be suffering from depression or have an eating disorder, but it is true that some of them could be really lazy and just eat a lot....   [tags: Nutrition, Obesity, Dieting, Physical exercise]

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Methods Of Avoid Becoming Fat

- Methods to Avoid Becoming Fat in College College; it can be a scary, yet exciting journey. While intimating, it can provide a chance to get out of one’s comfort zone, and through the experiences one can be slowly pulled out of their hometown bubble. For example, living with a new roommate, navigating through campus, or dealing with time management all contribute to a challenging adjustment. However, one of the biggest concerns college students experience is the struggle of maintaining one’s health....   [tags: Personal life, Health, Nutrition, Binge drinking]

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Why I Am Fat?

- Why am I so fat. ‘I am so fat. Why am I so fat?’ I had that thought countless times when I was overweight. But I figure if I thought that every day when I was obese, I’ve thought that at least 3,650 times. That’s a lot. You might assume I came up with a good answer to that question. But I didn’t. It’s only now—after losing 70 pounds, years of studying nutrition and reading numerous books—that I know why I was so fat. How did I get fat. I listened to advice I shouldn’t have listened to. I listened to: • My peers • The media • Doctors • My mother • Food labels I used to think that I could trust those sources....   [tags: Nutrition, Obesity, Health, Dieting]

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Types of Fat-Soluble Vitamins

- Food is the basic necessity for human being to live. Food can be found in anywhere with variety of tastes, texture, colour and physical appearance. Vitamins are the negligible components of food that plays important role in human nutrition. Fat soluble vitamin is one of the types of vitamins in the food. “Fat-soluble vitamins are defined as “vitamins in the various food groups that related to their fat-solubility” (deMan, 1999, p.355).In general, fat-soluble vitamins can be classified into four major categories: vitamin A, vitamin D, vitamin E and vitamin K (refer to Figure 1 in Appendix 1)....   [tags: organic compounds and vital nutrients]

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Carbohydrates, Fat, and Protein

- Animals and plants each require their own unique form of carbohydrates, fats, and protein to function. Humans have many chemical compounds found in the body, each classified as different macromolecules. Macromolecules include fats, carbohydrates, lipids, and nucleotides. Each performing their own unique function in the human body. Carbohydrates, or carbs, are used to spare the use of protein in the body and use it as energy. Carbs can be found in many foods, such as grains, fruits and milk products....   [tags: Humans, Chemical Compunds, Human Sciences]

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The Fat Versus Fat : Which One Is Making Us Obese?

- Sugar vs fat: which one is making us obese. The fat versus sugar open deliberation is a standout amongst the most normally examined issues at this moment, yet which one out of the two is the genuine patron towards weight is as yet being researched and many individuals have various feelings. There are many contributing variables to the ascent of weight, however the one that picks up the most intrigue is the absence of good sustenance. People nowadays are general public of quick paced, snappy settle, prompt fulfillment individuals, and with that comes speedy alter, quick fulfillment, quick paced meals....   [tags: Nutrition, Food, Sugar, Obesity]

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The Health Risks Associated With Belly Fat

- The Health Risks Associated with Belly Fat When the average person considers belly fat, the focus is normally placed on the aesthetic impact that belly fat can have on a person; however, there is something significantly more sinister lurking underneath the issue of belly fat. The truth is that more people are struggling with health issues associated with being overweight today than at any point in the history of the U.S. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than one third of the nation’s population is classified as being obese, meaning that they have a body mass index of 30 or higher....   [tags: Obesity, Nutrition, Metabolic syndrome]

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To Lose Belly Fat, Total Body Fat Must be Reduced

- ... Experts recommend this type of vigorous exercise for 75 minutes a week. (See References 3) You can incorporate intervals during most forms of cardio including bike riding, jogging, jumping rope, or while pedaling on an elliptical apparatus. Muscle-Strengthening Exercises Strength training can reduce your body fat including the fat below your belt. The muscle tissue you build requires your body to burn a lot of calories just to sustain itself; your resting metabolism increases and promotes weight loss....   [tags: diet, exercise, weight]

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Fat and Happy: In Defense of Fat Acceptance, by Mary Ray Worley

- As the weight debate rages on, Mary Ray Worley’s “Fat and Happy: In Defense of Fat Acceptance,” seeks to dispel and shatter many of the stereotypes often placed upon the overweight. Worley states that, “Americans would rather die or cut off a limb than be fat,” (Worley 291). Worley’s basis for writing the article is to explain her experiences of being an overweight woman in a society that does not accept her and how she overcomes this stereotype. Worley uses the comparative contrast of the real world and atmosphere at the NAFFA convention to discuss the differences in her “planets”....   [tags: Literary Analysis, Weight]

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Choosing the Best Workouts for Fat Loss

- ... According to the IDEA Health and Fitness Association, HIIT promotes fat burn, because it optimizes your caloric burn during the exercise, and boosts your metabolism throughout the recovery process afterward. Alternate between short bursts of moderate and vigorous intensity. For instance, jog for two minutes, and then sprint for one minute. Repeat the interval five to six times to complete your workout. Step 3 Perform long-duration cardio at a moderate intensity to maximize fat burn. For instance, go for a run or bike ride for about one-and-a-half to two hours....   [tags: exercise, hiit, cardio]

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Health Risks For Salt, Sugar, And Fat

- Health Risks For Salt, Sugar, and Fat “About 50 to 70 million people in the U.S. have hypertension, and all of them would benefit from a low-salt diet.” There is a severe issue with this statistic. These people have hypertension because of ingesting too much salt. Salt goes hand in hand with sugar and fat, as well. It is bad for someone to take in too much of salt, sugar, and fat. However, it is hardly noticed by people because of how each of them balance themselves out to be difficult to detect....   [tags: Nutrition, Hypertension, Coronary artery disease]

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Why Use An Arm Fat Cream

- Why Use an Arm Fat Cream. A lot of people keep looking for creams, lotions, gels and other cosmetic products to get rid of unsightly cellulite under the arms. Cellulite or fat makes it impossible for you to flaunt your body. It can have a major impact on your self esteem and confidence. If you have been looking for a cream to get rid of cellulite in your arms, you should choose a high quality arm fat cream. In this post, we have discussed all the information about such products to help you make an informed choice....   [tags: Effect, Effectiveness, Scar, Supergroup]

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How Does A Saturated Fat And An Unsaturated Fat At The Molecular Level?

- 5. How can you distinguish between a saturated fat and an unsaturated fat at the molecular level. Saturated and unsaturated fats differ in their chemical structures. Saturated fats have no double bond between molecules, which means there are no gaps and the fat is saturated with hydrogen molecules. On the other hand, unsaturated fats have double bonds, which break up the chain of hydrogen molecules and create gaps, allowing the fats to liquefy at room temperature. Describe the process of facilitated diffusion and active transport Facilitated diffusion is a process of transportation of molecules across cell membrane form an area of high concentration to an area of low transportation through p...   [tags: Cellular respiration, Adenosine triphosphate]

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Fat Tax on Fast Food in Australia

- ... According to the same study, a tax of just twenty percent on sugar-sweetened drinks could drop obesity rates by 3.5 percent and prevent 2,700 heart-related deaths worldwide every year. Fast food has negative effects which include cardiovascular and liver disease, cancer, asthma and type two diabetes. The average Australian consumes about three grams of salt more than is the daily recommendation. Doctor Robert Grenfell, National Cardiovascular Health Director of the Heart Foundation, said that cutting the average daily salt intake by this extra three grams would prevent around six thousand Australian deaths per year from heart disease and stroke....   [tags: weight, health, obesity]

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The Effects Of Fat Burning Pills On Weight

- The Effect of Fat Burning Pills on Weight Weight has become a big issue with most adults. Most people are always trying to lose weight to look better, to be actually happy with themselves, or because of health issues. These individuals will turn to a number of different factors to help lose the weight, such as working out, eating less, eating only healthy foods, or taking diet pills. Diet pills have become a big source to turn to in order to lose the desired weight, whether the pills are prescription or over the counter....   [tags: Obesity, Weight loss, Dieting, Adipose tissue]

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`` Fat And Happy? ' : An Argument For The Acceptance Of Obesity

- In "Fat and Happy?," the final chapter of historian Hillel Schwartz 's book entitled Never Satisfied, he satirically presents an argument for the acceptance of obesity. After sharing the negative effects of dieting on those of weight, Schwartz continues to offer several circumstances in which they are ostracized or discriminated against. Finally, the author introduces his theoretical "fat society" in which obesity would be accepted and celebrated in every aspect of civilization. While Schwartz effectively uses emotional appeals and confident tone, his argument regarding weight discrimination is incomplete and lacks support; additionally, his claims concerning dieting and the fat society are...   [tags: Obesity, Nutrition, Dieting, Adipose tissue]

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Fat Acceptance : An Argument Lacking Validity

- “Fat Acceptance”: An Argument Lacking Validity Cynara Geisslers’ essay “Fat Acceptance: A Basic Primer,” was published in Geez Magazine in 2010. The focus of the essay is to refute the pressure of society to be thin and promote self-acceptance regardless of size. While this essay touches on many agreeable points, it tends to blow many ideas out of context in an attempt to create a stronger argument. The article takes on a one-sided argument without any appropriate acknowledgement of the opposition, overlooks the risks of ignoring personal health, and has a strong feminist ideology associated towards the essay which tends to make the validity of her argument questionable....   [tags: Obesity, Nutrition, Logic, Capitalism]

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The Diet Of Popular Fat Loss Programs

- Popular fat loss programs have worked its way into the industry as a well-known “quick fix” or in other words a FAD for consumers, because of its quick results that enhance numbers and stats, rather than its primary intent, the overall health of individuals. Now, why do we say it is unhealthy to choose a FAD diet when results are so frequently made. Well, FAD diets provide the body with an initial shock to the body, and as we all know the human body was intended to adapt accordingly to accommodate the needs of survivability....   [tags: Obesity, Nutrition, Diets, Dieting]

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The Twenty-Fat Century

- ... Generally speaking, if a child falls into the range of 25 to 30, the child is classified as being overweight, if 30 or above, labeled as obese. Presently, 1 out of 3 kids in the U.S is considered overweight or obese and 1 out of 400 kids suffer from diabetes, a disease frequently attributed to obesity. The stats are shocking, and according to Jeffrey Levi, the executive director of Trust for America’s Health, a nonprofit health advocacy group, more than 44% of adults of every state could be obese, by the year 2030....   [tags: obsity epidemic, unhealthy lifestyles]

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A Low Fat, Heart Healthy Diet

- Low Fat Heart Healthy Diet A low fat heart healthy diet is my idea of the best nutritional diet, especially since heart disease is the number one killer among people in the United States. Cardiovascular disease is very prevalent in my family. I lost both, paternal and maternal grandparents to heart disease. My father has severe heart disease, and my mother and brother are both hypertensive and require medication; therefore, I know I’m especially vulnerable to this disease. For many years, I ate whatever I wanted without regard to the nutritional value of the garbage I was putting in my mouth....   [tags: Nutrition]

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Ad for Men: Loosing Body Fat

- Want to push yourself even harder. Would you kill for a body like Spartacus. But still want to keep up with the lads on the weekend. That beer gut keeping you from looking your best. Men across the country get nagged by their partners because they "drink too much" and don't eat “healthy” enough. Well do you want to cheat the system, be able to live life whilst looking good. We have the secret to solving your never ending nightmare. We all know how we men like to fill our weekend. Eating massive meals to prepare for that notorious night out....   [tags: Weight, Health]

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Commentary On Fat City By Rick Lavoie

- The first time I watched Rick Lavoie’s FAT City, during one of my undergraduate courses two years ago, I slept through almost the entire film. As an individual whose heart was set on entering a helping profession, and not on becoming a teacher, I did not find the concepts discussed in this thirty-year old documentary relevant. Now I realize just how significant the topics he discussed actually are to a school counselor-in-the-making. Lavoie transforms a panel of primarily general education teachers, parents, and school faculty members into a room full of students with learning disabilities....   [tags: Education, Question, Teacher, Rhetorical question]

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Big On The Big Fat Indian Weddings

- Big Trends in the Big Fat Indian Weddings India is the world’s only country where a marriage goes for almost a week and its extravagant celebration even outshines the biggest annual festivals. The colourful India has a history of Mauryas, Mughals, Nizams and Scindhias and the richness of that culture is a legacy of the royal and affluent families of India. For them marriage is one of the most special events of the life and it should be celebrated in a very different yet lively manner. Today, there is a trend of destination weddings where the entire programme proceeds on one main theme and a series of sub-themes based on the dreams and aspirations of the couples....   [tags: Wedding, Marriage, Wedding planner, India]

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The War On Obesity Is A Big Fat Flop

- Response 1 Both Joanne Lauciu 's (2013) article What makes Canadians sick says a report, and Margaret Wente 's article (2012) The war on obesity is a big fat flop,are related to a health issues that impact us even though these articles were written a few years ago. Both articles focus on that health problems,and people 's health is affected by poverty and other important factors as that mention in the determination. Even thought it would take a long time to improve health,the government have to assist people to solve that....   [tags: Health, Medicine, Poverty, Social security]

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How Fat and Obesity Cause Diabetes

- Diabetes: Causes and Effects Have you ever been feeling tired and listless lately. Do you have a persistent need to drink fluids all the time. Have you been losing or gaining an enormous amount of weight lately. In 1999, I began to feel very weak while taking a shower one day. I started to feel symptoms that made me think I was having another stroke; however, when ambulance arrived, one of the technicians knew that it was diabetes and not a stroke. Although, diabetes can lead to stroke, kidney failure, or heart disease, which is amongst the top ten leading causes of death in the America....   [tags: Causes, Development, Effects]

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Technology is Making Us Lazy and Fat

- Over the years and even now technology is making us lazy. Practically every aspect of our life has been surrounded by the use of technology and its advancements. Nowadays, food has become easier to prepare. There’s no need of standing in the kitchen all day anymore. With the convenience of a microwave, it has made our life a little easier. In fact, you can microwave a frozen dinner in just thirty-minutes. Many people have been exposed to the less stressful and convenient way of preparing meals. For these reasons it has resulted and leads us to be lazy and obesity....   [tags: Technology, ]

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A Big, Fat Problem: Obesity in Children

- A Big, Fat Problem Everything appears to be expanding and growing larger in America, including the children. As we look around, there are numerous amounts of people-young and old- who are overweight or obese. Every single year the rates of overweight children steadily increase along with the healthcare and financial costs to support them. Nowadays, one third of children and adolescents in the United States are overweight or obese. To diminish this concerning issue, schools should implement and execute policies to help combat and prevent childhood obesity in order to avoid future repercussions....   [tags: health issues related to bad nutrition]

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Description and Analysis of Big Fat Wires

- Although you’ll never think about them consciously, you are incessantly bombarded by their low-frequency, percussive sound. Rest assured that you continually hear them on the radio, on your favorite TV shows, and in TV commercials. You hear them when you’re in restaurants and in nightclubs; you hear them in dramatic scenes in movies and at open-air concerts; you hear them when you’re shopping at your local grocery store and clothing boutique . . . and you even hear them when you’re in an elevator ascending to your hotel room on the nineteenth floor....   [tags: basisst, bass guitar, strings]

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The War On Obesity Is A Big Fat Flop

- Both Joanne Lauciu 's (2013) article What makes Canadians sick says a report, and Margaret Wente 's article (2012) The war on obesity is a big fat flop,are related to a health issues that impact us even though these articles were written a few years ago. Both articles focus on that health problems,and people 's health is affected by poverty and other important factors as that mention in the determination. Even thought it would take a long time to improve health,the government have to assist people to solve that....   [tags: Health, Medicine, Poverty, Social security]

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Obesity Is An Excessive Amount Of Body Fat

- OBESITY Obesity is a disorder that involves an excessive amount of body fat that increases the risk of diseases and health problems such as heart disease, diabetes, and high blood pressure. (Mayo Clinic) Obesity is one of the number one causes of premature death in the United States and kills nearly 300,000 Americans a year. (Obesity Society) There are many causes for obesity including inactivity, unhealthy diet and eating habits, genetics, hormonal changes, certain medications, and other medical problems....   [tags: Obesity, Nutrition, Weight loss, Dieting]

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Tax Junk, Fast, And Fat Foods

- If you want to indulge yourself with chocolate today, would you still get it if the tax was higher. That is what the government is proposing to do: tax junk, fast, and fat foods because they may lead to obesity and other health issues. This type of tax is often referred to as a sin tax, which is "a sponsor tax that is added to products or services that are seen as vices such as, alcohol and gambling” (citation). One controversy to this issue is how does one determine what products are considered high in fat or sugar....   [tags: Nutrition, Health care, Health, Tax]

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Advertisement Analysis : I 'm Fat

- “I’m fat.” “I’m too ugly.” “Why don’t I look like her?” These are the statements that women and girls of today tell themselves on a daily basis. We live in the century where media and advertisement is the number one action we see and hear about. Women are confronted with unrealistic images, and with the assumption that the public should look like that. Even though advertisement and media encourages girls to have a good body, they accentuate body images that are unrealistic. The advertisement has evolved throughout the course of life, and now with the rise of the use of technology, it has become even more important....   [tags: Anorexia nervosa, Eating disorders, Advertising]

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My Big Fat Cultural Wedding

- The wedding ceremony is a celebratory event romanticized by couples nationwide for its ability to unite creativity and tradition in a convenient package. One need only observe the plethora of wedding trends, from outlandishly alternative to stringently orthodox, to understand how important representing individuality remains among contemporary couples. In retrospect, much of the symbolisms attributed to these trends come from centuries of applied social significance; couples see the most value in a marriage celebration which allows them to flaunt their unique qualities as individuals while simultaneously modeling the long-standing customs of preceding weddings....   [tags: Culture Society]

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My Big Fat Greek Wedding

- My Big Fat Greek Wedding is a film made in 2004 directed by Joel Zwick that evidently portrays several sociological concepts throughout the film. This film highly demonstrates the sociological topics of gender and culture all through the movie. The roles of gender, gender stratification as well as gender stereotyping are exemplified during the film. As for culture, the film displays subculture, counterculture, ethnocentrism, cultural relativism and cultural diffusion. My Big Fat Greek Wedding focuses on a single 30-year-old Greek woman, Toula Portokalos, who works at her family’s restaurant....   [tags: Culture, Sociology, Gender role]

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My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding

- My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding 1. The main gender roles that are described include the males job is to being the bread winner, which means he provides the financial support and the females’ job is to stay home to look after the kids and do the house work. The male is the dominant one in a family, if a female is not just married her father is dominant but when she gets married the dominance is transferred to her husband. When the father gives his daughter away at the wedding, which means he’s giving up control and dominance of his daughter to her husband....   [tags: gender roles, cultural analysis]

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High Calorie Fat Packed Foods

- When it all started it was just a hamburger, bun, and ice cold soda. However, things have taken a turn as what is witnessed nowadays is supersizes, extra cheese, bacon, and only a single state law to regulate on how large soda can be. When it comes to the fast food industry in America, or as some individuals now refer to it as the ‘fat foods industry’, with the effects of high-calorie fat-packed foods, the question arises if they have become the new tobacco. Baseball has been credited to be Americans top past time; however, fast food is quickly catching up to be at the top with baseball, and in some instances, being used as a stress reliever....   [tags: Nutrition, Obesity, Fast food, Food]

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My Big Fat Greek Wedding

- My Big Fat Greek Wedding is a film made in 2004 that evidently portrays several sociological concepts throughout the film. This film highly demonstrates the sociological topics of gender and culture all through the movie. The roles of gender, gender stratification as well as gender stereotyping are shown during the film. As for culture, the film displays subculture, counterculture, ethnocentrism, cultural relativism and lastly, cultural diffusion. My Big Fat Greek Wedding focuses on a 30 year old Greek women, Toula Portokalos, who is single and works at her family’s restaurant....   [tags: Culture, Sociology, Gender role, Anthropology]

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My Big, Fat, Greek Vacation

- My Big, Fat, Greek Vacation People have been living in Greece for more than 3,000 years. In that time, historical landmarks such as the Theatre of Dionysos, the Parthenon, the Ancient Agora, and the Acropolis have been built. It is the origin of democracy, the Olympic Games, drama, and Western civilization. The country is surrounded in mythology and legends, from Greek gods fighting over villages for power to towns rising out of the sunken, ancient city of Atlantis. One of its largest cities, Athens is Greece’s capital....   [tags: family, culture, streets]

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The Oppression of Fat People in America

- The Oppression of Fat People in America Many people see fat activists as a bunch of whiners who can’t keep their hand out of the cookie jar." — Kimberly, fat activist Being fat is one of the most stigmatizing attributes in America. One cannot live through a single day without encountering numerous forms of fat prejudice in magazines, on television, in the streets, and even in homes. Erving Goffman’s Stigma delineates three types of stigma: abominations of the body, blemishes of individual character, and tribal stigma of race, nation and religion (4)....   [tags: Obesity Weight Disorders Essays]

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The Oppression of Fat People in America

- The Oppression of Fat People in America Fat does not equal lazy; fat does not equal bad; fat does not equal overeating; fat does not equal ugly. Fat oppression is something so prevalent in our society, yet Americans refuse to recognize it as a problem or even an issue. After hearing an amazing woman named Nomy Lamm speak this weekend, I could not longer let this issue be ignored. (Lamm is a fat oppression activist and has been published in Ms. magazine). Fat oppression exists in this society and we all must recognize the damage it does to everyone, especially fat people....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics]

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How Fat Taxes Fail As A Result Of Improper Administration

- One of the big controversies in this argument is who decides what foods are considered healthy and which foods will fall under the tax. Does this responsibility go to the legislators, to the nutritionist experts, or does it go to the people who are consuming these foods. The legislators create these bills to be implemented, but do they have the knowledge to know what nutrients the body needs on a daily or weekly basis. How much fat needs to be in a food for it to be put under the fat tax. So far, implementing real life fat taxes has been a lot of trial and error....   [tags: Nutrition, United States, Food, Tax]

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Does Fat Come Back Elsewhere After Liposuction?

- It’s a quick fix, liposuction, although some women are hesitant to go this route, and with good reason. It’s a medical procedure and as with all medical procedures there are inherent risks, not to mention the expense and recovery time. However, you have weighed the pros and cons and decided you are going to do it because you cannot get rid of the fat that has been plaguing you for years and you are sick and tired of trying. But then … your friend cautions you: The fat will come back, just not in the area that you have had liposuctioned....   [tags: body image, overweight, procedure]

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Artificial Trans Fat Ban in New York City

- Section 81.08 of the New York City Health Code “eliminates the use of artificial trans fat in foods stored, distributed, held for service, used in preparation of any menu item, or served in any food service establishment (1).” Multiple stakeholders are affected by this policy. These include New York City patrons, restaurants, the New York Health Department, and public health officials. The Department of Health received 2,200 comments in favor of this policy and 70 comments in opposition. The New York Health Department and public health officials are in favor of this policy....   [tags: food, health, policy, production, restaurants]

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Why Saturated Fat Is Beneficial Or Not Still Exists

- Modern western diets frequently consume saturated fat and it’s highly abundant in places like meat and dairy products. The recommendation for saturated fat has changed over time, currently the American heart association……….. recommends that less than 7% of energy comes from saturated fat. An existing controversy on whether saturated fat is beneficial or not still exists, in part, due to the present research. While analyzing this controversy, advantages and disadvantages of saturated fatty acids: SFA rise High-density lipoprotein (HDL), increases Low density lipoprotein (LDL), and increase liver fat....   [tags: Cholesterol, Atherosclerosis]

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