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GMOs and Their Future in Medicine

It is not uncommon to have heard about genetically modified or engineered organisms (GMO/GE) in regards to the world’s food supply. However, as it turns out, these science-lab creations are starting to have a significant impact on our healthcare system. For years, humans have understood the need for certain proteins...

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Can Biotechnology be relied upon to Cure Hunger?

Hunger in various parts of the word has caught the eye of different people. They are concerned of where the world population is headed, given the increasing demand for food and the decreasing supply. Biotechnology has often been seen as a cure for the coming up disaster of global hunger....

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Milk Intake and Bone Mineral Acquisition in Adolescent Girls

The article examined was “Milk Intake and Bone Mineral Acquisition in Adolescent Girls: Randomised, Controlled Intervention Trial” by Cadrogan, Eastell, Jones, and Barker. It was published in 1997 in the British Medical Journal. The purpose of the study was to determine the level of mineral acquisition in the bones of...

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Nutrition: Sugar Consumption in America

Over the past one decade, the rate of sugar consumption in America has increased dramatically. Much of the increase can be attributed to the increased production of sugar by factories and small-scale producers (Leonhardt, 2016). The manufacturers are encouraged to produce more because there is great demand for sugar and...

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Diet and Nutrition

Pregnant women today face a constant pressure to have a happy and health pregnancy. The following is a brief review of four diet and nutrition topics that may be especially important when working with pregnant women. Vitamin D, folic acid, fish consumption, and recommendations about the proper amount of weight...

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Nutritional Effects of Alkaloids in Human Diets

Alkaloids are plentiful in nature and have been used for medicinal purposes for many thousands of years. They are especially found in plants such as herbs and in some vegetables: “more than 10,000 different alkaloids have been discovered in species from over 300 plant families…about 20-30% plant species have been...

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Diet Exercise & Nutrition

The purpose of this paper is to take an in depth look at diet, exercise, and nutrition, and then give a detailed wellness plan which is appropriate for a group of people with the average age of 67 who have recently retired and moved into a retirement community. The aim...

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Understanding Nutritional Disorders

PellagraAccording to the NCBI website, the condition of Pellagra occurs due to the deficiency of niacin in cells (PubMed Health, 2017). This deficiency arises from the lack of the nicotinic acid in the diet (Fields, 1916). Similarly, the disorder may be a result of excessive consumption of leucine. According to...

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Effects of Junk/Fast Food

It may not be an overstatement that happiness is nothing more than good health. Most people would agree health is one of our most precious assets. Our state of health has a major impact on our quality of life. We only get one chance at life, thus, it is important...

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Gluten-Free Diet

The high prevalence of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has been a concern for parents, educators and others for a long time. Buie (2013) stated that according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 1 in 88 children in the United States have the disorder. It has been difficult to...

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Preventive Medicine: Obesity in South Carolina

According to a report by Lewis, Edwards-Hampton, and Ard (2016), South Carolina ranked the thirteenth State with the highest number of obesity rates among adults and ranked number seven with the highest obesity in children. As of 2016, Carolina had obesity index of 31.2% of the total population in the...

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Nutrients and Health

Proper health is an essential part of life. Although it is possible to live for quite a while without being healthy, one's quality and enjoyment of life are likely to be greatly compromised. Luckily, there are nutrients, vitamins, and minerals that will greatly help individuals to achieve a desirable level...

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Obesity And Human Health

Obesity is exemplified by the excessive accumulation of fats in the body, leading to increased health issues and reduced life expectancy. Often, this medical condition is a risk factor for a number of other critical diseases and these includes cardiovascular disease, certain types of cancer and Type 2 diabetes. Among...

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Culinary Ethics: Topic and Research Bibliography

Topic: Should the promotion and use of locally-grown, non-genetically modified, organic produce, if cost effective, be a mandatory ethical responsibility of all participants within the culinary art field? Why/why not? State why you were drawn to choose this topic, noting any experience you may have already had with these issues,...

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Food Molecules

I really enjoy eating French fries. I have loved them ever since I was a small child. Like many children, I loved McDonald’s fries. I then began to enjoy other types of French fries. However, I have long believed that they are “junk food” and serve no valid nutritional purpose....

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Debate on Genetically Modified Organisms

Genetic modification is the future of food security on the planet, bearing in mind its numerous advantages on crop survival and performance amidst salinity, drought, decreasing soil quality and evolving microorganism (Bornscheuer, 2018). Among the numerous strategies applied in genetic modification is an alteration of the fatty acid composition. Evidently,...

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Motivation and Hunger

The following article will be critically analyzed: When Snacks Become Meals: How Hunger, and Environmental Cues Bias Food Intake by Mitsuru Shimizu, Collin Payne and Brian Wansink. The authors of the article take the time to assess the many cues that are involved with food consumption. As a whole, the...

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Hunger in Moreno Valley

Moreno Valley California is located within the Riverside County of California. In order to better understand the actual level at which hunger exists in Moreno Valley there are several aspects to consider. Obtaining indicators include exploring such information as homelessness proportions, poverty concentrations, statistics surrounding children of the area, and...

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Hunger in Tampa Bay Region

Hunger is not just a reserve of the homeless, uneducated and the lowest in the society, but is also a problem faced by normal people with college degrees and shelter. While the American economy boast of overcoming the Great Recession, scores of families in Tampa Bay area and its surroundings...

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A Program to Implement Healthy Food at College

At present, college students, faculty and staff, live, work and learn in an environment where unhealthy eating choices are the easiest. Time and money are a premium and the good alternatives have been minimal at best. Target Population As a result, we are looking to clean up the College’s food...

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