Research Papers on Nutrition

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  • Diet Drug Usage and the Influence of Pop Culture

    In twelve pages this paper discusses how body image is emphasized in pop culture which led to the increased usage of diet drugs with the controversial Fen phen drug among the topics covered. There are more than 12 sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Dehydration, Effects and Prevention

    This research paper indicates the effects of dehydration, the functions of water in the body, the role played by electrolytes and the process of prevention. Five pages in length, five sources are cited.

  • Optimizing our Nutrition

    This paper discusses the importance of amino acids and fatty acids in our body's physiology. There are two sources listed in this five page paper.

  • THE NEEDS FOR HEALTHY EATING

    Explains why healthy eating and exercise is very important to a person's lifestyle. There are 5 sources listed in the bibliography of this 8-page paper.

  • Have American Eating Habits Improved Since the 1950s?

    In a paper consisting of six pages the ways in which America's habits of eating from the 1950s until more healthier present day choices are discussed and while encouraging the poor habits of old have proven difficult to shake. There are five bibliographic sources cited.

  • Dieting: Just Eat Healthy

    A 3 page paper which examines how the best diet is one that consists of eating healthily and sensibly. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Behavior and the Influences of Nutrition

    In seven pages this research paper assesses the old adage 'You are what you eat' in a consideration as to how child behavior and development is influenced by nutrition. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Diets: Choices, Healthier Lifestyle, Disease & Popularity

    6 pages in length. What one chooses to feed one's body makes a tremendous impact upon how that body performs. Fueling all corporeal functions, the type, quantity and nutritive value of food can either fortify a body or compromise it until it becomes vulnerable to disease. Even then, the composition of food is such that it can help to once again restore health when the body has undergone trauma or disease. Weight management involves modifying how and what one eats often to the point of eliminating certain foods that are deemed fat inducing, a choice that can withhold essential nutrients necessary for a healthy mind and body. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Senior Citizens and Healthy Lifestyles

    In five pages this paper examines senior citizens and their extensive use of health services in a thesis that argues healthier lifestyles for the elderly are both social as well as economic necessities. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Cholesterol and Health

    A 4 page overview of cholesterol. This article delineates the different types of cholesterol and their role in human physiology. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Digestive Health: Dietary Choices in Celiac Disease

    A 3 page consideration of the choices that must be made in regard to food for those suffering with this condition. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • The Role of Nutrition in Treating Celiac Disease

    A 10 page overview of this condition and the problems it introduces in terms of diet. This paper provides an overview of both the foods that should not be consumed and how to go about choosing healthy foods that can be consumed. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Helpful and Harmful Dietary Supplements

    In ten pages this paper examines dietary aides and their negative side effects with popular name brands included in this consideration. There are 11 sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Overview of Dietary Supplement Ephedrine: Dietary Supplement or Dangerous Drug

    In five pages ephedrine is examined in terms of its legitimacy as a dietary supplement and considers the Food and Drug Administration's regulation in a conclusion that the consumer must take responsibility for its use and whatever dangers that might result. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Nutritional Supplement Creatine

    Using creatine as an athletic dietary supplement is examined in five pages in terms of benefits and concerns regarding some positive effects that can be experiences after long term use. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • U.S. Dieting Problems

    In five pages America's dieting problems are examined with successful stories also included and a discussion of the healthy diet Japanese foods encourage along with presently available diet pills mentioned. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Dieting

    A 3 page overview of dieting, in which the writer argues, based on scientific research, that diet do not work and that rather than go on extreme weight reduction diets, individuals should eat frequent small healthy meals and exercise. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Overview of the Atkins Diet

    In twenty one pages the Atkins safe diet program is examined in a consideration of calories, carbohydrates, protein, and other weight loss issues.

  • High Carbohydrate and High Protein Diets Compared

    In ten pages various diets are compared in terms of their similarities and differences with Eat More, Weigh Less by Dr. Ornish and New Diet Revolution by Dr. Atkins included in the discussion. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Deceptiveness of Diet Plans

    In five pages the infamous Atkins diet is the focus of this paper that considers how deceptive advertised diet plans can be. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Weight-Loss Diets Cause Weight Gain/Diet for Health

    A 3 page research paper/essay that contrasts and compares weight-loss diets with eating healthy. The writer argues that weight-loss diets, per se, do not work. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Availability of Junk Food in Schools

    This research paper discusses the causal relationship between the availability of junk food in schools and obesity. Three pages in length, four sources are cited.

  • Childhood Obesity/The Role of Schools

    This research paper addresses the childhood obesity problem and the debate over whether or not schools should be allowed to sell junk food, considering the role that this may play in the problem. Eight pages in length, six sources are cited.

  • History of Yoga and its Trends

    Yoga's 6 main types are examined in an overview of yoga history, uses, and trends. Three sources are cited in a Turabian style bibliography.

  • Disease and Pain Management Through the Holistic Approach of Yoga

    In twelve pages this paper examines managing pain and disease holistically through yoga. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Benefits of Yoga for Asthma Sufferers

    In three pages the complicated condition known as asthma is considered within the context of the possible benefits offered by yoga despite the lack of definitive proof. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • A.D.D. and Binge Eating

    In eight pages a technical paper comparing Attention Deficit Disorder and binge eating is presented. Approximately twenty sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Psychological Disorder of Binge Eating

    The writer discusses the psychological problem of binge eating, which has only recently been recognized as a significant problem characterized by loss of control with regard to food. The paper is five pages long and there are seven sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Positive and Negative Factors That Influence Blood Pressure

    In six pages the various factors that can negatively and positively influence blood pressure are examined in this informational overview. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • A Review of Research Evaluating Green Tea Extract

    A 3 page critique of the article Green Tea Extract Boosts Exercise Endurance. This paper reviews experimental design and findings in this research performed by scientists as the Biological Sciences Laboratories of Kao Corp., Tochigi, Japan who examined the impact of green tea extract on physical endurance. 1 source.

  • US Children and Obesity

    In ten pages this paper discusses America's child obesity problem in a consideration of the effects of corporate advertising and TV with an active parental role advocated. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Adolescent and Child Obesity

    In eleven pages the problem of obesity in American children is examined in terms of adolescent health risks and causes that include lack of activity and genetic aspects with research studies and conclusions drawn by the writer. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Obesity and Television Viewing: A Review of Literature

    This 6 page paper provides an overview of the existing research on the issue of childhood obesity and television viewing from two different perspectives: researchers who believe that it is caused by sedentary recreation and those who identify advertising and fast food consumption as the problem. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Value of Vegetables and Fruits in Terms of Nutrition

    In six pages this report evaluates vegetables and fruits in terms of their value from a nutritional standpoint. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Food vs. Supplements and Vitamins

    This research paper discusses whether it is better to get the necessary daily vitamin requirements from natural foods or supplements. Vitamins C. D. and E are examined on this question. Three pages in length, three sources are cited.

  • Fat Head, Super Size Me

    This research paper focuses on the films "Fat Head" and "Super Size Me" and discusses them in terms of the nutritional subjects broached in each film. The writer addresses the pros and cons of each film, as well as the way in which the films deal with the topics of saturated fat and the role of sugar in cardiovascular disease. Five pages in length, seven sources are cited.

  • Chronic Disease Causes Fat versus Calories

    In an argumentative research paper that consists of five pages chronic disease and its relationship between total fat calories is examined in terms of current research and the fatty food types that might play strong roles in the incidences of such chronic diseases as kidney disease, strokes, diabetes, and heart attacks are also discussed. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Asthma and Exercis

    In six pages exercise induced asthma is examined in a discussion of asthma causes, youth sports, medications, treatment options, swimming, and how young athletes can be assisted by parents and coaches. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Lung Function and the Effects of Asthma

    In five pages asthma diagnosis and treatment relevant to the function of the lungs is addressed with the examination of a healthy lung in comparison with an asthmatic attack. Asthma's long term consequences are also examined as they relate to lung function. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Benefits of Fitness

    An 8 page paper which examines the benefits of fitness. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Promotion of Health and Fitness in the United States

    This paper addresses ways to promote fitness and healthy lifestyles in the US. The author includes a brief history of physical fitness programs. This five page paper has five sources in the bibliography.

  • Youth Fitness

    A 6 page exploration of the factors that have entered into declining youth fitness. This paper emphasizes the importance of a physically active lifestyle and good nutrition in insuring good health. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Whole Foods, Protein

    This research paper offers an overview of whole foods versus processed foods that presents the advantages of whole foods. There is a special focus on the subject of protein. Five pages in length, seven sources are cited.

  • Improving Food Safety

    Improving food safety is an important aspect of community health. In three pages, this paper relates the information that could be sent in a bulletin outlining food safety measures. There are 3 sources in this paper.

  • All About Fiber

    The writer discusses several aspects of dietary fiber, including the difference between soluble and insoluble fiber, fiber in the diet, and the benefits of fiber. There are three sources listed in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • Overview of 'Fad' Diets

    In four pages this paper discusses fad diets, their impacts, risks, and rates of failure. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Dieting Dangers

    In five pages diet fads are discussed in terms of their medical dangers with such issues addressed as social and psychological influences on these fads, bulimia, anorexia nervosa, and drugs used in crash dieting such as Redux and Fen Phen. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Examination an Energy Diet Product Supplement

    In five pages this paper considers the GNC energy supplement product Energy Fuel® in terms of its marketing as a fitness package as well as an energy booster and concentrates on a literature view that emphasizes ma huang and guarana properties of weight loss. There are six sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Male Collegiate Athletes and Injury's Psychological Consequences

    In fourteen pages this paper discusses how male college athletes psychologically respond to injury in a consideration of anxiety, anger, and depression. Seventeen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Herbal Remedies and Natural Cancer Fighters

    This research paper examines common herbal, dietary, and natural alternatives to traditional cancer treatment. This thirteen page paper has nine sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Proper Nutrition And Good Health: Culinary Cause And Effect

    3 pages in length. More than one hundred years ago, just after the turn of the twentieth century, culinary science recognized the cause and effect of proper nutrition equating to good health. Although the extent of this knowledge may not have been as vast as it is today, that it was even a component of culinary in any way indicates a strong association between the art of cooking and the healthfulness it instills. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Book Reviews on 3 Culinary Texts

    This paper describes three books from the Kitchen Pro Series that describe poultry, meat and fish and seafood. The writer argues that these books are essential guides for anyone in food service, as they offer a comprehensive overview and invaluable information on these topics. Ten pages in length, four sources are cited.

  • Obesity and Childhood

    In six pages the causes of childhood obesity are considered in terms of the impact of video games and television on the development of sedentary habits along with influences on childhood both psychological and physical. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Childhood Obesity Control Measures

    In five pages this paper discusses what schools and communities can do to target the problem of childhood obesity with various recommendations included. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Eating Disorders in Women

    This 11 page paper examines eating disorders in women. The writer compares two common disorders, bulimia and anorexia nervosa, as well as their causes, treatment and prevention. The writer also provides case studies and statistics. There are 17 sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Vegetarianism Benefits

    In ten pages this paper discusses various types of vegetarianism in a consideration of its benefits. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Q&A: "Transition to Vegetarianism"

    This 5 page paper uses Rudolph Ballentine's book "Transition to Vegetarianism" as a basis for a question & answer session about the benefits of a vegetarian diet. Bibliography lists 1 source.

  • Vegetarianism's Advantages and Disadvantages

    In ten pages this paper assesses the pros and cons of vegetarianism. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Older People and Yoga

    A contrasting and comparison of 2 articles on how older people can benefit from yoga are presented in three pages. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Integration of Alternative Medicine with Western Medicine

    In seven pages this paper discusses how alternative medicine has been incorporated into Western medicine in recent years. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • More Negative Than Positive Effects of Anabolic Steroids

    In four pages the adverse impacts associated with the unsupervised use of anabolic steroids are discussed including changes to the body and personality along with an increased likelihood of cancer and heart disease. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Athletic Competitions and Allowing Anabolic Steroids

    This paper argues that athletic competitions should allow anabolic steroids in a topical overview consisting of seven pages from social, medical, and ethical perspectives. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Nutrition and Health Problems in the Elderly

    7 pages and 7 sources. This paper relates two of the most common nutrition and health problems in the elderly, obesity and diabetes. This paper suggests that better nutrition may be the best method for improving the longevity and health of the elderly and reducing incidences of obesity and diabetes. This paper relates some of the problems in improving nutrition in the elderly.

  • School Aged Children and Nutrition Factors

    In four pages this paper discusses children of school age and the importance of good nutrition with various factors and effects on this nutrition examined including calories, minerals, and vitamins. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Nutrition Concerns in AIDS

    An 8 page review of the importance of adequate nutrition in Auto Immune Efficienc Disorder. This paper details the various physiological processes that can be affected by nutrition. Bibliography lists 11 sources.

  • Wellness & Nutrition for Healthy Aging

    A 7 page research paper that includes a brief abstract, which reads as follows: This examination of nursing literature addresses the subject of nutrition and how it impacts the goal of wellness. As this is a broad topic, the paper narrows the topic to the two periods in life when nutrition is particularly crucial to wellness, which is in childhood and in regards to older adults. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

  • Overweight Minors, Nutritional Education

    This paper pertains to an event on nutrition, which pertained to the nutrition education and overweight children and adolescents. Five pages in length, seven sources are cited.

  • Aspects of Healthy Nutrition

    This paper pertains to healthy nutrition and descries the topic not only in terms of how it pertains to physical health, but mental, emotional and social health as well. Three pages in length, three sources are cited.

  • Individual Nutritional Assessment

    This research paper offers a nutritional assessment that is based on a case study scenario. This assessment descries the client's BMI, lab values, diet improvement and goals. Three pages in length, five sources are cited.

  • The Link Between Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity

    This paper explores the so-called Syndrome X, the relationship that exists between our propensity to develop Type 2 non-insulin dependent diabetes and obesity. 8 sources are included in this 6 page paper.

  • Analysis of low and very low calorie diets

    Popular culture has dictated many diet trends that may induce immediate weight loss but are not sound approaches for long-term lifestyle changes; low-calorie (LCD) and very low-calorie (VLCD) diets - whereby a person is restricted to a specific number of calories for each day's consumption - each play a specific role in the loss and maintenance of weight. Three sources cited.

  • Literature Review on 'Runner's High' Research

    In ten pages this paper discusses the release of endorphins that cause what is referred to as 'runner's high' in a literature review that discusses the rates and euphoria associated with it. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Massage Therapy

    This 5 page paper discusses some aspects of massage therapy, including its history, and how traditional massages differ from those given in America. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Manufacturing Milk and Microbial Issues, Required Processing, and Storage

    In twelve pages this paper discusses topics pertaining to the manufacturing of milk including microbial issues, processing, and storage. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Organic Foods

    A 4 page paper which examines whether organic foods are actually better for a person than non-organic foods. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

  • Overview of Organic Foods

    In six pages this paper compares traditional foods with organic foods in an overview that includes definition and nutritional value. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Personality Traits Required of Health Club Personal Trainers, Class Instructors, Receptionists, and Managers

    In eight pages this paper considers the health club setting in a discussion of the personality traits that are required to successfully perform various jobs. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Controlling Weight, Diet, and Physical Fitness

    In three pages this paper discusses the correlation between controlling weight, physical fitness, and nutrition in a formula breakdown of physical expenditure and consumption of energy balancing out. There are sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension a.k.a. DASH

    In ten pages this report considers the merits of this conceptual approach to hypertension regarding nutrition, fitness, and health and could have a particularly positive impact on African Americans that suffer from hypertension in large numbers. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Intensive Exercise and the Human Respiratory System

    In four pages this paper discusses lung capacity and the inhalation and exhalation processes along with what regulates ventilation during intense exercise. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Etiology and Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis

    In eight pages this paper discusses symptoms and how to treat rheumatoid arthritis, which presently has no cure. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Need to Improve School Lunches

    This research paper investigates the literature that pertains to the quality of food being served in US schools and relates this to data on childhood obesity, which the writer argues necessitates the improving the quality of the food selections. Ten pages in length, ten sources are cited.

  • Medications and Bipolar Disorder

    This research paper describes the several medications that are used to treat bipolar disorder, and also addresses the criteria used in diagnosing the disorder, as well as the role of athletic trainer in regards to aiding clients with this disorder. Five pages in length, six sources are cited.

  • Commitment to Exercise and Setting Goals

    In twelve pages this paper discusses the importance of establishing goals in maintaining a lasting commitment to a fitness regimen. Twenty fie sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Adding an Athletic Trainer to the Sports Medicine Clinic

    A 4 page paper promoting the concept of adding an athletic trainer to a sports medicine clinic. The paper argues that an existing sports medicine clinic has the opportunity to use athletic trainers on staff in the same roles that nurse practitioners and physician assistants fill in the practices of internists, gynecologists and other medical specialties, as well as providing better client education for injury prevention. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Popular Recreational Activity Known as Swimming

    In five pages swimming is examined in an overview of its history, techniques, and rules regarding Olympic competition. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Positive and Negative Health Screening

    This 5 page paper gives an overview of disease screening. This paper gives various examples of disease screening, some positive and some negative outcomes. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • The Hazards of Soda Consumption

    This research paper describes the negative health effects of drinking soda. Three pages in length, five sources are cited.

  • Cancer and Vitamins

    In nine pages this paper examines how vitamin therapy is used in cancer fighting. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • 1998 Plans Available at Weight Watchers

    Weight Watchers is the focus of this paper consisting of five pages that includes company history and available weight loss plans in 1998. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Dietetics Field Writing

    In five pages this paper defines 'good writing' and considers dietetics in terms of writing skills' importance. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

 

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