121extra02 - Nutrition Extra Credit Mini-Term Paper Total...

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Nutrition Extra Credit Mini-Term Paper Total points possible: 30 SEE SYLLABUS FOR DUE DATE PLEASE NOTE: THESE GUIDELINES MUST BE FOLLOWED; OTHERWISE POINTS EARNED WILL BE ZERO. Assignment: Typed research paper of 500-1000 words (12 pt font, double spaced) on an appropriate nutrition topic approved by instructor. One page from each of two research-based references must accompany the paper (staple to back).Use the IFIC Review document for background reading on understanding and interpreting food and health research (see course website). You may use MLA or APA style formats (see course website for examples of these formats) in citing research articles used. Focus: You may choose a topic of interest (a list is provided for ideas) that focuses on a specific nutrition issue that is narrow enough in scope to be addressed in ~500-700 words. Examples: The role of dietary calcium in hypertension Protein needs of endurance athletes Does creatine work? Alcohol and its effects on health and nutrition Antioxidents and health The obesity epidemic Do high protein diets work? Is coffee bad for you? Do herbs/plants have health promoting effects? How does fiber affect cardiovascular disease/cholesterol levels?
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