Writing Assignment #2
Question 1: Describe the body's mechanisms for controlling blood
glucose levels under normal and stress conditions.
The human body is adept at maintaining homeostasis, a process by which the body
Written Assignment 1
(1) The major aspects of nutrition labeling is to ensure as consumers we know the nutritional value of
the items being purchased. Nutrition labels must be shown on almost all packaged foods. Food
1. Define and discuss osteoporosis. Include in your discussion
information on how osteoporosis develops; how age, sex,
hormones, and genetics affect it; how activity affects it; and
what dietary interventions can help prevent or treat
1. Describe the process of fat hydrogenation, and discuss
its advantages and disadvantages.
Fat hydrogenation is a method used by food
manufacturers that, through a chemical process, alters
the properties of mono and polyunsaturated fats to make
1. Describe the major aspects of nutrition labeling.
information that must be displayed on food labels.
Food labels are designed to give consumers a wide array
of information about the packaged foods they eat.
are not required on foods wit
1. Describe the processes involved in cellular protein
synthesis. How would synthesis be affected by intake of
an otherwise adequate diet that is very low in glycine or
low in tryptophan? How would synthesis be affected by a
diet that is low in energy?
Discuss ways in which the body's metabolism adapts to
conditions of fasting/starvation. How do these adaptations
affect the rate of weight loss when dieting?
As the body metabolizes the last of its energy
sources at the beginning of a fast, it begins t
I plan to start my Diet Analysis intake recording on SEPTEMBER 18, 2016 and conclude on
SEPTEMBER 24, 2016. This will include two days on the weekend (one day instructed in the
directions in the Diet Analysis Project instructions on page 317 of the Studen