Type 2 diabetes is a condition that affects your bodys ability to metabolize glucose or sugar. Type
2 diabetes is contracted when the body resists insulin or when the pancreas does not produce enough
insulin for the body. A few factors could increase the
One of the more common diseases that affect the digestive system is Gastroesophageal Reflux
Disease. GERD is a disease in the digestive system that affects the lower esophageal sphincter, the
muscle between the stomach and the esophagus. In the digestive
Many people choose a vegetarian diet out of concern over animal rights or the environment.
Some people choose to go vegetarian for the health benefits. Plant based diets can have many health
benefits. A plant-based diet can lead to lower blood pressure du
The Thirst Mechanism
The thirst mechanism is an instinctual habit. The thirst mechanism can be considered as very
essential in the balancing of fluids and usually occurs from lack of fluids. Two conditions that prompt us
to feel thirsty include an increas
Review for exam in Nutr 11
Chapter 1 Nutrition Making it work for you
Define the term nutrition
Scurvy is due to .
Identify the six classes of
Identify macro and micro
nutrients and explain the
What are the function
Recommended daily intake of water is
Less than 1L per day
1 L per day
2-3 L per day
4-5 L per week
6-7 L per week
Albumin acts as a carrier protein for
C and D
Name: _ Date: _
TRUE or FALSE: A healthy diet can promote emotional wellness by elevating mood through
increasing the brain neurotransmitter serotonin.
TRUE or FALSE: Meat is rich in fiber.
TRUE or FALSE: Habits, su
Vegetarians Who Eat Fish
Colorectal cancer is colon and rectum cancers. It is the third most diagnosed cancer of
which diet plays a large role in. More specifically, processed meat is one of the cancer-causing
factors and vegetables are highly r
Processed Meat & Cancer
The American diet has consisted of too much red meat and processed meat. Processed
meat is placed into Group 1 carcinogen, meaning it is linked to cancer. Red meat is slightly better
than processed meat. It falls into Gro
Diet Analysis Assignment
Assignment 1 Examine your carbohydrate intake
1. How many grams of carbohydrate do you consume in an average day?
2. How many kcals is this?
3. What % of your total kcals is contributed by carbohy
Lifecycle Nutrition Essay:
The Changing Needs of Vitamin C, Vitamin B12, Calcium and Iron
Section OAS (#3890)
Calcium, Iron, Vitamin C and Vitamin B12 requirements vary greatly over
the course of the lifecycle. T
Community Hunger Awareness Essay
Section OAS (#3890)
During my time travelling from city to city each week I have had varied
nutrition and success with healthy eating. This variance is due to the changing
Diagnostic Criteria for Substance Abuse
The person expresses a maladaptive pattern of substance use which
leads to three or more of the following symptoms:
A. The person experiences drug tolerance as evidenced by
0 The need for increased amounts of a drug
When Bobbie was 16 years old, she was living on the streets. She was a heroin
addict and her life revolved around selling her body, buying drugs, and satisfying an
overwhelming opiate addiction.
When Bobbie was nine years old, her life was already challen
Nutrition Vocabulary Chapter 1:
Dietary Reference Intakes (DRIs): set of nutritional reference values for US and CA
Estimated Average Requirement (EAR) Average daily nutrient intake level to meet
requirement of half of the healthy individuals in particula
Nutrition Chapter 4
Triglycerides: 90-95% all lipids
-structure of membranes by the formation of a lipid bilayer.
-3 fatty acid: long carbon chain surrounded by hydrogen
-one glycerol: 3 carbon alcohol (bac
Assignment 8: Alcohol
1. Alcohols is made through a process called fermentation.
2. 7 kcal per gram
3. Alcohol is a beverage made from fermented fruits,vegetables, and/or grains
-One drink is a beverage that supplies fluid oz of alcohol.
-Proof is the mea
Assignment 7: Calcium
1. She added over 1000 mg of calcium to her diet. Mainly with milk and the cheese on her
burger but the broccoli contributed as well
2. Calcium-fortified orange juice, soy/almond milk, bok choy, broccoli,kale, edamame, soy
nuts and t
Many people think of diet as a four letter word. Over the decades countless have been
introduced into American culture, each offering their own rules to regulate and supervise eating
habits; aimed to decrease weight, or correct a specific body imbalance.