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2,046 wordsMay 5, 1999 9 AHP 4 Outline Question: Should creatine be legal? Title: Creatine: The legal supplement I. Introduction A. Background on Creatine 1. History a. Beginning of supplementation b. Advancements 2. Function a. Purpose b. Uses B. Problem: Should creatine be categorized as a drug or a dietary supplement? II. Body A. Positives of Creatine 1. Bigger Bodies and Stronger Muscles 2. Better than Steroids B. Negatives of Creatine 1. Overdosing 2. Dangers of the unknown C. Supporters/Opposers of C...
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2,343 wordsBulimia Eating Disorders Eating Disorders Bulimia is an illness characterized by uncontrolled episodes of overeating usually followed by self-induced vomiting or other purging. Alternative names for Bulimia are Bulimia Nervosa, Binge-Purge Behavior, and also Eating Disorders. In bulimia, eating binges may occur as often as several times a day. Induced vomiting known as purging allows the eating to continue without the weight gain; it may continue until interrupted by sleep, abdominal pain, or th...
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Neural Tube Defects Breast Milk
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School Age Children High In Fat
2,155 wordsIn todays society childhood obesity is considered to be an epidemic. The increase in obesity is not caused by the change in the gene pool, but rather by the change in the environment. This causes vulnerable populations to express the obesity phenotype (Stone, 1999). One in seven children ages 6 - 17 are considered to be obese. Most nutritionists will say that this is do to the lack of parental guidance. A childs parents should teach their child proper eating habits so that they wont run across p...
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Term Side Effects Creatine Monohydrate
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Anabolic Steroids Muscle Mass
603 wordsPhysical Physical Fitness PHYSICAL FITNESS Physical fitness is being healthy. To be healthy you must exercise, eat right and sleep good. When somebody is physically fit they fell better about themselves and they feel better physically. To become fit a person must work hard and eat right. They must eat healthy foods and workout or exercise regularly. One of the first steps to fitness is a healthy diet. There are six basic nutrients your body must have to stay healthy. Vitamins, minerals, fats, pr...
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2,949 wordsThe Panic Disorder Panic Disorder The defining characteristics of panic disorder as given by the American Psychiatric Association consist of the following four criterions: The person has experienced repeated unexpected episodes of panic attacks. At least one of these panic attacks must have been followed by persistent worries lasting approximately a month or more regarding the fear of the consequences of the attack, or a specific change in the persons lifestyle due to the experience. During the ...
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Anorexia Nervosa Bulimia Nervosa
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