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1,092 wordsDont Get Weighed Down Did you know that one Quarter Pounder from McDonalds has 430 calories, 21 grams of fat, and 70 mg. of cholesterol? Add cheese to that Quarter Pounder and you add 100 calories and nine grams of fat. McDonalds is not the only unhealthy restaurant. Pizza Hut, Burger King, and Wendy's also contribute to Americans unhealthy eating habits. America needs to stop advertising such unhealthy eating. How often do you hear of a ninety-nine cent special on a salad? Americans like there ...
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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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3,927 words9; Why would anyone feel the need to write an entire book on such a mundane topic such as sugar? Look around at some food products you might have and you will realize that many if not all of them contain sugar in some form or another. For example, a can of soda, which most people drink everyday, contains (depending on the brand) approximately 40 grams of sugars. Look further and you might find that even things such as cheese or chips or soup contain several grams of sugar in them. The wide di...
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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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2,683 wordsProper nutrition is Nutrition Nutrition Proper nutrition is a vital need in our bodies today. Without it, we couldnt perform our daily tasks such as going to school, playing sports, or just walking around a store. All of these activities require your body to be in good physical health. A good way to do that is to plan a regular exercise workout, and to eat the proper foods that give you the much needed nutrition. Prior to strenuous activity it is imperative that the body has the required amounts...
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2,047 wordsAnalytic Eating Disorders Chris Figueredo Analytic and Persuasive Writing Eating Disorders Eating Disorders are becoming commonplace in American society. Many factors are leading people into eating habits that are dangerous to their health. The four main types of eating disorders are; Anorexia nervosa, Bulimia, Anorexia athletic, and Binge Eating (Zero 2). A person who has one of these disorders is in risk of serious health problems which could eventually lead to death. Regonizing the warning si...
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1,312 wordsChildhood Child Obesity Childhood Obesity Childhood obesity is more prevalent today than ever before. Our children for the future are being failed. Healthy living needs to be taken more seriously. More and more households have both parents working full-time jobs to provide shelter, food, and clothing for their families. Providing the basic necessities is not enough for a healthy family. Parents need to become more involved with their childs life. Child obesity has been medically proven to increa...
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Commit Suicide Committed Suicide
1,069 wordsEveryday 700 people between the ages of fifteen and twenty-four attempt suicide. An estimated 5, 000 teens a year commits suicide in the United States. This makes suicide the second leading cause of death for teens in our country. Many of these suicides appear like accidents. Suicide is a great problem in America. (McGuire, 1990) Suicide has a terrible affect on families. It is very hard for anyone to get over the loss of a person, especially a young person. Statistics show that parents that loo...
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