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Folate or Folic Acid
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As many as 20% of older people may be deficient in vitamin B12, also know as cobalamin. It was the most recent vitamin to be discovered and in the late 1940s, it was identified as the essential nutrient that caused pernicious anemia, a potentially fatal disease primarily affecting older adults.… Dementia and pernicious anemia can develop and both conditions…
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Protein supplements for enhancing sport performance
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(Insert name) (Name of course instructor) (Course) (Date) Protein Supplements for Enhancing Sports Performance Athletes and sports personalities are always on a quest to better their performance in the field or track every time they are in action. This performance is not only enhanced by the vast amount of time that they spend training, but more so by the food that they choose to eat - their diet (Karinch 31).…
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Folic acid food fortification is associated with a decline in neuroblastoma
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Adequate levels of folic acid at the time of conception and in the initial stages of pregnancy have been shown to reduce the incidence of babies developing neural… Neuroblastoma is one of the most common cancers affecting children today, forming 8%-10% of the total seen from birth through age 14 years.  It affects one in every 6,000 to 7,000 children in North…
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Multivitamin supplements linked to risk of early death among elderly women
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Running Head: Multivitamin Supplements & Elderly Women Multivitamin Supplements & Elderly Women Multivitamin Supplements & Elderly Women There are several on-going debates in the world of medicine, each of which is not possible to resolve absolutely, due to the high amounts of research that supports each of their sides.… This way the information that the media…
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Protein
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Like glutamine, alanine is a very important resultant of amino acid degradation that is used in the body. Alanine is the product of transamination of pyruvate that… The enzyme which is required for these processes to occur is alanine amino transferase. Proteins have various functions. They are broken down to amino acids which then provide energy to the body.…
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Individual assignment (report)and oral presentation
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FOLATE IN ESCS PREGNANCY SUPPLEMENT This paper examines and explores the implications of folate and its derivatives especially to fetal development during pre and early pregnancy. It also reports the significances of folate to the unborn child, both the positive, negative and controversial issues surrounding folic acid administration.… Folate occur naturally…
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Dietary Supplements Summary
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Dietary supplements are minerals, vitamins and other less familiar substances including amino acids, botanicals, animal extracts, enzymes and herbals that add (but not substitute) to diet. Taking dietary supplements could benefit one in several ways. … Even so, dietary supplements pose biological risks to the body because of their active ingredients. As such,…
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The effect of total omega 3 fatty acid intake on blood homocysteine and C-reactive protein in Cuban Americans with and without t
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The Effect of Total Omega 3 Fatty Acid Intake on Blood Homocysteine and C-Reactive Protein in Cuban Americans With and Without Type 2 Diabetes Grade Course (November 28th, 2013) The results suggest positive associations between omega 3 fatty acids and homocysteine quartiles but not CRP levels, controlling for a number of additional measures.… Adipocytes are…
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Dietary supplements (e.g vitamins,herbal extracts,etc)
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It will review contemporary science on the efficacy and safety of using dietary supplements. The study will give recommendations to… Amino acids, which are the individual building blocks of proteins, are part of these substances. The supplements can come in form of pills, tablets, capsule, or liquid form. They add to the usual daily diet and must not be…
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Aristolochic Acid
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Aristolochic acid is made of a mixture of both aristolochic acid I and aristolochic acid II in a 1:1 ratio. Aristolochic acid is highly carcinogenic (cancer-causing) and nephrotoxic (harms the nephrons in the kidneys) [1]. Normally, this type of acid is found in several natural, botanical products sold commonly as 'traditional medicines' and in diet-supplements/weight loss preparations [11].…
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Weight Management. Dietary Supplements
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The use of vitamin and mineral supplements has been available for numerous years to individuals of all ages. Some physicians have recommended supplements to patients for improvement to personal health… While not every vitamin and mineral is present in every individual’s food consumption pattern, a person can take an active interest in what foods contain…
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Literature review of supplements and erogoeinc aids used by cycling athletes
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Literature review of supplements and erogoeinc aids used by cycling athletes Professional cycling is among the most physically demanding sports with a combination of extreme duration, intensity and frequency of the physical demand. Professional cyclists have approximately 100 race-days in a year with races ranging from 200 to 3000 and more kilometers on different terrains with different requirements for physical endurance, terrains like roads, mountains, cross road etc.…
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Protein and Amino Acid
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Proteins are the building blocks of human body and are very essential nutrient. Amino acids and the basic units of proteins and are called the building blocks of protein. In general proteins are obtained food sources, such as meats and other animal products such as eggs, cheese and milk.… A lack of amino acids in daily diet will have a greater impact on all…
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Literature review of supplements and erogoeinc aids used by cycling athletes
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Professional cycling is among the most physically demanding sports with a combination of extreme duration, intensity and frequency of the physical demand. Professional cyclists have approximately 100 race-days in a year with races ranging from 200 to 3000 and more kilometers on… The cyclists covered 694 kilometers at an average speed of 28.9 kilometers/h with…
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Omega 3 fatty acids (and their role) in Nutrition
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They perform several important physiological functions. Rich dietary sources of omega-3 fatty acids include flaxseeds and cold water fishes. Omega-3 fatty… These are termed essential fatty acids, because they are mandatory nutrients for health, but cannot be synthesized by the body. There is a general scientific consensus that the consumption of omega-3 fatty…
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Discuss and Evaluate how to Improving Prenatal nutrition in the UK
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Inappropriate maternal nutrition has proved to yield adversative birth outcomes and associated maternal complications. “However, it is important to note that the relationship between… other’s prenatal nutrition and birth outcome as the knowledge provide a basis for understanding and design of nutritional interventions for the improvement of positive birth…
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Assignment 6b: Short-answer Questions Overview
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Good sources of calcium include low-fat dairy products including milk, cheese, and yogurt; calcium-fortified products, including orange… It’s especially important for pregnant women to get enough iron in their daily diets - for themselves and their growing babies. Good sources of iron may include meat sources which are more easily absorbed by the body than…
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Asthma
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of Australia defines asthma as a reversible narrowing of the airways of the lungs and symptoms include wheezing, coughing (particularly at night), chest tightness, difficulty breathing and shortness of breath (www.nationalasthma.org.au). Asthma is a treatable disease, however… Asthma is caused by either a narrowing or block in the bronchial tubes. The…
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Supplements, nutrients, and stored energy to the proper function of the human body
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“A nutritional intake that provides all the key components of nutritional products being carbohydrates, vitamins, proteins and fluids is significant for supply of energy and provision of necessary… Nutritional supplements are products from foods used for the support of good health and treatment of illnesses. According to the dietary supplement health and…
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HW205: Vitamins, Herbs and Nutritional Supplements
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However, when it comes to vitamins a different situation is being analyzed. Vitamins are those organic nutrients that are essential for us and… However, they are required in small amounts for various body functions such as growth, metabolism, physical and mental activity etc. There are 13 vitamins that have been discovered so far and each vitamin has its own…
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The Food and Drug Administration should regulate the content of vitamins and supplements to ensure the American public is safe
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Are you interested in having large muscles or a 20/20 eyesight? Search no more for the answers for dietary supplements are here. No need to go to the drug store. Just take a 10 minute drive by the grocery store and you can get… Dietary supplements are defined under the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA) as products that contain the one or a…
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Pregnancy Nutrition - A Healthy Diet will Ensure a Healthy Baby
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This paper demonstrates the needs of pregnancy nutrition for women to ensure a healthy delivery. As was discussed in this paper, the nutritional facts that are required during pregnancy to have a comfortable delivery with minimum medical complications… This is the time when women take more care of their health, nutrition and lifestyle to ensure a healthy…
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Microorganisms in Nature and Biotechnology
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The objective of this essay is to critically analyze the role of microbes in biogeochemical cycles, agriculture, medical microbiology, food technology and biotechnology. Rapid advancements in the research and application of microbial studies have been observed by modern-day science.… This research will begin with the statement that a microorganism or…
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Effect of Docosahexaenoic Acid in Dog Food
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Dogs have a long history of co-habitation with humans. They are considered as man's best friend and have become the most common pet animals throughout the world. In developed countries, more and more people are having dogs as their pets. Parallel to this is the rise in the quality of welfare afforded to dogs.… Dog foods are designed to give the proper…
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Discuss the role of hydrocholoric acid in protecting the body from disease.Explain signs and symptoms associated with low gastric acidity
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It not only plays a crucial role in digestion but also helps in the protection of the body against some organism that may cause disease. it is a powerful gastric secretion… Moreover, chronic conditions such as asthma, allergies and gallstones have been implicated in the reduced acid secretion (Ahmed 34). Most common age related factors, that causes impaired…
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