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...Atkins Diet Born on October 17, 1930, Robert Atkins (Bowden, pp. 20-23) laid the foundationstone for a revolution in the field of diet and health science by publishing his book “Atkins Diet Revolution” in the year 1972. Since then, until the year 2003, until the death of Atkins, he published over 17 books but it was during the last years of his life that his diet plan received widespread recognition and following. Based on the four phases of “induction, ongoing loss, pre maintenance, and lifetime maintenance” (Bowden, pp. 20-23), the main principle of Atkins diet was to deprive the body of carbohydrates so that the body could shift the metabolism of the body from breaking down the glucose... ...
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Atkins Diet
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...ATKIN’S DIET Atkin’s Diet of the Under the guidance of Submitted on Introduction The rising rates of obesity and associated health-related problems like metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular diseases, stroke and end-stage renal disease have instigated the need to achieve weight loss and take an appropriate diet that does not increase cholesterol levels. There are many diet plans available for weight reduction. It has been considered that a good diet is one which will allow the user to follow it for a long time and at the same time is good for overall health, both physical and mental (Harvard Medical School, 2007). Thus not all popular diets are good diets. Some of the popular diets are low... Running Head:...
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The new atkins diet
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...Atkins Diet Contents Introduction 2 2. The New Atkins Diet 2 2 Phases 4 2.2 Calories 4 2.3 Associated Research 5 3. Recommendation 7 4. Discussion 8 List of Figures 11 Bibliography 12 The New Atkins Diet 1. Introduction Obesity is a problem that is increasing at alarming rates throughout the world. The disease can lead to disabilities, reproductive problems, accelerated metabolic and vascular diseases, and depression (Satter and Lean 2007). Finding methods for using the workings of the body in order to increase weight loss has been a goal of individuals and medical care professionals in order to support restoration to a healthier lifestyle. The New Atkins Diet is a reconsideration... of the...
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Compare ketogenic diet, the Zone Diet and the Atkins Diet. Compare and evaluate each in light of known science and practical experience
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...diet has a ratio system that splits carbohydrates, proteins, and fats by an aspect of 40/30/30, respectively. There have been mixed empirical results, as with many commercial diets, because consumers tend to have different degrees of commitment, and lose weight in different ways. Atkins Diet The Atkins Diet is a marketed diet that is designed with consumers in mind, but can be followed without purchasing. Unlike the Zone Diet, Atkins advocates eliminating carbohydrates as much as possible, especially in the form of breads. People...
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The Atkins and a Vegetarian Diet
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...Atkins and a Vegetarian Diet One of the earliest recorded attempts in the Western world to diet for the purpose of improved health is that of Luigi Cornaro from fifteenth-sixteenth century Padua in Italy. Cornaro, when he was forty, was warned by his doctor that he did not have many years to live because of his excessive eating and drinking; he decided to take matters into his own hands, and reduced his intake of food drastically. He then beat all odds to live a long, productive and full life, well into his nineties; some sources claim that he died a centenarian. His writings recording his lifestyle are both interesting and illuminating....
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Fad Diet
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...diet level of popularity years, the Atkins diet, so d due to the fact that it was promoted and developed by Robert Atkins – anAmerican physician and cardiologist, aimed to resolving the seemingly ever-increasing ratio of obesity that was and continues to be so prominent within American society. The diet itself sprang from an article written by Dr. Alfred Pennington in 1958 entitled “Weight Reduction”. Seizing upon this as inspiration for his unique approach, Richard Atkins popularize the Atkins diet beginning with a series of books first published in 1972. With regards to the longevity that this particular fad diet has enjoyed as compared to many others, it can be said... that the...
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Diet Program
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...DIETING Choosing a Suitable Diet Dr. Atkins, a cardiologist, developed “The Atkins Diet” during the seventies. This is a diet that requires unlimited intake of meats and fats. Whereas other diets stress more vegetables and fruits, this diet stresses more meat and fats. A diet like this is bound to cause health problems. It is totally contrary to the food pyramid. Choosing a Suitable Diet Americans are always looking for a “quick fix,” the main reason weight loss programs and pre-prepared diet foods industries thrive. What over-weight people need is not a diet but a change of life-style. The “Atkins Diet” is one of these many “quick fix” diet. The “Atkins Diet... ” was...
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Biochemistry of Nutrition
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...Atkins diet targets low carbohydrate nutritional intake in the diet of an individual, in which the carbohydrate intake is kept at less than 20 grams of carbohydrate per day. Such a diet means that the other macronutrient components of a diet in terms of proteins and fats are at higher levels to compensate for the low levels of carbohydrates in the diet. This means that Atkins diet places limited restriction on consumption of fat and protein rich foods like meats and cheeses (Hensley, 18). Merits of the Atkins Diet The rationale behind the Atkins diet is that a low carbohydrate diet enhances the potential for weight loss, and the addition of protein and fat... Biochemistry of Nutrition Introduction...
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Persuasive argument
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...Diets: The Atkins Diet may not be the perfect Solution America is a nation primarily founded upon innovation and is, for this reason, filled with women and men who strive to make daily tasks easier and faster. As a result, many tasks are constantly being reinvented especially in the realm of fitness, health, and, most notably, weight-loss. America, considered by numerous people to be the homeland of fad diet, has seen hundreds of fast weight loss programs in the past: the grapefruit diet, the tuna diet, the low sugar diet, the salmon diet and the low-fat diet, just to name a few. While each of these weight loss programs enjoyed a short popularity period, none has rivaled the cult status... College: Fad...
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Obesity
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...Atkins Diet the Solution? Introduction Questionable since its initial launching, the Atkins Diet is the forefront and ideal low-carb, high-fat diet. A number of subsequent diet plans have been largely influenced by the Atkins Diet. After many years of criticism by some professional organisations, the ‘diet revolution’ of Dr. Atkins has been clearly successful (Westman, Phinney, & Volek 2010, 8). The New Atkins Diet promotes consumption of a widely identified health hazard, saturated fats, and ingestion of sodium is also encouraged on the diet programme. The carbohydrate limitations in the diet programme stimulate early loss of weight through reductions in the amount... ?Fighting Obesity: Is the New...
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What Kind of Diet Would Prolong a Healthy Life
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...Diet Would Prolong a Healthy Life (With Reference to Current Thinking on Nutrition, Comparing the Atkins and a Vegetarian Diet) One of the earliest recorded attempts in the Western world to diet for the purpose of improved health is that of Luigi Cornaro from fifteenth-sixteenth century Padua in Italy. Cornaro, when he was forty, was warned by his doctor that he did not have many years to live because of his excessive eating and drinking; he decided to take matters into his own hands, and reduced his intake of food drastically. He then beat all odds to live a long, productive and full life, well into his nineties; some sources claim that he died a centenarian. His writings recording his... What Kind of...
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Current Macroeconomic Situation
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...diet just as Atkins diet recommends Westman, C et al. (2010). I support the Atkins meat diet I must admit that I do not know how it works. For example, I fear that the Atkins diet only recommends taking meat but does not convince one on the reasons for the preference. The argument that one takes only meat and no pasta or read is for one to be likely to lose weight (Pollan, 2007). I... ? Current Macroeconomic Situation Part 3, Omnivore’s Dilemma While the is much interested in mentioningthe read, his argument does not seem to augur well with what he preaches. Most of his writings were pointing away from the bread. However, he tends to preach more about the meat and actually goes to actualize the meat diet ...
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Obesity ( Science)
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...Atkins diet and the Cabbage Soup Diet, the two popular diet plans that may help people to reduce weight and set them free from obesity. Atkins diet was created keeping in mind people who eat too much. These people take in large amounts of carbohydrates daily. The body is designed in a unique way to obtain energy from the food eaten. This is done by burning the carbohydrates... ?Introduction: Obesity has become a major problem in the modern world. It has become a global issue due to unhealthy eating habits as well as people’s changing trend towards junk food. Obesity can be cured only by controlling our diet. People think of taking diet pills, which cause even bigger problems like side effects. The strong ...
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Philosophy Critical Thinking
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...Atkins diet argue that following a high protein, low carbohydrate diet such as the Atkins diet is the best way to lose weight, since on that diet you cut out carbohydrates and it is carbohydrates that are responsible for weight gain. Further evidence they give that the Atkins diet is the way to go is the large number of celebrities who follow it. But nutritionists argue that although the Atkins diet may show immediate results... Answer all questions. This assessment task is out of 30 marks, and is worth 30% of the assessment for the QUESTION 4 marks] Give an example of (i) an argument and (ii) an explanation that could be given for the following statement. Barry is unhappy Explain what makes (i) an arg...
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Analyze diets
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...Diets Introduction Popular weight loss strategies frequently have differing suggestions, which makes it hard toestablish the healthiest beneficial approach to weight loss. Depending on the individual and low carb diet to plan to choose he/she can lose from 5 to 15 pounds within the first two to three weeks. This can be an excellent beginning for somebody who is targeting to lose weight rapidly. Low carb diets are famous for their rapid weight loss in the first weeks (Halton, p.10). This article will compare the South beach diet and Atkins diet similarities and differences. Discussion The Atkins diet and South Beach diet vary in their carb phases, intake, and convenience, giving people more...
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Critically evaluate 3 popular fat-loss programs
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...Atkins, Zone and Learn-just to mention, but a few. The aim of this paper is to make a comparative analysis of three diet programs with the aim of comparing their aspects from a number of perspectives. The review shall look at Atkins, Zone and Learn diets. Atkins Diet The Atkins diet is a ketogenic diet focused on enhancing burning excessive fats in the body. The diet reduces carbohydrate intake so as to switch the metabolism of the body from glucose metabolism to fat ketosis (Agus et al., 2000). Therefore, instead of the body acquiring its energy from glucose metabolism, it switches to burning fats as an alternative energy source. Ketosis is trigged by low insulin levels... and this begins...
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There are many conflicting viewpoints of what forms a healthy diet would be recommended for a prolonged healthy life
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...Atkins or Vegetarian? This paper is a study and comparison of two popular forms of diets with the purpose of finding out which one is better for a prolonged and healthy life. The paper has three parts. The first part is a discussion of basic concepts such as the human body, how it works, the purpose of nutrition, and the importance of health and how the human diet affects all these. Second, the two different forms of diets are analysed, studied, and compared in a more detailed manner, using available scientific evidence to support the arguments used. The third and last part summarises the findings and helps arrive at a verdict as to which diet would result in a prolonged healthy... Which is better:...
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Critical Thinking Issue
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...Atkins diet argue that following a high protein, low carbohydrate diet such as the Atkins diet is the best way to lose weight, since on that diet you cut out carbohydrates and it is carbohydrates that are responsible for weight gain. Further evidence they give that the Atkins diet is the way to go is the large number of celebrities who follow it. Target Argument standardization: cc High protein diet adds to weight... Assessment Task QUESTION 4 marks] Give an example of (i) an argument and (ii) an explanation that could be given for the following ment. Barry is unhappy Explain what makes (i) an argument and (ii) an explanation. ANSWER 1: (i) Example of an ARGUMENT: Barry is unhappy as he is not talking t...
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Blood Sugar Diet
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...diets became rampant in the market (Francis & Stevenson, 2011; Walker & Reamy, 2009; Fleur, et. al., 2010). Blood sugar diets are popular for lowering blood sugar and for losing weight. There are different blood sugar diets such as the high protein low carbohydrate diets, complex carbohydrate diet and the vegan diet. For the high protein low carbohydrate diet, it includes meat, poultry, fish and eggs. Examples of high protein low carbohydrate diets are the Atkins diet, the South Beach diet and the Glycemic Index diet. All these diets allows high protein intake but limits your carbohydrates... ?Because of the increasing obesity rates and the increasing obesity-related illnesses, different blood sugar...
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Losing Weight Research Paper
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...Atkins Diet, the Pritikin Principle, the Zone Diet, South Beach Diet, and Ornish Diet, among others. The tabular presentation below summarizes and highlights the differentiating diet plan theory, with information sourced from Medicine.net: WEIGHT LOSS PROGRAMS FEATURES Atkins Diet High protein, high fat and low carbohydrates... Losing Weight Introduction There have been remarkable intent and focus instigated by health organizations globally on people who have reported to exceed the normal body mass index (BMI), an indicator of maintaining a healthy weight. According to the Centers for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC), the BMI “provides a reliable indicator of body fatness for most people and is used ...
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Women's health
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...Atkins Diet: The founder of Atkins diet – Dr. Robert C. Atkins says that he has proposed “the amazing no-hunger weight-loss plan that has helped millions lose weight and keep it off.” (Kennedy, n.d.). Atkins diet has been designed in such a manner that it follows the “ketosis principle” in that it burns excess body fat. This is achieved by taking-in food that has a highly suppressed amount of carbohydrate while that of protein is enlarged. Human body develops excess fat as a result of high insulin levels that are produced by the excessive in-take of carbohydrates. The high amount of insulin in the blood raises sugar levels considerably... Women’s Health; Diet Introduction: Women have always been...
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The Treatment of Cancer with Diet
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...Diet and colorectal cancer: implications for the obese and devotees of the Atkins diet. 8Colorectal Dis. 2005 Mar;7(2):128-32. 10. Gallus S et al. Does an apple a day keep the oncologist away 8Ann Oncol. 2005 Nov;16(11):1841-4. 11. 8Giacosa et al. Epidemiology Of Diet And Cancer (Ellis Horwood Series in Food Science and Technology) CRC, 1994 - 446 p. 12. Kallay E, Wrba F, Cross HS. Dietary calcium and colon cancer prevention. 8Forum Nutr. 2003;56:188-90. 13. Lee AH, Fraser ML, Meng X, Binns CW. Protective effects of green tea against prostate cancer. 8Expert Rev Anticancer Ther. 2006 Apr;6(4):507-13. 14. Nitenberg G... Cancer is abnormal growth of tissues. Actually term "cancer" is related only to...
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Healthy Diets
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...Atkins or Vegetarian This paper is a study and comparison of two popular forms of diets with the purpose of finding out which one isbetter for a prolonged and healthy life. The paper has three parts. The first part is a discussion of basic concepts such as the human body, how it works, the purpose of nutrition, and the importance of health and how the human diet affects all these. Second, the two different forms of diets are analysed, studied, and compared in a more detailed manner, using available scientific evidence to support the arguments used. The third and last part summarises the findings and helps arrive at a verdict as to which diet would result in a prolonged healthy... Which is better:...
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Classification and division essay
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...Diets The most popular diets are : Atkins diet, South Beach Diet, Cabbage Soup Diet, DASH Diet, and Blood Type Diet. The Atkins Diet was created by Dr. Robert Atkins based upon a low-carbohydrate diet. He used this diet to overcome his personal struggle with obesity. The South Beach Diet become popular in the past decade since many celebrities achieved weight loss through this diet designed by cardiologist Arthur Agatston and dietitian Marie Almon. The main approach of the diet is a low-fat diet that that would... The list is composed of the following: hobbies, diets, vertebrates, and hypertension. The first category is hobbies which is defined as activity done during recreational time. The second...
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Body Size
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...Diet Atkins Diet NutriSystem Weight Watchers Answer the following in one to two complete sentences: 1) Approach to weight loss The Atkins diet uses a controlled carbohydrates approach to treat nutritional disorders and obesity. By eating fewer carbs, the body is transformed from a carb-burning machine to a fat-burning machine. NutriSystem offers weight loss programs using prepackaged food with low glycemic carbohydrates and the right amounts of protein and fiber. The Weight Watchers approach to weight loss is hinged on four pillars - behavior, promoting healthy habits; smarter... Body Size Body Size Journal Day Remy is a 54-year old housemaid, weighs around 150 pounds and stands 4 feet 11 inches. ...
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PSYCHOLOGY OF ADJUSTMENT-Unit 2, question # 1
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...diet? In general, diets are an extremely prevalent phenomenon within America. From the South Beach Diet to the Atkins diet, every program claims to know the secret to health and fitness. However, regardless of the popularity of these programs, most are lacking in one key area: balance. According to Karen Duffy and Eastwood Atwater, authors of the book entitled Psychology for Living, a well-balanced diet is made up of a variety of healthy food groups, which is specially geared toward a person based on their gender, body type, and activity levels. In general, a well-balanced diet includes a good mixture of substances such as “proteins, carbohydrates... Question Discuss what makes for a well-balanced...
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Dieting Essay
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...Atkins Diet in the early seventies. This diet went to an extreme, permitting the eating of all fats and only non-vegetarian food, accompanied by drinking a great many glasses of water a day. It initially helped people to lose weight rapidly, and was considered a wonder diet. However, Bupa, a leading private health care provider in Britain, reports that this diet was criticised as being imbalanced (hardly any carbohydrates) and overloading the kidneys with toxins (based as it was on only animal protein). (Bupa.com... Informative Speech What Kind of Diet Leads to a Long and Healthy Life We are what we eat. Each of us, I am sure, is interested in knowing what kind of eating ensures a long, productive and...
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Health Sciences - Fad Diets
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...diet hoping to sell them, only for them to generate controversy over time. One of the controversial fad diets is the Atkins diet, which people know for its carbohydrate-restricting rules. Dr. Atkins developed this diet allowing users to take a diet rich in protein while having no carbohydrate at all. The diet seemed to work for many people, but others reported to have negative side effects. For instance, the Atkins diet seemed to promote consumption of many saturated fats not to mention causing bad breath and reducing intake of essential nutrients. Another controversial fad diet is the cabbage... ? Fad Diet Fad Diet Social acceptance rather than scientific backing has sustained use of specific diets as...
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Fad Diets
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...diet hoping to sell them, only for them to generate controversy over time. One of the controversial fad diets is the Atkins diet, which people know for its carbohydrate-restricting rules. Dr. Atkins developed this diet allowing users to take a diet rich in protein while having no carbohydrate at all. The diet seemed to work for many people, but others reported to have negative side effects. For instance, the Atkins diet seemed to promote consumption of many saturated fats not to mention causing bad breath and reducing intake of essential nutrients. Another controversial fad diet is the cabbage... Fad Diet Fad Diet Social acceptance rather than scientific backing has sustained use of specific diets as...
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Obesity
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...Atkins Diet (whose basis is eating no carbohydrates, but at the same time more protein), which is considered to be one of the most effective ways to cure obesity; however, some researchers claim that it can result in problems with kidneys, as well as depression (caused by the lack of serotonin), and damage of insulin system. (Brims, A., 2005) The best way really is to keep to a "sensible, balanced diet: a large amount of fruit and vegetables, a good portion of protein and a small portion of wholemeal carbohydrates and low saturated fat". (Brims, A., 2005) Getting rid... Obesity 2007 Obesity is a very complicated problem, and its reasons can be different. Primary (alimentary constitutional) obesity is not ...
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In patients with obesity can diet and excercise control weight gain better than weight loss pills lipofuz or Alli
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...Diet, Exercise, and Gastric Banding in Fighting Obesity Importance of Proper Diet and Physical Activities The American Heart Association and the American Dietetic Association has been strongly promoting the importance of following the low-fat dietary guidelines set for individuals who would want to lose their excess weight. On the contrary, the Atkins diet and Zone diet are suggesting the need to cut down on the intake of carbohydrates in a person’s diet. For the reason that the long-term effects of low-fat and low-carbohydrate diet is still unknown, one of the article that was recently... Running head: ARE PREVENTIVE MEASURE A BETTER METHOD Are Preventive Measures a Better Method of Weight Control for...
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Do high protein diets increase the risk of kidney stones
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...Atkins diets have led to the rise and prevalence of kidney stone formation (Siener, 2006). Kidney stones are among the most painful and prevalent of urologic disorders. According to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive Kidney Disease, a kidney stone can be defined as a solid crystallized piece of material that forms in the kidney from substances in the urine. It may be as small as a grain of sand or as large as a pearl. The process of kidney stone formation is medically known as nephrolithiasis or urolithiasis. The most common stones contain calcium in combination with oxalate and/or phosphate. A less common type is caused by urinary tract...
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Fad Diet
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...diets that exists within the current system. Works Cited Hager, Mary G. "The South Beach Solution. (Cover Story)." Vegetarian Times 317 (2004): 62-69. Academic Search Complete. Web. 29 May 2013. Kenney, JJ. "South Beach Diet Heart Program." Communicating Food For Health (2007): 9-10. CINAHL Plus with Full Text. Web. 29 May 2013. Lara-Castro, Cristina, and W Timothy Garvey. "Diet, Insulin Resistance, And Obesity: Zoning In On Data For Atkins Dieters Living In South Beach." The Journal Of Clinical Endocrinology And Metabolism 89.9 (2004): 4197-4205. MEDLINE. Web. 29 May 2013. Simmons, Timothy. "Sizing Up South Beach. It...
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Obesity among American consumers
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...Atkins and South Beach diets, and the launch of a host of new low-carb food products, further illustrates that, if firms can come up with easy and tasty ways to lose weight, then people will rush to try them. The Atkins diet, for example... WEEK IP 2 Week IP 2 Nicholas J. Brown American Intercontinental Week IP 2 Given the trend in obesity among American consumers, which industries stand to benefit the most Why Those industries that sell products related to health, especially those related to foods that promise weight reduction benefit from these trends. The industries include the diet foods and low calorie foods. Those in the food industry that position their products as "health food" stand to gain the...
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Dieting
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...Atkins Diet. The key scientific principle which forms the basis for these diets is the relationship between consumption of carbohydrates and their effects on blood sugar levels and hormone production. It is essential to maintain blood sugar levels in the human body. There are two primary hormones linked to regulating blood sugar levels, which are produced in the pancreas. The first one is the insulin, which lowers blood sugar levels, and the second one is the glucagon, which raises blood sugar levels. Under a low carbohydrate diet program, foods high in digestible carbohydrates such as sugars and starches are limited or replaced with foods containing a higher percentage of proteins... Dieting Dieting can ...
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Strategic Management: Strategic Choices(slp)
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...Atkins Diet resulted to a strong customer’s loyalty leading to an increase of the company sales and profits. Pricing strategies Coca-Cola Company adopts prices that are affordable by the consumers. Even though the recent economic crises affected the sales of the company as a result of the low purchasing power, the company maintains low prices without compromising the quality of its brands. Categorizing the Coca-Cola strategic choices The branding and pricing techniques adopted by Coca-Cola are inline... Running head: Strategic Management: Strategic Choices Strategic Management: Strategic Choices 9th January 2012 Abstract Strategic choices that Coca-Cola Company has recently adopted include appropriate ...
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Understanding carbohydrates
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...diets, such as the Atkins diet, discourage the intake of carbohydrates. These diet programs have become controversial because of the possible negative effects of minimal or zero intakes of carbohydrates, coupled with eating unhealthy fatty food. It is generally advised that people choose the type of carbohydrates they eat... Understanding Carbohydrates Amanda Bullock Anatomy & Physiology Mrs. Sanders Virginia College Understanding Carbohydrates Carbohydrates are a major source of energy needed for accomplishing everyday physical activities and bodily functions. According to the Canadian Sugar Institute (1997), carbohydrates make up for 40 to 80 percent of the total food energy intake among humans...
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Personal Reflection on Health and Wellness
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...diets have been developed such as the Atkins diet, Southbeach diet, the GM diet and so many more. Sometimes, these diets contradict each other in recommending which foods to eat or avoid that people get confused on what is the truth. Thinking about these things convince me that good health practices should start from childhood. If children have been trained to eat healthy, engage in exercise or more physical activities instead of just being entertained passively by electronic media, then they do not grow up to be adults who are obsessed to regaining their health and fitness. For me, health... ?Personal Reflection on Health and Wellness I consider myself a strong and healthy person. I came from Saudi...
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...diets have been developed such as the Atkins diet, Southbeach diet, the GM diet and so many more. Sometimes, these diets contradict each other in recommending which foods to eat or avoid that people get confused on what is the truth. Thinking about these things convince me that good health practices should start from childhood. If children have been trained to eat healthy, engage in exercise or more physical activities instead of just being entertained passively by electronic media, then they do not grow up to be adults who are obsessed to regaining their health and fitness. For me... Personal Reflection on Health and Wellness I consider myself a strong and healthy person. I came from Saudi Arabia to...
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Personal Reflection on Health and Wellness
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...diets have been developed such as the Atkins diet, Southbeach diet, the GM diet and so many more. Sometimes, these diets contradict each other in recommending which foods to eat or avoid that people get confused on what is the truth. Thinking about these things convince me that good health practices should start from childhood. If children have been trained to eat healthy, engage in exercise or more physical activities instead of just being entertained passively by electronic media, then they do not grow up to be adults who are obsessed to regaining their health and fitness... Personal Reflection on Health and Wellness I consider myself a strong and healthy person. I came from Saudi Arabia to the Unite...
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Low Glycemic Index Diet on Weight Loss
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...Diet on Weight Loss For the past decade, there has been a global recognition of establishing and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. The quest for healthy living is often directly related to losing extra pounds and sustaining a normal weight. There has been a wide popularity of diet fads like the Atkins and South Beach which promise to trim off excess fat. In line with this, a study conducted by Dr. Helle Hare-Bruun of the Copenhagen University Hospital and colleagues reveal that "staying away from simple carbohydrates and eating plenty of fiber may help women avoid packing pounds on as they get older" (Low Glycemic Index 1). The aim of the study was to find... the correlation between glycemic...
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Reducing Obesity
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...Atkins diet, Zone Diet, Weight Watchers and Ornish diets are some of the famous diets recommend by doctors. Some diets have focused on reducing calories by using a low carbohydrate diet. Low carbohydrate diets are essential in fighting coronary heart disease (Strauss, 91, 2000). Low carbohydrate and non energy restricted diets have been found to effective in inducing weight loss. Premenopausal women have been the greatest beneficiaries of Atkins Diet. An individual's insulin secretion is the best criteria for the selection of a person's diet. The glycaemic index factor ranks foods based on their effect on blood sugar levels. Low... Running Head: Reducing Obesity Reducing Obesity of Reducing Obesity ...
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Do you agree that fat is a feminist issue why or why not
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...dieting, bingeing and selfhatred for ten years, she got renewed within six months after enrolling for a course on compulsive eating (Wilson par. 5). Women do crazy things in the name of growing thin; some vomit food until it even comes out of the nostrils, some do laxatives, others exercise twice a day for two and a half hour sessions per session, while others try diets such as atkins diet, cabbage soup, south beach and the zone and the long list of despair and self hatred continues. Women count calories, measure grams offat, drink very bitter tasting juices for weeks just to look good on the beach. After doing all this, they realize they feel a lot... Do You Agree That Fat Is A Feminist Issue?...
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Coca Cola and their Marketing techniques
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...diets such as the Atkins Diet, Coca... THE COCA COLA COMPANY TABLE OF CONTENTS: INTRODUCTION History of the coca cola company Products produced THE COCA COLA COMPANY REPORT Market share Marketing strategies of the coca cola company Financial report of the company CONCLUSION REFERENCES INTRODUCTION: Company history The Coca-Cola Company is one of the world's largest food and beverage companies. The companies main office is located in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A. In 1884 a pharmacist named John Smith Pemberton invented a wine which he named the Pemberton French wine coca, he later developed a non alcoholic drink made from the coca leaves of south America which was flavored with kola nuts, hence the ...
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Diet
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...Diet Diet Introduction In terms of nutrition, diet is an aspect of health that is composed of the sum of food an organism consumes. A healthy diet implies intake of specific nutrition for the purpose of health management in terms of lowering health risks including cancer, hypertension, diabetes, heart disease and obesity (Cutler & Lleras-Muney 2013). Further, a healthy diet primarily involves consumption of vegetables, whole grains and fruits that meet caloric needs and provide adequate water, fibre, phytochemicals and essential nutrients. This paper will outline the negative effects diet...
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Aspects of United States society in the late 20th century and aspects of life in the contemporary U.S
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...Atkins" diet by placing low carbohydrate salads and wraps that are "Atkins approved." Subway uses advertisements with slim attractive actors who have gone on the "Subway" diet, eating a six-inch cold cut sandwich everyday and losing fifty pounds! If one has ever noticed, fast food restaurants are everywhere and open at all times. Most nice restaurants in America are only open for dinner or lunch, but all the drive-throughs are open at any time and only take about ten minutes to get what people want. Children in America, who grow up with two working parents, which is the majority of American children, eat a lot of fast food because their parents dont have the time to cook a healthy, home... Running Head: ...
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Weight Loss Diets
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...Diets There are various popular diets available in the market, varying in type and amount of regulated food. Based on the type of prescribed food, the weight loss diets are mainly categorized in high protein and low carbohydrate diets, high carbohydrate and low fat diets, calorie-based diets, gluten-free diets, nutritarian diets, and FAD diets (Compare diets 2014). High Protein and Low Carbohydrate Diets High protein and low carbohydrate diets are available in different names and brands such as, Paleo, South Beach, Dukan, Atkins etc., but all are based on the common principle, i.e., to lower the carbohydrate... Weight Loss Diets Introduction The word diet is evolved from the Latin word dieta and French...
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Low carbohydrates diets lead to weight loss transformation, but leave lasting harms of mental illness and depression
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...diet program. No other calorie intake parameter was given except for a low carbohydrate food parameter. The volunteers were kept on this diet for 6 months. After the given time period tests were run to study the physiological changes of the body. It was seen that 95% of the volunteers lost weight (Westman et al, 2002). Atkins diet (high fat, high protein and low carbohydrates) is much more efficient than the low fat diet and this fact has been established experimentally by Foster et al who conducted a research study on obese... INTRODUCTION Escaping from the grasps of weight problems and obesity many have become what we know today as fitness freaks. There is increased and widespread consciousness about...
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Activities of KKD in the International Market
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...diet tendencies (for example the Atkin’s diet) can also influence purchasing. Culturally citizens in the UK do not have any trendy following for foodstuff brands as in the USA. This involves more expenditure for business organization advertising necessary to convince customers to stay faithful. 5)      Technology: Due to certain difficulties (nature) in preparing and purchasing foods, products, some technical trends have... ?International Business Activities of KKD in the International Market: As of January 28, 2007, there are a total of 123 Krispey Kreme stores operating internationally, out of which 66 are satellite units. The stores are located in Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan,...
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McDonald's Marketing
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...Atkins’ diet... McDonald’s Marketing Profile McDonalds is the world’s leading global fast food service retailer with more than 30,000 local restaurants serving nearly 50 million people in more than 119 countries each day. Its golden arches have become synonymous with hamburgers and are one of the worlds most recognised, well-known and valuable brands. It holds a leading share in the globally branded quick service restaurant segment of the casual informal eating-out market and garners about 43.6% of the market and had revenues in 2004 to the tune of $19.07 billion, with net income at $2.75 billion. It has currently served 100million customers and is 50 years young. It has become the epitome of globali...
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