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    Why Nutrition Is Nutrition

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    BLESSING OGUNBANWO INTRO TO NUTRITION T&R 9am-10:15am WHAT IS NUTRITION? When I hear the word “nutrition”, what comes to mind is nutrients. In other words, nutrition is related to nutrients. In my own understanding, nutrition is the study of nutrients that we consume, how those nutrients help our bodies when taken in right proportions, and how they can harm our bodies when taken in excess. Nutrition helps our understanding of the chemicals in our foods. Nutrition helps us as individuals to check and balance our diet. In addition, when I hear nutrition, I imagine healthy foods. I believe studying nutrition helps individuals make healthy choices regarding their diet. What is Nutrition? Nutrition is the science of foods and the nutrients and the other substances they contain, and of their actions within the body which may include ingestion, digestion, absorption, transport, metabolism, and excretion (Whitney & Rolfes, 2011).…

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    Nutrition

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    Nutrition is vital for various reasons. There are diverse sorts of supplements, vitamins, minerals, and so on the body needs keeping in mind the end goal to work legitimately. Sustenance is likewise critical when you are battling a sickness or recuperating from harm. A few individuals who have certain maladies require a particular measure of supplements to offer them some assistance with maintaining or enhance their condition. While it appears glaringly evident why our bodies require a…

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    Third, schools need to implement a program that focuses on nutrition and the importance of physical activity. There should be a program that is set up by the state, that is required, that every school should follow. This program will ensure that the schools follow a set of guidelines that will promote healthy eating and physical activity. This program should be led by a council made up of parents, teachers, and health care providers. In addition, the program will ensure that the schools provide…

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    Nutrition plays an important role in prevention of health conditions like increased illness, reduced quality of life and premature death as well as chronic diseases. Diet low in fibre and high in calories, fats, saturated fat, cholesterol and salts are associated with increased risk of coronary heart diseases, cancer, stroke, diabetes, obesity and pregnancy problems. We majorly rely on three major crops i.e. wheat, rice and maize for 60 % of the world’s calories. To secure our future, our crops…

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    Nutrition In Schools

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    Introduction One of the major concerns among school board members nationwide is school nutrition. Nutrition is the process by which organisms take in and utilize food material changing it to living tissues. Do schools or school board members understand the whole scope of nutrition or the impact good nutrition has on our children in their meals they receive on a daily basis? Since the late 1900’s, nutrition in schools has become a nationwide social and economic issue. There are many reason…

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    Nutrition In Families

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    Physical activity and nutrition in families are still important. I believe that physical activity and nutrition is a public health issue because it’s almost nonexistent, it’s not being taught as much. It is still important to embrace the benefits of physical activities and nutrition. In this new day there are a lot of processed products that have come along in order to satisfy families that are always on the go. Physical activity and nutrition the old fashion way like outside play and going by…

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    Poor Nutrition

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    In researching the responsible conditions poor nutrition underprivileged urban areas within the United States, I quickly learned how multifaceted the complications that lead to poor nutrition are. However, in understanding the complicated nature of food deserts, I have begun thinking about what the food policy in aid of impoverished areas that need better nutrition might look like. What I essentially learned from my prior research was that the major culprits of poor nutrition are high prices for…

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    Nutrition Test

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    Nutrition Test DO NOT WRITE ON THIS TEST ! Directions: Read each of the following multiple choice questions and choose the best answer. Write down the letter of your answer on your own sheet. By the way, the answer to the first question is A. 1. Nutrients are: a. substances in food that your body needs in order to grow, have energy, and stay healthy. b. substances in food that your body doesn’t need because we already have enough in our bodies. c.…

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    Nutrition Argument

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    All though there are many good things about the solutions previously mentioned, they might raise some questions and arguments. An argument that could arise is that implementing nutrition into the curriculum could take away learning time from other subjects. This is not likely going to pose a threat though. The nutrition class would not be everyday; it would be monthly. By doing this, students can still benefit from a nutrition class, but it wouldn’t interfere with other academic subjects. The…

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    Nutrition And Racism

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    Health and Nutrition Among College Students and How Racism May Affect Health Obesity is one of the greatest issues in America. We tend to live fast lives and do not have the time to cook meals, so we turn to fast food and processed food. These foods can take a detrimental tole on the body especially in conjunction with a lack of exercise. College students often bogged down by their schedules do not have the time or the budget to eat healthy. They often turn to “comfort food” and other unhealthy…

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