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  • Metabolic Syndrome Essay

    metabolic syndrome has been associated with atherosclerosis, inflammatory disorders, polycystic ovarian syndrome, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, and oxidative stress (Bruce & Cagampang, 2011). Metabolic syndrome is not only an affliction of aging populations; since the 1980s, obesity rates among American children ages two to five years have doubled (Pharmacy Times, 2011). Currently, about 10% of children less than two years of age and 20% of children ages two to five years are obese (Pharmacy Times, 2011). Epidemiologist David Freedman from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that overweight five year olds are ten times more likely to become obese adults than five year olds within a healthy BMI range for age (Blue,…

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  • Insulin Resistance Syndrome Research Paper

    Introduction What is Insulin Resistance Syndrome? Insulin Resistance Syndrome is a proven facilitator of an alarming number of chronic illnesses in the United States. In order to understand the severity of insulin resistance syndrome, it is vital to recognize the important role that insulin plays in the human body (Reaven, 1995). Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas which is instrumental in the body’s use of digested food for energy. The body’s digestive tract breaks down…

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  • Dr. Lustig's Sugar Theory

    actual sugar, say if sugar was a bad thing, then it would be looked down upon and taken off from any kind of processed food as well as sweetened beverages. The sugar would be taken out, but it will be substituted with something different that will be considered much better than sugar therefore it could be worse. The way that sugar goes through the body is that the glucose is used up as energy and the fructose be dumped into the liver due to an attempt to make it into energy. Although compared to…

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  • Gout Essay

    Because uric acid levels are associated with metabolic syndrome and Ralph has high cholesterol, blood pressure and glucose it is recommended that he lose some weight to help reduce some of his gout symptoms. Based on Ralph’s height and weight it is estimated that he consumes at total of 2,457 kcal/day. In order for Ralph to lose close to a pound a week it is recommended that he decrease his calorie intake to about 2,000 kcal/day, see Appendix B for detailed meal plan. Ralph’s meal plan will…

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  • Sedentary Lifestyle Health Concerns: Data Analysis

    diet. (van Uffelen et al., 2010) The list of serious sedentary health issues relevant to office employees due to the decrease in active work and the increase of sedentary activity are summarized in Table 2. Figure 1: Adult Activity Distribution during Waking Hours Figure 1. Distribution of adult activity during their waking hours. Adapted from “Too much sitting: a novel and important predictor of chronic disease ?” by N. Owen, A. Bauman, and W. Brown, 2009, British Journal of Sport…

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  • Chronic Stress

    Hans Selye found that stress causes a series of physiological reactions within our bodies that he labeled the general adaptation syndrome (Kendall-Reed & Reed, 2004, p. 45; Ciccarelli & White, 2015, p. 430). The general adaptation syndrome comprises a pattern of responses that occur in three sequential stages. First, the body responds to a stressor with an alarm reaction, which causes increased heart rate, blood pressure, and blood sugar (Ciccarelli & White, 2015, p. 430; Kendall-Reed & Reed,…

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  • Two Types Of Stress

    Stress can be a reaction to a small situation such as running late for work or it can last a long time if you’re dealing with problems at work, the death of a family member or several of other situations. It can also be defined as a state of emotional strain that normally results from a demanding situations. Stress can become harmful when it starts to interfere with your everyday life. Crum, Alia, Salovey, and Shawn Achor Rethinking Stress (Journal of Personality and Social Psychology) Vol.104,…

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  • Ridgeland Mississippi Case Study

    Ridgeland Mississippi is a thriving community, which is positioned between Jackson, Mississippi and Madison, Mississippi. According to City-Data of Ridgeland (n.d.), Ridgeland’s population in 2013 was 24,427 with 11,160 males and 13,267 females. The land area is 15.9 square miles with a population density of 1,535 people per square mile. Ridgeland’s median resident age is 36.3 years old, compared to Mississippi’s median age, which is 36.6. The estimated median household income for Ridgeland is…

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  • Metabolic Syndrome Case Study Essay

    In the United States, 33% of adults are diagnosed with metabolic syndrome (also syndrome X or the dysmetabolic syndrome) and has been growing since (Brown et al., 2013). Individuals who are diagnosed with dysmetabolic syndrome increases their risk for coronary artery disease, stroke, and type II diabetes. People with the syndrome X may be classified as obese in the abdominal area, high blood pressure, elevated fasting glucose, dyslipidemia with elevated LDL cholesterol, low HDL cholesterol and…

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  • Two Different Types Of Stress Essay

    In today’s world, we are constantly busy, whether attending school, going to work every day, or even taking a stroll at the park; we humans are constantly feeling the pressure of stress. However, not everyone experiences the same form of stress. There are many different types of stress such as: psychical stress, mental stress, emotional stress, and much more. Just as there are many forms of stress there are even many more causes of stress. These can result from pressures at work, economic or…

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