Hypertension

Our paper discusses the importance of nutrition and how it plays a part on our health. Specifically focusing on the disorder, hypertension. Hypertension is the medical diagnosis term used for when a person has high blood pressure. Blood pressure is a measurement of the force against the walls of your arteries as your heart pumps […]

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Nutrition Portfolio Assignment

The three things I have learned from this class are the different classifications of vitamins (fat and water-soluble) and the importance of each vitamin. This course enabled me to learn about the energy nutrients; Fat, Carbohydrates, Protein, and Alcohol. Although, alcohol isn’t considered to be a nutrient because it interferes with the body’s growth, maintenance, […]

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Nutrition for Patients with Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes Mellitus

Nutrition for Patients with Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes Mellitus: This Discussion Board topic focuses on the relationship between nutrition and cardiovascular disease (most notably hypertension), and between nutrition and diabetes. As a nurse, you may be providing care to clients who are at risk or have already been diagnosed with Cardiovascular Disease and/or Diabetes Mellitus. […]

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Function of Liver

* The liver is a part of the digestive system, but it does much more than simply process food intake. It is responsible for producing substances that will break down fats and lipids, making foods more digestible. vIt also produces several amino acids, which are essential to protein production, without which a body could not […]

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Obsession of Weight Loss in Modern Society

Media and celebrities place extreme amount of pressure on women to maintain a slender figure. Through childhood to adulthood, we are bombarded with images of stick skinny woman and this is the way almost everyone wants to look. Although there are other factors the media is the primary source of obsession with being thin. Why […]

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Taking Care of Yourself

In this paper I chose to write about Healthy vs. Happy. I will talk about the relevance of being happy and healthy from my perspective. Taking great care of my body has always been important to me. With that being said not only do I like to take care of my body, but also it […]

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