Healthy Eating Papers

  • Weight Mangemnt

    998 words, 4 pages

    America is one of the richest countries in the world. It should be one of the healthiest countries too, but Americans are the unhealthiest people in the world. We might live in a country with good technology and good power, but we have the poorest knowledge of nutrition. Obesity in adults has increase by 60% within the past 20 years. Obesity in children has tripled in the past 30 years. Obesity has double between 1980 and 2004. They predict by 2015, 75% of adults will be overweight and 41% will be obese (Roth 262). By 2030 it’s estimate that the American adult will be overweight or obese (Rot

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    Balanced Diet Contributes To Overall Good Health

    1497 words, 6 pages

    Many Americans struggle to achieve this nutritional stability. The USDA Food Pyramid’s origin arose from research conducted in agricultural chemistry in the late 1800’s By Wilbur Olin Atwater, Ph. D., he was an agricultural chemist who created and controlled the Office of Experiment Stations (OES) for the USDA (USDA, 2008). Atwater performed agricultural research, receiving government funds. One of his main interests was human metabolism. In 1902, Dr. Atwater published a USDA Farmer’s Bulletin which emphasized the importance of variety, proportionality, and moderation for a pattern of healthfu

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