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Since 2010 I've helped thousands of students do A+ work. I want you to have the best grades, but more importantly I want to help you.

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    •  Since 2010 I've helped thousands of students do A+ work. I want you to have the best grades, but more importantly I want to help you.
    •  Fat- and Water-Soluble Vitamins Research the functions, importance, and role of fat- and water- soluble vitamins. Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in APA format that includes a title page, detailed summary, and separate reference page. Address the following in your paper: Identify the vitamin classification. Why are vitamins an important part of daily nutrient intake? What are fat-soluble vitamins? What are high nutrient sources of these vitamins? What are the functions, benefits, deficiency risks, and toxicity risks of fat-soluble vitamins? What are water-soluble vitamins? What are high nutrient sources of these vitamins? What are the functions, benefits, deficiency risks, and toxicity risks of water-soluble vitamins?
    •  Body Fat and Eating Disorders Paper Write a 350- to 700-word response that explains the associated health problems of the obesity epidemic and eating disorders. Address the following: Describe body composition and the risks associated with excess body fat. Assess factors that influence the obesity epidemic.  What are some health problems associated with anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge- eating disorder? Explain, from a physiological standpoint, how eating disorders may lead to health problems. Provide at least three examples to support your answer.
    •  Healthy Eating, Nutrition, and Exercise Plan Complete a 3-day diet analysis by accessing your SuperTracker and inputting your nutrition intake a second time. Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in APA format, making a healthy eating comparison and creating a personalized nutrition and exercise plan. The plan should be plausible enough to be initiated within the next 30 days and continued throughout your life. Use insights from the SuperTracker, Physical Activity Tracker, the Recommended Dietary Allowances, Recommended Dietary Intakes for your age group and gender, and information from readings. Compare your recent results to the 3-day diet analysis you completed in Week One. How have your nutritional habits changed, if at all, since the first week of class? What key changes have you made or do you need to make to meet the recommendations made by your SuperTracker results? Week 9 Day 7 150 Analyze your diet and exercise results and identify a current health problem or nutritional need you are experiencing, or a health or nutrition problem you can foresee experiencing because of your family history: for example, heart disease or diabetes. Briefly discuss the condition you have chosen.
    •  Understand Your Fats and Fiber Access the American Heart Association web site located on your student page. Read the “Face the Fats: Fats 101” and “Face the Fats: Meet the Fats” sections. Access the Nutrition.gov web site located on your student page. Read the “MedlinePlus: Dietary Fiber” section. Write a 350- to 700-word response in APA format answering the following questions: According to the “Face the Fats” sections, what are bad fats, better fats, and best fats? Define saturated fat, unsaturated fat, trans-fatty acids, and hydrogenated fats. How are trans-fatty acids harmful? What are the functions of fiber and lipids in the body? What are some food sources of dietary fiber? What is the difference between soluble fiber and insoluble fiber? What are some benefits of a high-fiber diet?
    •  Mineral and Water Function Essay Review the “Coconut Water” article located on this week’s Electronic Reserve Readings. Write a 350- to 700-word essay that explains the basic functions and sources of minerals and water in the body. Include what you learned about minerals, water, and dehydration from the article. Provide responses to the following questions:  What are the functions and sources of minerals? What is the function of water in the body?  What is the general effect of dehydration on the body?
    •  Understanding Food Labels Read the How to Understand Nutritional Food Label link located under the “Nutrition Facts Label Programs and Materials” section heading under “Consumers.” Read the Eating Healthier and Feeling Better Using the Nutrition Facts Label page link located on your student page. Watch “The Food Label and You” video. The link is located on your student page. Complete your Understanding Food Labels assignment by providing a 350- to 700-word response in APA format to the Assignments tab. Include the following: Discuss and define what the 5/20 rule is according to the “Food Label and You” video and include an example from your own pantry. Discuss the six key food label facts presented in the “How to Understand Nutritional Food Label” article that can help consumers understand food labels more effectively.
    •  Dietary Supplements Report Write a 700- to 1,050- word report on the use, benefits, and risks associated with dietary supplements. Your paper must be in APA format and include a title page, detailed summary, and separate reference page. Respond to each of the following in your paper: What are dietary supplements? What are some benefits of taking dietary supplements? What are some risks from taking dietary supplements? What are the government regulations surrounding dietary supplements? Choose a health condition—and discuss a condition-specific supplement used to treat and manage the ailment. Discuss the supplement’s implications, dosages, and risks for treating the condition.
    •  SCI 241 / SCI241 / ENTIRE CLASS/COURSE TUTORIAL INCLUDES EVERYTHING LISTED
    •  Assignment: Dehydration· Resource: Nutrition: Everyday Choices· Due Date: Day 7 [Individual] forum· Write a 1,050- to 1,750-word paper about the effects of dehydration. Include answers tothe following:o Why is water essential to health maintenance?o What are the functions of water in the body?o What happens to the body when it does not get the water it needs?o Compare and contrast how different electrolytes—sodium, potassium, and chloride—function in the body.o What effects can alcohol and caffeine have on hydration levels in the body?o What steps can people take to ensure they do not become dehydrated?· Submit your paper in APA format with appropriate citations.· Post as an attachment.
    •  Assignment: Healthy Eating Plan Comparison· Resources: Food Diary, Healthy Eating Plan, and http://www.mypyramidtracker.gov· Due Date: Day 7 [Individual] forum· Complete the Food Diary CheckPoint a second time.· Compare your recent responses to the activity questions with the responses you gave inWeek One.· Use your findings from the comparison and the Healthy Eating Plan paper as referencetools to write a 1,050- to 1,750-word paper, outlining how your nutritional habits havechanged, if at all, since the first week of this class.· Address the following: What changes do you see in your diet? If nothing has changed,explain why. What are you more aware of now when making food choices?· Use appropriate APA references and formatting.· Post as an attachment.
    •  Assignment: Personalized Nutrition and Exercise Plan· Resources: Appendix A, http://www.mypyramid.gov· Due Date: Day 7 [Individual] forum· Describe briefly a current health problem or nutritional need that you are experiencing, ora health or nutrition problem you can foresee experiencing because of your family history.Using insights from the “MyPyramid Plan” Web exercise, the Recommended DietaryAllowances, Recommended Dietary Intakes for your age group and gender, andinformation from readings, develop a realistic nutrition and exercise plan to summarize ina 1,400- to 1,750-word paper. The plan should be plausible enough to be initiated withinthe next 30 days and continued throughout your life.
    •  CheckPoint: Fiber Research· Resource: http://www.americanheart.org· Due Date: Day 4 [Individual] forum· Visit the above Web site and click on the Heart & Stroke Encyclopedia link. Click onthe F in the alphabetical listing, and then click on Fiber. Read about fiber in the onlineencyclopedia.· Read the article, Fibers, Lipids, and Coronary Heart Disease at http://circ.ahajournals.org/cgi/content/full/95/12/2701 and then answer the followingquestions:o What is the function of fiber in the body?o What are some examples of food sources of dietary fiber?o What is the difference between soluble and insoluble fiber?o What are the fiber recommendations for children versus adults, according to thearticle?o What did you learn about fiber that you were not aware of prior to reading thisinformation?· Submit a 200 to 300 word response, remembering to include appropriate APA citations.
    •  CheckPoint: Food Diary· Resources: Appendix B, http://www.mypyramidtracker.gov· Due Date: Day 5 [post to the Individual forum]· Use the free food intake assessment tool located on http://www.mypyramidtracker.gov todocument what you eat during a 3- day period. Use the registration instructions inAppendix B to set up an account with the MyPyramid Tracker Web site. Analyze yourfood intake by answering the following questions:o How does your diet compare to the recommendations you received from the FoodGuide Pyramid? How many servings from each food group did you consume?o How might you modify your diet to get the recommended servings for each foodgroup? What are some nutrient-rich foods that you could add to your daily diet?o Examine the food labels for three of the items included on your food diary. List thefollowing components for each of the items:· Total calories per serving· Percentage of calories from fat· Total amount of carbohydrates (in grams)· Total amount of protein (in grams)· Total amount of fiber (in grams)SCI 241 The Science of NutritionCourse Syllabus Page 11· Post your responses as an attachment.
    •  Assignment: Healthy Eating Plan· Resource: http://www.mypyramid.gov, Food Diary· Due Date: Day 7 [post to the Individual forum]· Visit http://www.mypyramid.gov and click on MyPyramid Plan in the subject listings.· Answer the questions listed and then click on Submit for your customized food pyramid.· Create a healthy eating plan for yourself using your personal recommendations from theWeb site.· Write a 1,400- to 1,750-word paper in APA format outlining your healthy eating plan. Besure to discuss:o Your current eating habits (as documented in the Food Diary CheckPoint)o Your nutritional recommendations based on your customized food pyramid resultso How you intend to implement your healthy eating plan in your daily life· List the various classes of nutrients currently in your diet and their functions, as well asany nutrient- rich foods and nutrient-lacking foods you consume.· Post as an attachment.
    •  CheckPoint: Human Digestion· Due Date: Day 5 [Individual] forum· Complete the Human Digestion activity located athttp://corptrain.phoenix.edu/axia/sci241/sci2 41-digestivetract.htmlSCI 241 The Science of NutritionCourse Syllabus Page 13· Describe, in 200 to 300 words, the path food follows through the digestive system andhow digestion occurs in each of the following parts of the digestive system. Be sure toinclude descriptions of other organs or components of the digestive system, including:o Large intestineo Moutho Small intestineo Stomach· Post your response.
    •  CheckPoint: Multivitamin Review· Resource: Nutrition: Everyday Choices· Due Date: Day 4 [Individual] forum· Examine the label of a jar of multivitamins—either one that you currently take or one thatis sold in a store. Using Tables 8.2 and 8.3 in Ch. 8 (pp. 239-240, 262), and Tables 9.1and 9.6 in Ch. 9 (pp. 288, 307-08), determine if the multivitamin would meet therecommended daily intake for adults for vitamins and minerals. Relate the vitamin andmineral amounts in the multivitamin to your diet. What are some of the benefits you standto receive by taking it every day? Does taking a multivitamin every day raise your intakeof a particular vitamin or mineral to near-toxic levels? What are the consequences oftoxicity?· Post a 200- to 300-word response discussing your findings.
    •  CheckPoint: Protein Article SearchAccording to your text, amino acids are the building blocks of proteins, which are needed forgrowth and the regulation of functions in the body.· Resource: Axia Library· Due Date: Day 5 [Individual] forum· Use the Axia Library (https://axiaecampus.phoenix.edu/secure/gotoLibrary.asp ) to find anarticle related to one of the following topics:o The role of protein in hormone/enzyme functionso How protein assists with immunityo The protein needs of an infant or toddler compared to an adulto The importance of protein in maintaining fluid/electrolyte and pH balanceo Amino acids and how they relate to athleticsSCI 241 The Science of NutritionCourse Syllabus Page 17· Summarize the article in 200 to 300 words, and include appropriate APA citations foryour findings.· Post your response as an attachment.
    •  Discussion Question 1· Due Date: Day 2 [Main] forum· Post your response to the following: Use the Internet to retrieve articles on at least twocommon digestive problems. Suggested resources include:o The Health and Wellness Resource Center located under the Specialized ArticleDatabases in the Axia Library: https://axiaecampus.phoenix.edu/secure/gotoLibrary.asp o http://www.webmd.com o http://journals.elsevierhealth.com/periodicals/yjada/home What are some of the ways these two digestive problems can be remedied or relieved?Do you think home remedies might work better than some of the suggested treatmentmethods you have read about? Why or why not? Explain your answer, includingappropriate APA citations from your database search.3. Discussion Question 2· Due Date: Day 4 [Main] forum· Post your response to the following: Think of some of your favorite foods when you were10 years old. Are they still your favorites? Do you think you will be eating the same foodsyou eat today 20 years from now? What are some of the reasons dietary modificationsmay be needed in different life stages? Give three examples to support your answer.
    •  Discussion Question 1· Due Date: Day 2 [Main] forum· Post your response to the following: In our society, there are weight loss programs thatrecommend low fat, no-fat, or high protein diets. Should we eliminate fats from our dietsaltogether and increase proteins? What are some of the benefits that unsaturated fatsand proteins provide when included in a balanced diet? Explain your answer.3. Discussion Question 2· Due Date: Day 4 [Main] forum· Post your response to the following: If you have ever poured oil into a glass of water, youhave seen that these two substances do not mix. Knowing this, how do lipids movethrough the body so they can be digested and absorbed? How are lipids stored in thebody? Explain your answer.
    •  Discussion Question 1· Due Date: Day 2 [Main] forum· Post your response to this question: What are some of the health problems associatedwith anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge-eating disorder? Explain, from aphysiological standpoint, how eating disorders may lead to health problems. Give at leastthree examples to support your answer.3. Discussion Question 2· Due Date: Day 4 [Main] forum· Post your response to this question: Visit the American Obesity Awareness Web site athttp://www.obesity.org/information/factsheets.asp and read about the health effects ofobesity. What does the Web site tell you about obesity that you were not aware ofbefore? Explain what you have learned.
    •  Discussion Question 1· Due Date: Day 2 [Main] forum· Review the following Web sites to prepare for Discussion Question 1:o http://vm.cfsan.fda.gov/list.htmlo http://www.fightbac.orgo http://www.foodsafety.gov· Post your response to the following: Food- borne illnesses can cause serious healthproblems. How are food-borne illnesses contracted? What are some ways you canprotect yourself and others from food-borne illnesses at home? Give three examples tosupport your answer.2. Discussion Question 2· Due Date: Day 4 [Main] forum· Review the following Web sites to prepare for Discussion Question 2, performing asearch using the key words hunger, poverty, and malnutrition for the first three Web sites:o http://www.who.int/en o http://www.unicef.org o http://www.un.org/summit/hunger.html o http://www.thp.org/flash/index.html · Post your response to these questions: Undernutrition continues to be a chronic problemfor many countries throughout the developing world. What are some of the healthproblems associated with undernutrition? Explain the cycle of malnutrition. Who does itimpact? Explain your answer.
    •  CheckPoint: Three Day Diet Analysis· Resource: http://www.mypyramidtracker.go v, Appendix B· Due Date: Day 5 [Individual] forum· Use the physical activity assessment tool provided on http://www.mypyramidtracker.govto keep track of any physical activity you do over a 3-day period. Use the registrationinstructions in Appendix B to set up an account with the MyPyramid Tracker Web site ifyou have not done so already. Use the Analyze Physical Activities feature on the Website as a reference to determine how many calories you burned during the 3-day period.Then answer the following questions:o What everyday changes (if any) can you make to increase the amount of energyexpended in your day-to-day activities?o What types and amounts of exercise would work best for you?SCI 241 The Science of NutritionCourse Syllabus Page 20o Can the activities be performed year-round? If not, can you suggest alternativeactivities and locations for inclement weather?· Post a 200- to 300-word response
    •  Assignment: Carbohydrate Presentation· Resource: Nutrition: Everyday Choices· Due Date: Day 7 [Individual] forum· Create a 10- to 15-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation, including speaker notes,that explains:o What carbohydrates areo The difference between simple and complex carbohydrateso How sugars are broken down and used in the bodyo The benefits that carbohydrates provide to the body· Give examples of foods that are considered healthy sources of carbohydrates.· Include information on one of the following disorders related to carbohydrates: lactoseintolerance, diabetes, or hypoglycemia. Be sure to include a definition, how it affects thebody, and some of the courses of action used to treat and manage the disorder.· Include a reference slide with citations in APA format.SCI 241 The Science of NutritionCourse Syllabus Page 15· Post as an attachment.
    •  CheckPoint: Lifespan Nutrition Needs Presentation· Resource: Nutrition: Everyday Choices· Due Date: Day 4 [Individual] forum· Create a 6-slide Microsoft® PowerPoint® presentation, including speaker notes, tracingthe nutrition needs of both a man and a woman throughout the various stages of life. Besure to address what their nutritional needs are:o As infantso As teenagerso As adultso During pregnancy (for women)o As older adults· Use one slide to illustrate each stage of life, detailing the needs of the man in one columnand the needs of the woman in another.· Use the last slide as a conclusion to your presentation, and include any references inAPA format.· Post your presentation as an attachment.