Write a 1 1/2 page paper regarding your application to modify your nutrition lifestyle and the action plan to incorporate changes in your lifestyle. In other words, devise an action plan to make the above specific changes. And include an answer to: Why is obesity a combination of biological, psychological, and environmental factors?
Answer the following questions:
1. Monitor your sodium intake for one day. Are you surprised? Go online or visit a fast-food restaurant and identify the sodium in one of the sandwiches. Is this what you expected?
2. Is it possible to have both deficiencies and excesses of major minerals & trace elements?
3. Select 4 major minerals & briefly state their functions.
4. Select 4 trace elements & briefly state their functions.
5. How can your eating habits help prevent hypertension (high blood pressure)?
1. What is your personal biggest concern(s) regarding food safety such as buying produce not grown in the USA, pre-washed vegetables, bottled water, food brought to a picnic on a 100 degree day, buffets, etc.
2. What types of foods are more likely to be involved in food-borne illnesses?
3. Do you think that reducing the consumption of food additives is worth the effort for health maintenance?
4. Please cite references for the above 2 questions.