SCI228 Discussions Week 2

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SCI228 Discussions Week 2
What role do carbohydrates play in the diet? What are the problems of a protein rich diet…

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SCI228 Discussions Week 2

SCI228 Discussions Week 2

All Students Posts 140 Pages 

Carbohydrates – 69 Pages

What role do carbohydrates play in the diet? What are the problems of a protein rich diet? What is the Mediterranean Diet and how different is it say from The South Beach Diet or a High Protein Diet? How can we easily include fiber foods in our daily diet? What are some of the differences between some of the white and brown carbohydrates? Is anyone better than the other one? How so?…

Welcome to week 2 class! Let’s start with a general discussion on carbohydrates and then get into more detail later on in the week. So to begin – what is a carbohydrate? Are there different kinds? What do we need them for (or do we need them at all)? What are the daily recommendations for carbohydrates? What is the AMDR for carbohydrates when discussing total energy intake? How many servings are recommended by choose my plate? Do we get enough simple carbohydrates? What about complex carbohydrates? Where does the majority of carbohydrates digestion occur? How do salivary and pancreatic amylase assist with digestion? What is the function of the liver in the digestion of carbohydrates?…

Nutrition & Physical Activity – 71 Pages

What are the benefits of regular physical activity?  If physical activity is so important to our health, then why do so many people “skip” it? how can one encourage less electronic time and more physical activities? Has anyone done anything that succeeds and would like to share with the class? Which physical activity works for you? How can you improve on this?…

Class, this discussion can take us all over the place (and I hope it does 🙂 – let’s talk first about the benefits of regular physical activity.  Don’t forget to cite your references!! How much physical activity is recommended?  Is there a difference for children?  Teenagers? Adults? Men?  Women?  The elderly?  What is the FITT principle? What are some examples of each component? Do you follow the FITT principle in your own daily exercise? Are there differences between exercise and physical activity?  What are the definitions for each? To follow up on that there are 5 components of a health related fitness program, let’s talk a little about that.  What are the 5 components? Why are they all important?…