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  • Persuasive Essay On The Use Of Photosop

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    Photoshop has changed drastically through the ages since its first appearance in 1988. From editing minimally to major creations with the talent and knowledge of how-to. Today it is used in the making of pictures with a sense of “perfection.” But how “perfect” is perfect? Many of today’s photoshopped pictures, especially fashion and beauty photos, give off the sense of unrealistic and false body examples. Photoshopping on beauty and fashion images should be banned or at least controlled in a way

  • Negative Speech : The Risks Of Being Underweight

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    as dangerous. Being underweight is often not taken as seriously as being overweight, but through my research I have learned that being underweight, that is having a Body Mass Index, BMI, that is under 18.5 can cause serious health issues, even death!Today I will inform you of the various causes that could make people underweight, the health risks associated with being underweight, and ways to gain weight. There are various causes that may cause an individual to be underweight. According to WebMD

  • Challenges Faced By Children With Children And Underweight Children Essay

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    problem. Each year more than 5000 New Zealand children become hospitalized because of malnutrition (Lewis, 2007). Malnutrition refers to the lack of sufficient nutrients in the body. This means it can affect both overweight-obese children and underweight children (The Press, 2008). This social problem needs to be addressed as the lack of nutrients in the body can affect organ function, concentration and increases the risk of infections (Gavin, 2012). Nutra+ is our business idea which hopes to provide

  • Children's Bmi For Age Case Study

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    BMI-for-Age Boys Girls Total Number of children assessed: 100 75 175 Underweight (< 5th %ile) 18% 13% 16% Normal BMI (5th - 85th %ile) 55% 67% 60% Overweight or obese (≥ 85th %ile)* 27% 20% 24% Obese (≥ 95th %ile) 14% 5% 10% *Terminology based on: Barlow SE and the Expert Committee [9] Graph 1: Prevalence of overweight and obesity Graph 2: Prevalence of overweight and obesity in boys and girls Graph 3: Prevalence of underweight in boys and girls DISCUSSION Obesity and overweight have become

  • Complications Of Obesity In America

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    more people are finally beginning to realize the difference between being overweight and underweight. Obesity is defined as “a condition characterized by the excessive accumulation and storage of fat in the body” (“Obesity”).

  • Frailty In Older Adulthood

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    In order to reduce the risk of the older adult becoming frail, nurses should educate individuals to reach and maintain their optimal BMI. It is not beneficial for an older adult to be underweight, as that increases the risk for disability through decrease in muscle mass and osteoporosis leading to frailty (Bowen et al., 2012). Further, an older adult being overweight or obese is not beneficial either. As suggested by both studies, being

  • Informative Speech On Tobesity

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    important. A healthy weight keeps him away from unwanted diseases. Moreover, it gives them enough calories to grow and develop immediately. Underweight is a term used to indicate that your child’s weight is below normal. To check if the child is underweight, you can use growth charts. Growth charts will give you an idea if your child’s growth is normal, underweight, or overweight. You can download growth charts in this link: http://www.who.int/childgrowth/standards/weight_for_height/en/ Importance

  • Should You Gain Weight While Pregnant?

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    Yes, you should gain weight. The amount of weight you should gain, however, is largely dependent on your weight before you conceived and your BMI (Body Mass Index). The BMI shows whether you are underweight, overweight, obese or you have a normal weight. A BMI below 18.5 shows that you are underweight, 18.5 to 24.9 shows normal weight, 25 to 30 indicates that you are overweight and above 30 shows that you are overweight. How Much Weight Should

  • Malnutrition : A Common Problem

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    deficiencies. Malnutrition increases the risk of mortality in the early stages of infancy and childhood, impairs cognitive function of those who survive, and hinders efforts to enhance national social and economic development. Stunting, wasting, and underweight are among anthropometric indicators are commonly used to measure malnutrition in a population of under five children. Malnourished children have lowered resistance to infection; therefore, they are more likely to die from common childhood. (Caulifield

  • Drinking Age To 5 Year Old Essay

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    Two- to five-year-olds may be small, but they're growing and that means they need more energy (calories) for their size. If your child is underweight, it's crucial they get their energy from a healthy and balanced diet. If you're concerned that your child is underweight or not growing normally, see your GP. Low weight can occur for a number of reasons. The GP will weigh and measure your child and talk to you about what your child is eating. If there is a possible problem with your child's diet, your

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