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DISCUSSION 1

 

Discussion responses should be on topic, original, and contribute to the quality of the Discussion by making frequent informed references to lesson material. Initial Discussion responses should be a minimum of 200 words. 

Protein is one of the most misunderstood nutrients. What do you think is the most important function of protein? Were you surprised by any of the protein functions or by how little protein most people need in a day?

Is it ethical for a nutritionist to promote or advocate for a high protein diet for weight loss? For body-building?

For each scenario explain why or why not by examining the reasons behind the ethical decision-making process.

DISCUSSION 2

Discussion responses should be on topic, original, and contribute to the quality of the Discussion by making frequent informed references to lesson material. Initial Discussion responses should be a minimum of 200 words. 

Choose a vitamin or mineral to research and address the following:

Identify your vitamin/mineral by the technical or chemical name/symbol.

What are the main functions of this vitamin or mineral within the human body?What are the symptoms of a deficiency?  Toxicity?

DISCUSSION 3

 

Discussion responses should be on topic, original, and contribute to the quality of the Discussion by making frequent informed references to lesson material. Initial Discussion responses should be a minimum of 200 words. 

Explain the structural and functional differences between soluble and insoluble fiber.

Which type of fiber has been shown to lower/improve cholesterol levels?

  1. What is the proposed mechanism of action for this associated health benefit? ( how does fiber help naturally lower cholesterol?)
  • What are the best food sources?
  • What is the recommended intake level?
  • Are there any other interesting facts or research theories about this vitamin / mineral?