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By definition, a "desert" island would be arid, lacking fresh water and foliage. A better term would be "deserted" island, which would be an island without human inhabitants. This topic is a...

Latest answer posted March 17, 2013, 5:49 pm (UTC)

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There are six types of nutrients that are generally listed as nutrients that the body needs. Those six are carbohydrates, proteins, fats, minerals, vitamins, and water. If the question is asking...

Latest answer posted September 25, 2016, 2:05 pm (UTC)

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Sylvester Graham (1794-1851) was a Presbyterian minister who was a staunch proponent of abstinence, temperance, and vegetarianism. So committed was Graham to his principles that he dedicated his...

Latest answer posted December 13, 2013, 10:26 pm (UTC)

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The most accepted concept in nutrition is that it serves three main functions: a) To provide energy (through the consumption of carbohydrates, some fats, and protein). b) To regulate body functions...

Latest answer posted February 7, 2011, 10:36 pm (UTC)

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I do not know what you imply by the terms "energy efficient" and "energy densed." In terms of the amount of energy that nutrients contain, there are three nutrients that can provide energy. These...

Latest answer posted February 7, 2011, 10:16 pm (UTC)

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As you need the functions of food and the nutrients they contain in the form of three primary functions, let me try that. The first function of the nutrients in food is to provide energy for the...

Latest answer posted February 7, 2011, 10:57 pm (UTC)

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In the world today, the most common reason for people to be undernourished is because they live in areas where food does not get distributed well. In other words, it is not really a problem of a...

Latest answer posted January 13, 2013, 9:10 pm (UTC)

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A high-protein, low-carb diet, such as the Atkins diet, is meant to trigger weight loss and help keep the body's metabolism high. There have been successes with these diets, but most people have...

Latest answer posted October 4, 2011, 2:23 am (UTC)

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If what you are looking for is a paraphrase of the definition found in the dictionary for the purpose of an open-ended question, then look first at the key word: “Nourishment”. For your answer, you...

Latest answer posted February 7, 2011, 10:17 pm (UTC)

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