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Veganism: A Diet or a Lifestyle Choice?
Veganism: a Diet or a Lifestyle Choice? In the words of Albert Einstein, (1954) "(...) man was not born to be a carnivore."  Though the popularity of veganism has grown recently, its origin seems to date back to the years before the birth of Christ, when experts such as Pythagoras and Plato -and later on Thomas Edison...
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The Cause, Symptoms, and Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorder
Alcohol Use Disorder Excessive consumption of alcohol that becomes so severe you continue to drink despite declining health is Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD), a medically diagnosed psychological disorder. This differs from normal alcoholism because you may not be physically dependent on the alcohol itself. As of 2012, over 1...
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The Ethics of Legalizing Voluntary Euthanasia
Euthanasia is the act of bringing about the death of another person because he believes that latter’s present existence is so bad that she would be better off dead (Young). There are instances in which euthanasia is called “Mercy Killing.” However, euthanasia can be done in different ways. There are many forms of euthanasia...
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An Analysis of the Issue of Legalizing Euthanasia through the Utilitarian Lens
Position Paper Outline Euthanasia can be more morally correct when relating it to any of the previously discussed theories of the world. However, looking at euthanasia in itself in a utilitarian view, one can see the trouble it can and will potentially bring. Although some may not agree, the U.S. government creates laws to...
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An Examination of a Nutritional Report by the Association of Community Health Councils for England and Wales (ACHCEW) (1997) "Hungry in Hospital?"
In this essay I will critically examine a nutritional report by the
Association of Community Health Councils for England and Wales (ACHCEW)
(1997) 'Hungry in Hospital?". The Hungry in Hospital report looks at the
importance of food in relation to nutrition, and how nutrition is important
when people are ill in terms of the...
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The Importance of Exercises for Older Adults to Maintain Cognitive Function
Exercise and Cognition in Oldest Adults As the population of the world ages, and life expectancies continue to increase, it is imperative that older adults maintain cognitive function. Plenty of theories have been made as to how older adults can attempt to retain their cognition. A study by Ansai and Rebelatto (2014) tests...
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An Argument Against Cutting Back on Animal Proteins and Exclusive Plant Protein Diet
I had seen “Forks Over Knives” once before in my life, when it came out in 2011, and was shown to my whole high school during an assembly. Watching it again in 2016, it is interesting to analyze how my feelings toward its ideas have changed, or not changed. As a kid in high school, I deflected the film’s rhetoric because it...
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The Negative Effects of Cigarette Smoking on the Health of an Individual
The facts are there on the pack: “cigarette smoking causes lung cancer, heart disease and emphysema and may complicate pregnancy. Nicotine is used by tobacco users to modulate mood and arousal, as well as for pleasure. This substance is the active and addictive ingredient of tobacco. Most smokers are nicotine-dependent; in...
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The Reasons Why Teen Smoking Is Rampant despite of the Hazardous Effects of Nicotine
The facts are there on the pack: “cigarette smoking causes lung cancer, heart disease and emphysema and may complicate pregnancy. Nicotine is used by tobacco users to modulate mood and arousal, as well as for pleasure. This substance is the active and addictive ingredient of tobacco. Most smokers are nicotine-dependent; in...
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A Study of the Factors the Well Being of Italian Citizens When Asked about Aging
Abstract “The current literature shows cross-cultural differences related to implicit theories of aging. Specifically, in the Western individualistic cultural context, elderly people are perceived as obsolete, weak and unable to contribute usefully to society, whereas in collectivistic cultures, older people are venerated...
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