NUTR 1 (Himmelstein) - ASSIGNMENT OVERVIEW:
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Use library databases to research recent journal articles and write an essay for each of the topics listed below. Include in-text citations and a References list of works-cited in your essay. You will also present information to the class during the following class on the role of lipids in human health.
Specifically, you will use the library databases to examine the following Nutrition topics:
1. Discuss the effect of saturated fat on cardiovascular disease risk factors and on insulin resistance.
2. Discuss dietary and lifestyle factors that affect the liver resulting in elevated liver enzymes and fatty liver disease. What are the risk factors? What can be done to reverse a fatty liver?
3. Discuss the pros and cons of the ketogenic diet.
Find TWO PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES for each essay topic, write up a summary (one page for each topic) in your own words of what you found, and provide citations and works-cited (References) for your articles.