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Have you thought about the link between sleep disorders, inflammation and chronic disease?

Have you thought about the link between sleep disorders, inflammation and chronic disease? There is fantastic evidence linking sleep disorders to a rise in inflammatory cytokines and an increased risk for chronic pathologies such as cardiovascular disease. A 56 year old male patient presents with sleep apnea (in which he uses a CPAP machine), cardiovascular disease (diagnosed 6 years ago) and joint pain. He read on the internet that Hops is effective for sleep apnea. His brother who has a similar condition was prescribed L-trytophan (at a dose of 4 grams/day) which he insists is effective. The patient comes to you (the nutritional expert) wondering which advice he should take from either of these two questionable sources. Considering the inflammatory mediators that we have covered over the last two weeks in lecture, make a case for your side of this debate to illustrate why it is the preferred treatment option.
PLEASE WRITE THE DEBATE SIDING WITH L-TRYPTOPHAN!

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Describe your reasons for selecting dietetics as a profession.

Personal Statement: The letter should be in the business format of your choice and, at a minimum, include the date, address, salutation, and closing signature. The letter must be 1-2 pages in length, word-processed, size 12 font, and double-spaced with one-inch margins. Following the business letter format, address the letter to the program director. Include the following information in the personal statement:
1. Describe your reasons for selecting dietetics as a profession.
2. Describe why you think you will be an effective dietitian.
3. Why is EMU your school of choice?
Personal information about myself:
School: Currently at Eastern Michigan University applying for a Dietetics program.
Experiences: I was interested in Health and diet and nutrition because of family cancer history. My uncle was diagnosed with colon cancer as well as my grandmother. My dad has cholesterol and blood pressure problems. My mom and I both suffer from digestive problems. I was diagnosed with Gastroparesis in High school which caused alot of symptoms such as vomiting, weight loss and alot of pain. I couldn’t eat many things and was put on a strict liquid and pureed diet. That made me realize the importance of nutrition and what we put in our body. Most of my life (starting from high school) revolved around doing alot of research and experimenting with food in order to try to get better and improve my gastroparesis. This sparked my interest and I developed alot of knowledge in nutrition. I think my experiences would help me connect with many people who struggle throughout the same things. My experiences would make me into a better dietitian because I developed a strong passion to helping people understand the importance of nurturing our body and taking care of our diet, and not following myths and diet trends that tend to do more damage than good. EMU university would be a good choice because in Michigan, there arent many universities that offer a dietetics program except for 2 in my area. I chose EMU because it is known to have a good program and I can be on campus rather than online.

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Have you thought about the link between sleep disorders, inflammation and chronic disease?

Have you thought about the link between sleep disorders, inflammation and chronic disease? There is fantastic evidence linking sleep disorders to a rise in inflammatory cytokines and an increased risk for chronic pathologies such as cardiovascular disease. A 56 year old male patient presents with sleep apnea (in which he uses a CPAP machine), cardiovascular disease (diagnosed 6 years ago) and joint pain. He read on the internet that Hops is effective for sleep apnea. His brother who has a similar condition was prescribed L-trytophan (at a dose of 4 grams/day) which he insists is effective. The patient comes to you (the nutritional expert) wondering which advice he should take from either of these two questionable sources. Considering the inflammatory mediators that we have covered over the last two weeks in lecture, make a case for your side of this debate to illustrate why it is the preferred treatment option. Be sure to take into consideration all of the information you know about this patient

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Why is it important to understand the biochemistry of the transition from acute to chronic inflammation?

What is the clinical significance of this week’s discussion article in relation to patients with joint inflammation and arthritis? Why is it important to understand the biochemistry of the transition from acute to chronic inflammation? Or, how would you use this information to make dietary/supplemental recommendations to patients?

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Explain the function(s) of the nutrient within the body.

As you may recall, nutrients are divided into the following six (6) categories:
• Carbohydrates
• Lipids (Fats)
• Proteins
• Vitamins
• Minerals
• Water
For this assignment, you will need to develop an informative PowerPoint presentation that could be used to teach your classmates about a variety of nutrients from the nutrient categories (above).
1. Your PowerPoint presentation should:
1a. Have a title slide.
1b. Contain at least 6 content slides.
1c. Reflect proper spelling and grammar.
1d. Cite at least 2 credible references and present the sources in APA format on a References slide.
2. Choose five (5) specific nutrients from within the nutrient categories listed above. You may choose either:
2a. a mixture of five (5) macro and micro nutrients
2b. For example, you can use 2 macronutrients (such as lipids and carbohydrates) and 3 micronutrients (such as specific vitamins and minerals)
2c. five (5) different vitamins or minerals
2d. For example, 2 vitamins (such as A and D), 2 major minerals (such as sodium, calcium, and potassium), and 1 trace mineral (such as zinc).
3. For each of the nutrients you selected, create content slides that address the following:
3a. Explain the function(s) of the nutrient within the body.
3b. Describe how the nutrient is metabolized (where primarily digested, absorbed, and transported) within the body.
3c. Identify the current Reference Daily Intake (RDI) for the nutrient for an average adult.

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What effect do nutritional interventions have in preventing or managing unintentional weight loss in long-term care facilities or nursing homes?

Literature Review in APA 7th ed format, primarily qualitative study with quantitative data added.
Problem Statement: What effect do nutritional interventions have in preventing or managing unintentional weight loss in long-term care facilities or nursing homes?
Attached is the preferred outline for the Lit review. I have attached what I have so far. You can build on the annotated bibliography since I gathered my sources. You can add sources if need be. I also started working on the introduction and the subtopics for the lit review. You can add and edit all the information as you see fit.
Thank you!

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What health concerns do you have for your patient?

Objective Profile for client Jeremy Smith, male
Height: 70 inches Weight: 210 lbs Lab results from recent physical: Total serum cholesterol: 377 mg/dL Triglyceride level: 230 mg/dL
HDL level: 29 mg/dL
LDL level: 163 mg/dL
Blood pressure: 175/96
Personal health history: The client has had physicals every 3-4 years. The client was identified with having high blood pressure at his last physical a year ago, but did not want to start a prescriiption medication and wanted to try to reduce sodium intake per his physician’s recommendations. The client is a local construction worker and works 5 days a week, 8 to 10 hours a day.
Family history: The client’s father smoked for 30+ years and passed away from a heart attack at age 58. The client’s mother was diagnosed with diabetes at age 45 and is still living. The client’s brother has high blood pressure and hypercholesterolemia and controls with diet and medication modifications.
24 hour Diet Recall for Client:
Breakfast: Cooked at home: 2 fried eggs or scrambled eggs, 2 slices of buttered toast, 2 pieces of turkey bacon, 1 cup coffee
Lunch: Fast food Double Cheeseburger, medium French fries, 44 ounce cola soda
Dinner: Cooked at home: 8oz ribeye steak, 6 fried shrimp, 1 medium loaded baked potato with butter, cheese, bacon, ½ cup cooked broccoli, 20oz sweet tea
Bedtime Snack: 8oz whole milk and 4 Chocolate Chip Cookies
Respond to the following questions:
1. What health concerns do you have for your patient?
2. What thoughts do you have for your patient concerning his food preparation methods? Are there any recommendations you could suggest?
3. Thinking about this study of meats and eggs, what are your thoughts on your patient’s food selections? Do you have any recommendations for healthier options?

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What interventions should nurses implement to ensure cultural competence is met through their diet/nutrition recommendations?

Develop a substantial initial post addressing all the points below:
Locate an article on the nutritional beliefs of a culture or religion. Provide a summary of the article and
include a link to the article.
What interventions should nurses implement to ensure cultural competence is met through their diet/nutrition recommendations?
Use evidence from one scholarly source other than your textbook or ATI book to support your answer. Use APA Style to cite your source.

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Do the external variables influence metabolism by increasing or decreasing the total metabolic rate?

The following is a discussion question. pls answer all questions:
The field of Nutrition has made incredible advances in the last century; however, one must consider the pioneers of the field and give credit where it is due. In this respect, the scientists, Harris & Benedict earned a spot in the proverbial “Nutrition Hall of Fame” for studying energy requirements of healthy humans. In 1919, they published the male and female versions of their equation that was based on thousands of hours of research. Now, around 100 years later, we still use it to estimate patient calorie needs! There are many accepted versions of critical care or hospitalized patient calorie equations, it is important to first understand the situation in which a hospitalized patient may be in from a metabolic standpoint. Once that is considered, then the appropriate equation can be chosen along with the “stress” or “activity” multiplier (if applicable). This is how nutrition professionals obtain more accurate hospitalized patient energy estimations.
In preparation for the assignment, address the below questions and topics:
Research and record several of the respected energy calculation equations (either list them by name or type the number equation)
Using your own words, what is basal metabolic rate (BMR) a measure of?
Then, research how external variables influence one’s metabolic rate
Do the external variables influence metabolism by increasing or decreasing the total metabolic rate?
Why do you think this happens (from an energy standpoint)?

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Please cite any references used in apa format.

Read the research article listed then prepare a 1-2 page critical review that summarizes the outcomes from the study findings and describes how you think they might be applicable to clinical practice standards. Please cite any references used in APA format.