Health, Exercise and Weight-Loss Research Paper by hicaliber

Health, Exercise and Weight-Loss
A discussion regarding the importance of health, exercise and weight loss.
# 95168 | 4,398 words | 11 sources | MLA | 2006 | US

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This paper takes a look at nutrition and exercise, reporting that the US population currently faces numerous problems regarding health issues, weight loss and childhood obesity. The paper examines the problems in the way Americans eat and provides a brief historical background of food consumption in the United States. The paper also addresses various sub-topics of health and weight loss, including exercise, diets, diet pills, nutrition and food, surgical options and attributable health issues.

Brief Overview of the American Diet
The American Diet Shift
The Atkins Diet
The South Beach Diet
Diet Pills
Prescription Diet Pills
Over-the-counter Diet Pills
Nutrition and Food
Surgical Options
Gastric Bypass Surgery
Gastric Band (Lap Band) Surgery
Gastroplasty (Stomach Stapling)
Health Issues Related to being Overweight
Hypertension and High Blood Pressure
Heart Disease

Sample of Sources Used:

  • American Association of Obesity. (2004). Health Effects of Obesity. Retrieved Sept. 12, 2006, from Web site:
  • American Heart Association. (2004). Weight and Blood Pressure. Retrieved Sept. 12, 2006, from Web site:
  • Collins, A. (2006). Diet Pills. Retrieved Sept. 14, 2006, from Anne Collins Web site:
  • Davy, K. & Hall, J. (2004). Obesity and Hypertension: Two Epidemics or One? American Journal of Physiology-Regulatory, Integrative, and Comparative Physiology, 14.
  • International Food Information Council. (2006). Functional Foods Fact Sheet. Retrieved Sept. 14, 2006, from the International Food Information Council Web site:

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APA Format

Health, Exercise and Weight-Loss (2007, May 17) Retrieved January 30, 2023, from

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"Health, Exercise and Weight-Loss" 17 May 2007. Web. 30 January. 2023. <>