Which nutrients are encouraged and in what amounts?
- symptoms? (15 points)
- Who gets the disease? Among Americans, which population group is most afflicted? Specify the age group, gender, and ethnic group most affected. Use data-generated statistics that adequately convey the disease impact. (10 points)
- What is the cause of the disease? How does it happen? What is the sequence of events?
- How is it treated or managed once the person has the disease? Write briefly about medications, medical procedures, and surgeries. What sort of lifestyle behaviors (exercise, etc.) need to be addressed? Write at greater length about the type of diet one needs to follow. Which food groups (foods) are emphasized and which are discouraged? Which nutrients are encouraged and in what amounts? Which nutrients are discouraged and what amount should they be limited to? Write about caloric levels needed and the proportions of macronutrients (e.g. 45-65% carbohydrates, etc.) recommended. Tell specific amounts of food and nutrients especially if they facilitate disease management. (15 points)
- Tell whether the disease, according to scientists, could have been prevented by a “good” diet, such as… (10 points).