New User Special Price Expires in

Let's log you in.

Sign in with Facebook


Don't have a StudySoup account? Create one here!


Create a StudySoup account

Be part of our community, it's free to join!

Sign up with Facebook


Create your account
By creating an account you agree to StudySoup's terms and conditions and privacy policy

Already have a StudySoup account? Login here


by: Shaina Denesik DVM


Shaina Denesik DVM
GPA 3.5

Elissaveta Johnson

Almost Ready


These notes were just uploaded, and will be ready to view shortly.

Purchase these notes here, or revisit this page.

Either way, we'll remind you when they're ready :)

Preview These Notes for FREE

Get a free preview of these Notes, just enter your email below.

Unlock Preview
Unlock Preview

Preview these materials now for free

Why put in your email? Get access to more of this material and other relevant free materials for your school

View Preview

About this Document

Elissaveta Johnson
Class Notes
25 ?




Popular in Course

Popular in Nutrition and Food Sciences

This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Shaina Denesik DVM on Monday September 21, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to NUTR 3100 at Georgia State University taught by Elissaveta Johnson in Fall. Since its upload, it has received 91 views. For similar materials see /class/209901/nutr-3100-georgia-state-university in Nutrition and Food Sciences at Georgia State University.

Popular in Nutrition and Food Sciences




Report this Material


What is Karma?


Karma is the currency of StudySoup.

You can buy or earn more Karma at anytime and redeem it for class notes, study guides, flashcards, and more!

Date Created: 09/21/15
Below are some key issues to consider and address in your evaluation of the fadpopular diet listed in random order Is it missing any essential nutrients Does it provide too much of any nutrients Is it so different from an average individual s normal eating pattern that compliance is unlikely Is it sustainable longterm Will the person learn new and healthful ways of eating so that they can keep the weight off Is it expensive Does it provide a calorie deficit Does it result in a person eating fewer calories than they are using Is it too low in calories Does it include unnecessary restrictions Are the credentials of the person promoting the diet sound Is the approach supported by our current body of scientific evidence Does the diet make reasonable claims regarding weight loss Guidelines for resources 10 resources are required 3 of which have to be from a peerreviewed medical journal you may access these through the GSU online library through databases such as Medline Plus and Ebsco Host Reference style required AMA style Questions 1 It is not missing any essential nutrients maybe some vitamins through fruits and ber through whole grain foods but the diet suggests that supplements are helpful in replacing the lack of vitamins and fiber in the diet 2 It provides too many proteins and lesser amounts of high carbohydrate containing foods and only few fruits but instead more vegetables 3 It is not so different from an average person s normal eating pattern because the diet only guides the user to see how many carbs each food contains so lesser amounts of carbs are being consumed High carbohydrate foods are bread rice pasta noodles 4 Yes a person learning how to eat healthy could easily follow the eating patterns set by the atkins diet because it does not limit many food groups 5 The main focus of atkins is on eating lesser amounts of carbs and sugars and does not really focus on the amount of calories consumed but the diet itself does result in fewer calories than an average individual s diet 6 It is not too low in calories because the Critical Carbohydrate Level for Losing can be calculated and that can be followed For men it is suggested to consume 1800 7 2000 calories a day and for women it is suggested to consume 1500 7 1800 calories a day 7 No the only unnecessary restrictions are in fruits which only a few such as avocado tomoatoes and olives are allowed in the 1st phase of the program but later on to the 2quotd and 3rd phases of the program a variety of fruits are suggested Carbs can be consumed but not more than once a day 8 Dr Robert C Atkins Is a well known doctor and he has been developing this diet to meet everyday Americans lives by lowering the carbohydrates consumed everyday and still taking the right amount of nutrients and balancing it with exercise and right proportions 9 It is scientifically proven to help with weight loss heart disease hypertension and diabetes in ammation decreasing obesity in children and aiding in treating epilepsy 10 The ketogenic diet is effective for treating seizures in children with epilepsy The Atkins diet can also induce a ketotic state but has fewer protein and caloric restrictions and has been used safely by millions of people worldwide for weight reduction Six patients aged 7 to 52 years were started on the Atkins diet for the treatment of intractable focal and multifocal epilepsy Five patients maintained moderate to large ketosis for periods of 6 weeks to 24 months three patients had seizure reduction and were able to reduce antiepileptic medications This provides preliminary evidence that the Atkins diet may have a role as therapy for patients with medically resistant epilepsy 11 water quotThequot essential for all body functions 12 carbohydrates quotgoquot foods 13 fats concentrated quotgoquot foods 14 proteins quotgrOW39 foods 15 vitamins quotgloW39 foods 16 minerals quotgloW39 foods 17


Buy Material

Are you sure you want to buy this material for

25 Karma

Buy Material

BOOM! Enjoy Your Free Notes!

We've added these Notes to your profile, click here to view them now.


You're already Subscribed!

Looks like you've already subscribed to StudySoup, you won't need to purchase another subscription to get this material. To access this material simply click 'View Full Document'

Why people love StudySoup

Steve Martinelli UC Los Angeles

"There's no way I would have passed my Organic Chemistry class this semester without the notes and study guides I got from StudySoup."

Amaris Trozzo George Washington University

"I made $350 in just two days after posting my first study guide."

Bentley McCaw University of Florida

"I was shooting for a perfect 4.0 GPA this semester. Having StudySoup as a study aid was critical to helping me achieve my goal...and I nailed it!"

Parker Thompson 500 Startups

"It's a great way for students to improve their educational experience and it seemed like a product that everybody wants, so all the people participating are winning."

Become an Elite Notetaker and start selling your notes online!

Refund Policy


All subscriptions to StudySoup are paid in full at the time of subscribing. To change your credit card information or to cancel your subscription, go to "Edit Settings". All credit card information will be available there. If you should decide to cancel your subscription, it will continue to be valid until the next payment period, as all payments for the current period were made in advance. For special circumstances, please email


StudySoup has more than 1 million course-specific study resources to help students study smarter. If you’re having trouble finding what you’re looking for, our customer support team can help you find what you need! Feel free to contact them here:

Recurring Subscriptions: If you have canceled your recurring subscription on the day of renewal and have not downloaded any documents, you may request a refund by submitting an email to

Satisfaction Guarantee: If you’re not satisfied with your subscription, you can contact us for further help. Contact must be made within 3 business days of your subscription purchase and your refund request will be subject for review.

Please Note: Refunds can never be provided more than 30 days after the initial purchase date regardless of your activity on the site.