Ask a Question
  
  
  
Top Posters
Since Sunday
23
23
21
18
17
16
16
15
15
15
14
14
New Topic  
wrote...
Posts: 1
Rep: 0 0
11 months ago
Sam is a 25-year-old college student. He works full time in addition to taking a full course load. He usually eats fast-food cheeseburgers and fries in his car for lunch and a take-out pepperoni pizza right before bed. Sam has noticed that he has put on some extra weight in the past few months, and his clothes are fitting very tight. He also has been experiencing severe heartburn several nights a week. Come up with some changes that Sam can make to his daily habits to help alleviate his heartburn.
Read 70 times
2 Replies
Replies
wrote...
Educator
11 months ago
Heartburn is mainly caused by acidic foods. Fast food diets that include carbonated drinks contribute to this issue. If I were Sam, I've opt out of drinking carbonated drinks like pops, and replace them with simple beverages like water and the occasional orange or fruit juice. Water is pH neutral, so it will not contribute to this issue whereas some juices are naturally acidic.

Furthermore, I'd replace fatty meals such as burgers with leafy meals, such as salads, and order the ones without cheese. Also, I'd use light, non-creamy based dressings to enhance flavor. As for desserts, he should focus on raw fruits rather than pastries, because pastries contain trans-fat, and that'll lead to cholesterol and heart issues in the future.

Hope this helps
The best way to say thank you is with a positive review:

  https://trustpilot.com/review/biology-forums.com 

Your support goes a long way!


Make a note request here
wrote...
A week ago
thank you
New Topic      
Share This Topic
Similar topics that might interest you...
Health, Nutrition, and Food Sciences   3 years ago   red93sox   Wishin   3 Replies   198 Views
Psychology   A year ago   Blanceau   2 Replies   62 Views
Medicine   A year ago   danielarincon26   weissd   1 Reply   19 Views
Medicine   11 months ago   rriueiei   courtneysparrow   1 Reply   11 Views
4 More
Explore
Post your homework questions and get free online help from our incredible volunteers.
Learn More
Improve Grades
Help Others
Save Time
Accessible 24/7
  138 People Browsing
Related Images
 531
 537
 88
Your Opinion

Previous poll results: Where do you get your textbooks?