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Farmland Industries Inc.
Farmland Industries Inc.
Farmland Industries Inc. Word Count: 3137 Introduction Today, when we hear the slogans better farming, better food, or proud to be farmer owned one company comes to mind, Farmland Industries. We may think of this of this fortune 500 company as a leading agricultural powerhouse, which it is, however, it was not always that way. Background Farmland Industries Inc. was founded by Howard A. Cowden, who was born and raised in Southwestern Missouri. Cowden started young in the cooperative business by
A Comparison of the Women of Wharton and Deledda
A Comparison of the Women of Wharton and Deledda
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A Comparison of the Women
A Comparison of the Women
A Comparison of the Women of Wharton and Deledda Two writers, both women, both from different backgrounds. Edith Wharton was high society. Grazia Deledda was a commoner from another country. Though both wrote almost exclusively to their won regions, their portrayal of women was quite similar. In Wharton’s Ethan Frome she has two women, both distinct from one another. In Deledda’s La Madre, two women also make up the bulk of the story. But there are many more similarities in these works. Release
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Page No. Introduction 3 Overview of Diabetes Type I What is diabetes type I 4 Health implications of diabetes type I 4 Physical Activity What is physical activity? 5 Why do we need physical activity in our lives? 5 Physical Activity and Diabetes (Epidemiology) 5,6,7,8 Conclusion 9 Bibliography 10 Introduction For our seminar topic physical activity and disease we chose diabetes as the focus of our research. Since diabetes is such a complex disease with many different forms, we decided to focu
The novel, McTeague, written by Frank Norris has m
The novel, McTeague, written by Frank Norris has m
The novel, McTeague, written by Frank Norris has many ways to understand the events. The relationships between the characters in the story are strange. First, it seems that the first half of the story many of the characters come together. For example, Marcus and McTeague become friends, Trina and McTeague get married, Maria and Zerkow get married. As the story ends, the friendships of the characters breaks down into violence and death. First, Zerkow killed Maria and himself, next McTeague kills
English 4/15/96
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English 4/15/96 McTEAGUE McTeague, a novel written at the turn of the century by Frank Norris, is a classic example of naturalist writing. This novel is written with the harsh realities that were this time period. There are many themes that occur in naturalism. Some of them that appear in this novel are greed, lust, strife, as well as Darwinism and animal imagery. All of these themes help Norris describe with vivid detail his tragic account of human degradation. One of the forces that drives ma
In he novel The Kitchen God's Wife by Amy Tan, Pea
In he novel The Kitchen God's Wife by Amy Tan, Pea
In he novel The Kitchen God\'s Wife by Amy Tan, Pearl Louie, learns about her mother\'s past and about her biological father. Throughout the story the reader gets to know the kind of person Wen Fu was her father was. He had no heart or love for other people around him, he was evil, careless and a dirty pig. When Winnie was pregnant they were going to go for a ride but there was a problem with the car door. The door was broken and therefore Wen Fu was suppose to help his wife get in the car but
Burial Practices Of The Ancient Egyptian And Greco
Burial Practices Of The Ancient Egyptian And Greco
Burial Practices Of The Ancient Egyptian And Greco-Roman Cultures Word Count: 1483 Ancient Egyptian and Greco-Roman practices of preparing the dead for the next cradle of humanity are very intriguing. These two cultures differ in a multitude of ways yet similarities can be noted in the domain of funerary services. In the realm of Egyptian afterlife, The Book of the Dead can provide one with vital information concerning ritual entombment practices and myths of the afterlife. The additional hando
James Rachels' Death and Dying
James Rachels' Death and Dying
James Rachels\' Death and Dying James Rachels\' Death and Dying James Rachels is one of the most controversial philosophers talked about in today\'s society. One of his most talked about topics is whether a person has a right to die or not. Not much is known about Rachels expect for the many articles and books he has written. In the controversy of letting a person die or killing him, he does not try to explain which method is good and which method is bad. He however tries to explain why they bo
Bulimia Nervosa
Bulimia Nervosa
Bulimia Nervosa Word Count: 1012 Bulimia nervosa is defined as two or more episodes of binge eating (rapid consumption of a large amount of food, up to 5,000 calories) every week for at least three months. The binges are sometimes followed by vomiting or purging and may alternate with compulsive exercise and fasting. The symptoms can develop at any age from early adolescence to 40, but usually become clinically serious in late adolescence. Bulimia is not as dangerous to health as anorexia, but
Eating Disorders
Eating Disorders
Eating Disorders Eating Disorders: An eating disorder is a way of using food to work out emotional problems. These illnesses develop because of emotional and/or psychological problems. Eating disorders are the way some people deal with stress. In today’s society, teenagers are pressured into thinking that bring thin is the same thing as being happy. -=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=- * © Copyright DueNow.com Inc. * [Category]: Psychology [Paper Title]: E
Tradition: Lost and Kept
Tradition: Lost and Kept
Tradition: Lost and Kept Tradition: Lost and Kept Each culture in the world follows its own customs and traditions. These traditions, however, are sometimes broken to allow a compromise in their society, or are still kept throughout the culture\'s existence. In the story The Rain Came, an African tribe faces a harsh and desolate time because their tribe is experiencing a severe drought and as a result the livestock is dying from dehydration, the crops are drying out, and the tribe\'s Chief is c
Cystic Fibrosis
Cystic Fibrosis
Cystic Fibrosis Cystic Fibrosis Cystic fibrosis is an autosomal recessive trait on chromosome 7. This disorder affects chloride transport resulting in abnormal mucus production. This lifelong illness usually gets more severe with age and can affect both males and females. Symptoms and severity differ from person to person. Cystic fibrosis is the most common fatal inherited disease among whites and the major cause of chronic lung disease in children. 50% of people are expected to live to be 30,
Dietary Guidelines for North Americans and Suggest
Dietary Guidelines for North Americans and Suggest
Dietary Guidelines for North Americans and Suggestions for Food Choices Dietary Guidelines for North Americans and Suggestions for Food Choices In today\'s society nearly everyone follows some kind of dietary guidelines. Whether it is in the goal of losing weight, gaining weight or just simply to maintain it, people are jumping onto the dietary band-wagon. A diet is basically to take food according to rule, a mode of living in reference to nourishment. There are various types of diets that one
Eating Disorders: Anorexia
Eating Disorders: Anorexia
Eating Disorders: Anorexia Eating Disorders: Anorexia Each year millions of people in the United States are affected by serious and sometimes life-threatening eating disorders. The vast majority are adolescents and young adult women. Approximately one percent of adolescents girls develop anorexia nervosa, a dangerous condition in which they can literally starve themselves to death. Another two to three percent develop bulimia nervosa, a destructive pattern of excessive overeating followed by vo
Food Processing
Food Processing
Food Processing Food Processing Throughout the history of mankind science has searched into the realms of the unknown. Along with it bringing new discoveries, allowing for our lives to become healthier, more efficient, safer, and at the same time, possibly more dangerous. Among the forces driving scientists into these many experiments, is the desire to preserve the one fuel that keeps our lives going; FOOD. As early as the beginning of the 19th century, major breakthroughs in food preservation
Nutrition in Mountain Biking
Nutrition in Mountain Biking
Nutrition in Mountain Biking Nutrition in Mountain Biking I. Waterworld 1. Muscles produce 30-100 times more heat while riding 2. Water doesn\'t supply calories, minerals, or vitamins A. But it is used for almost every body function B. 55-65% of body weight is water 3. When losing a quart of fluid heart beats 8 more times a minute 4. Before a long ride start hyperhydrating 1 day in advance 5. Do drinking strategies during your training II. Rehydrate 1. Drink alot after a ride 2. Sports drinks r
Reye Syndrome
Reye Syndrome
Reye Syndrome Reye Syndrome Reye Syndrome is an extremely rare, non-contagious disease thought to be triggered by aspirin use. The actual origin of the disease is unknown. Reye\'s Syndrome, occasionally called Reye-Jacobsen\'s Syndrome, is known to follow any viral infection. Two of the most common viral infections it precedes is influenza, the flu, and chicken pox. A now-familiar warning on bottles of aspirin, most notably Tylenol, is not to give Tylenol to a child who is recovering from the
Clinical Chemistry Tests In Medicine
Clinical Chemistry Tests In Medicine
Clinical Chemistry Tests In Medicine Clinical Chemistry Tests In Medicine Of the diagnostic methods available to veterinarians, the clinical chemistry test has developed into a valuable aid for localizing pathologic conditions. This test is actually a collection of specially selected individual tests. With just a small amount of whole blood or serum, many body systems can be analyzed. Some of the more common screenings give information about the function of the kidneys, liver, and pancreas and
Lipids
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Lipids Lipids The subject I will cover is lipids. I will tell you about the description of it\' s organic compound. I will tell you where it is found. I will tell you what the uses are in plants and animals. I will also tell you about it\'s chemical structure and give examples of types of these compounds, such as cholesterol. The organic compound of lipids have many similarities. They are almost always greasy, fatty, oily, or waxy. They do not dissolve in water, but they do in other organic solv
The Effects of Altitude On Human Physiology
The Effects of Altitude On Human Physiology
The Effects of Altitude On Human Physiology The Effects of Altitude On Human Physiology Changes in altitude have a profound effect on the human body. The body attempts to maintain a state of homeostasis or balance to ensure the optimal operating environment for its complex chemical systems. Any change from this homeostasis is a change away from the optimal operating environment. The body attempts to correct this imbalance. One such imbalance is the effect of increasing altitude on the body\'s a
Geothermal Energy
Geothermal Energy
Geothermal Energy Geothermal Energy Matt Arnold 9/17/96 Physics 009 Professor Arns The human population is currently using up its fossil fuel supplies at staggering rates. Before long we will be forced to turn somewhere else for energy. There are many possibilities such as hydroelectric energy, nuclear energy, wind energy, solar energy and geothermal energy to name a few. Each one of these choices has its pros and cons. Hydroelectric power tends to upset the ecosystems in rivers and lakes. It a
An End To Genetic Diseases
An End To Genetic Diseases
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Bulimia Nervosa
Bulimia Nervosa
Bulimia Nervosa Word Count: 962 A variation of Anorexia, Bulimia ranges from excessive food intake, to an out of control compulsive cycle of binge eating where extraordinary amounts of any available food, usually of high carbohydrate content, may be consumed. Once having gorged, the victims are overcome with the urge to rd themselves of what they hate eaten by purging themselves, usually by vomiting, and sometimes by massive doses of laxatives. Between these obsessive bouts, most are able to ac
Effects Of Altitude On Human Physiology
Effects Of Altitude On Human Physiology
Effects Of Altitude On Human Physiology Word Count: 4190 The Effects Of Altitude On Human Physiology Changes in altitude have a profound effect on the human body. The body attempts to maintain a state of homeostasis or balance to ensure the optimal operating environment for its complex chemical systems. Any change from this homeostasis is a change away from the optimal operating environment. The body attempts to correct this imbalance. One such imbalance is the effect of increasing altitude on
Fluids and Hydration
Fluids and Hydration
Fluids and Hydration Word Count: 927 How important are fluids? Fluid replacement is probably the most important nutritional concern for athletes. Approximately 60% of your body weight is water. As you exercise, fluid is lost through your skin as sweat and through your lungs when you breathe. If this fluid is not replaced at regular intervals during exercise, you can become dehydrated. When you are dehydrated, you have a smaller volume of blood circulating through your body. Consequently, the am
Potassium
Potassium
Potassium Word Count: 670 Potassium Potassium is a vital element in the human body. Potassium had never been distinguished between sodium until the eighteenth century. Before potassium was recognized as an element, potassium carbonate was mixed with animal fat to make soap. It was discovered by Sir Humphrey Davy in England, in 1807. Sir Davy was able to isolate potassium using electrolysis. Potassium was the first metal isolated by this procedure. Today, it is still not found free in nature. It
The Cystic Fibrosis Gene
The Cystic Fibrosis Gene
The Cystic Fibrosis Gene Word Count: 2443 Introduction: Cystic fibrosis is an inherited autosomal recessive disease that exerts its main effects on the digestive system and the lungs. This disease is the most common genetic disorder amongst Caucasians. Cystic fibrosis affects about one in 2,500 people, with one in twenty five being a heterozygote. With the use of antibiotics, the life span of a person afflicted with CF can be extended up to thirty years however, most die before the age of thirt
THE EFFECTS OF ALTITUDE ON HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY
THE EFFECTS OF ALTITUDE ON HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY
THE EFFECTS OF ALTITUDE ON HUMAN PHYSIOLOGY Word Count: 4119 Changes in altitude have a profound effect on the human body. The body attempts to maintain a state of homeostasis or balance to ensure the optimal operating environment for its complex chemical systems. Any change from this homeostasis is a change away from the optimal operating environment. The body attempts to correct this imbalance. One such imbalance is the effect of increasing altitude on the body\'s ability to provide adequate
Permeability of Hydrophilic
Permeability of Hydrophilic
Permeability of Hydrophilic Permeability of Hydrophilic Supervisors: Vladan Milovic Professor Per Artursson SUMMARY Investigations of the integrity and transport characteristics of 2/4/A1 cells have been done in this report. The cell line was isolated from rat fetal intestinal epithelial cells and transfected with thermolabile SV40 large T antigen. These cells proliferated at 33 °C, but eliminated the antigen and ceased proliferating at a non-permissive temperature (39°C). At 39°C 2/4/A1 cells s
The Hippopotamus: Endangered Species Report
The Hippopotamus: Endangered Species Report
The Hippopotamus: Endangered Species Report The Hippopotamus: Endangered Species Report Jason Wapiennik Mr. Trippeer, Biology January 6th, 1997 The ban on elephant ivory trading has slowed down the poaching of elephants, but now poachers are getting their ivory from another creature, the hippopotamus. For the poacher, the hippo is an easy target. They stay together for long hours in muddy water pools, as many as eighty-one can be found in a single square mile. This concentration is so big it\'s
Eating Disorders
Eating Disorders
Eating Disorders Word Count: 1979 Eating Disorders Eating disorders are sweeping this country and are rampant on junior high, high school, and college campuses. These disorders are often referred to as the Deadly Diet, but are often known by their more popular names: anorexia or bulimia. They affect more than 20% of females between the age of thirteen and forty. It is very rare for a young female not to know of someone with an eating disorder. Statistics show that at least one in five young wom
Social Problems With Raves And Ecstacy
Social Problems With Raves And Ecstacy
Social Problems With Raves And Ecstacy Word Count: 1443 Social Problems of Ecstasy and Raves Throughout American history drugs have posed a problem to society and lawmakers. Many attempts have transpired to try to prevent future problems associated with drugs. Many of the drugs threatening America were originally designed toward the improvement of human health. The most recent epidemic of recreational drug use is ecstasy. Ecstasy’s popularity is particularly in the possession of the nations you
Mark Overman On Creatine
Mark Overman On Creatine
Mark Overman On Creatine Word Count: 1602 Mark Overman on Creatine By. Mark D. Overman Creatine is one of the primary things an athlete will do to put supplements into their body. These supplements range from protein shakes to illegal anabolic steroids. Some sports supplements are incredibly safe and effective, yet others work for a while and then fizzle out, while others still work well but do more damage than good in the long run. In the past athletes had to turn to such things as anabolic st
The Right To Die
The Right To Die
The Right To Die Word Count: 1120 The Right to Die Modern medical technology has made it possible to extend the lives of many far beyond when they would have died in the past. Death, in modern times, often ensures a long and painful fall where one loses control both physically and emotionally. Some individuals embrace the time that modern technology buys them; while others find the loss of control overwhelming and frightening. They want their loved ones to remember them as they were not as they