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111: Soda Pop and its Problem
Soda Pop and its Problem Did you know the adult person drinks about 2-3 cans of pop a day. Teenagers drink about 3-4 cans a day. But drinking too much can be a real problem because the dangers seem hidden. Pop may seem like a good combination with pizza or other salty or fatty foods because the salt in the food makes your ... wheelchair or have bone problems. Most people don't think ahead that far in life to really care. But when your older you are going to wish you would have drank more milk. People are drinking more pop than of milk nowadays because of the taste and of the advertising of these beverages. If you do not like the taste of milk there is soy milk which will give you the ... cause cancer. Some people that stop smoking get stuck on Diet pop because of the sacrin. If you ever want to kick the addiction some day soon it doesn't mean you have to stop drinking pop. Try to start drinking more water, milk, or even juice. Then slowly cut back the amount of pop you drink. Your probably thinking I am not going to quit drinking pop. If I ...
112: Blood Alcohol Level (BAL)
... higher your BAL, as the liver can only handle about a drink per hour--the rest builds up in your blood stream). Understanding the effects of a rising BAL can be very useful in controlling drinking. Below are the consequences of various Blood Alcohol Levels,from a book by William R. Miller and Ricardo F. Munoz called, "How to Control your Drinkling: A Practical Guide to Responsible Drinking (1982): .02 MELLOW FEELING. SLIGHT BODY WARMTH. LESS INHIBITED. .05 NOTICEABLE RELAXATION. LESS ALERT. LESS SELF-FOCUSED. COORDINATION IMPAIRMENT BEGINS. .08 DRUNK DRIVING LIMIT. DEFINITE IMPAIRMENT IN COORDINATION AND JUDGMENT. .10 NOISY. POSSIBLE EMBARRASSING BEHAVIOR ... by focusing your attention on the initial pleasurable effects, be able to enjoy alcohol with less negative consequences. Blood Alcohol Level Charts are available in a number of resources. For example, "How to Control your Drinking: A Practical Guide to Responsible Drinking" (Miller & Munoz, 1982) Contains tables which list BAL values by gender, weight, number of drinks consumed and number of hours drinking. THE FINAL CALL BREATHALYZER is a very ...
113: Nutrition in Mountain Biking
... 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 replenish the best 3. Eat alot of salty snacks A. Sodium makes your blood like a sponge B. meals contain ... 2. Good for intense intervals V. Liquids 1. Replenish your self after rides 2. As soon as the rides over is the best time to replenish 3. Drink or eat 100 grams of carbo 4. Drinking carbo is much faster than eating carbo 5. You can spend over $1000 a year on recovery drinks VI. Cereal 1. Flakes are carbo rich, low in fat, and quickly digested 2. Sugar coated are ... caffeine because they both make the body excrete more water. If you can not meet your calorie needs, use sports drinks, recovery drinks or other liquid supplements. Try to step fluid lost to sweat, practice drinking strategies during your training. Determine how much sweat you lose by weighing yourself before and after your rides Every pound lost equals sixteen ounces of fluids. It takes practice to drink more than a ...
114: A Domestic Dilemma
... of one’s self. The conflicts in the story surround Martin and Emily’s marital relationship. It is clear that their marriage is deteriorating because of Emily’s alcoholism. Emily often attempts to hide her drinking from her husband and when Martin inquires about his wife’s earlier drinking, she responds "Because I drink a couple of sherries in the afternoon you’re trying to make me out a drunkard." in a sharp, unforgiving tone. Martin becomes frustrated knowing that he is not able ... because it burned his mouth. The other mistake that Emily made was while bathing her baby, she dropped Marianne and cut the child’s fragile head on a table. Because of Emily’s ignorance and drinking her baby daughter could have died or been seriously injured. Martin Meadows also faces another conflict. His heart is wrenched in turmoil as he struggles with the decisions that may force him to choose ...
115: Alcohol and Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
... the burnout of the guardian. Research Studies The key questions in FAS research include “How much is too much?”, and “ When is the fetus at the greatest risk?”(Ernhart, p.2) A safe amount of drinking during pregnancy has not yet been determined, and all major authorities agree that women should not drink at all during pregnancy. (NIAAA, p.2) The fetus seems to be at greatest risk during the first ... to the CDC, “FAS and other alcohol-related birth defects can be prevented if women do not drink alcohol during pregnancy or if they use reliable birth control methods when they do not abstain from drinking.” Unfortunately women do not stop drinking until pregnancy is confirmed. By then the embryo/fetus has gone through several weeks of critical development. The alcohol may have already done damage to the embryo/fetus.(NIAAA, p.2) Pregnant women who ...
116: Serial Killing: Is It An Addiction?
... slowly than others, while some addictions progress very quickly. Some of the progression speed would seem to be based in the individual. Not all alcoholics drink at the same speeds, or have problems with their drinking after a certain, predefined time. Some researchers argue that addiction is always fatal, but others view this as a questionable statement (Schaef, 1987). Not only does addiction build, it builds until the individual is destroyed ... special traits of alcoholics as including the following: hyperactivity, reduced attention span, increased sociability, increased social aggression, and a generally heightened emotionality. While it is commonsensical to recognize these traits after the alcoholic has been drinking, these traits are also present before drinking (Alexander, 1988). Sexual addicts are listed as being afflicted with such things as continuous need, a general compulsivity and unhealthy levels of self-contempt (Orford, 1985). A little thought will reveal the similarities between ...
117: A Domestic Dilemma By Carson M
... torn by both compassion and suffering. Martin, a loving and understanding husband must deal with his family’s problems. Martin’s wife, Emily, distraught by her new environment, initiates her family’s difficulties with her drinking habits. The story examines a family’s severe problems, and yet also illustrates the depth of love and loyalty that allows people to survive adversity. McCullers examines within the depth of one family how the full spectrum of love can destroy the romantics of love. The conflicts in the family surround Martin and Emily’s relationship. Emily’s drinking habits initiate a confrontation with Martin. When Martin inquires about his wife’s earlier drinking, she immediately responds “because I drink a couple of sherries in the afternoon you’re trying to make out a drunkard” in a sharp, unforgiving tone(99). According to Roberta Caplan, some people may ...
118: EPA Urges Tough Rules On Arsenic
... our table topic we are doing “EPA urges tough rules on arsenic.” The Environmental Protection agency has concluded that it must adopt a new standard for the amount of arsenic allowed in the nation’s drinking water that is at least as though as the one proposed by the Clinton administration, officials said yesterday. Christie Whitman recommend a limit of arsenic allowed in the nation’s drinking water after the National Academy of Sciences stated the health risks posed by arsenic are much greater than previously assumed by the EPA. Person 2- The decision addresses one of the most controversial environmental decisions the Bush administration has made since coming into office. The 50-year federal standard for naturally occurring arsenic levels in drinking water was at 50 parts per billion and the proposition was made at 10 parts per billion. Person 3- Whitman charged at the time that the Clinton rule had been hastily crafted without adequate ...
119: Environmental Pollution Concerns Come To Forefront
Environmental Pollution Concerns Come To Forefront Reports that the state finds El Dorado Irrigation District's drinking water system primitive, outdated and an avenue for hazardous pollutants sent El Dorado County residents scrambling for more information Wednesday. The message that pregnant, elderly and sick residents should boil their water or buy it ... I'm not crazy," said Sue Reimer, who was seven months pregnant in 1996 when she was diagnosed with giardia, a water-borne virus that causes intestinal problems. The El Dorado engineer said she was drinking only EID water -- and lots of it, at her doctor's suggestion. There's no confirmed connection between EID's water and illness in El Dorado County, county officials say. The problem at EID, state ... shows bird droppings, dead frogs and birds, beer bottles, the footprints of human swimmers, runoff from horse and cattle pastures and animal skeletons in the reservoirs. "If an infected cow, while grazing, defecates into the drinking water stored in this reservoir," states the caption to one photo in the report, "the water becomes contaminated with literally millions of Cryptosporidium organisms." Water quality experts say chlorine does not kill cryptosporidium, an ...
120: Salvador Manuchin
... drinks controls the whole family with his/her behavior. His/Her unavailability, bad health, violence, unpredictability, and self-contempt distort every interaction between family members. The whole family learns to adapt itself to his/her drinking with maneuvers like denial, bailing him out of jail if he drinks and drives, calling in sick for him if he's hung over, walking carefully when he's drunk and angry, unconsciously nominating one ... family stresses and have low self-esteem and other dynamics which can all play a part. What counts for the alcoholic isn't looking for causes so much as cutting the “feedback circles” that maintain drinking. A good clinician will refer the client to AA, consider hospitalization, assess for suicidal intent, advise a physical, ask about weapons in the home, and work on both family and individual levels with interventions aimed ... plays the role of family ambassador calms everybody down. In that family, the bias, the emotional level setting, is too low. Many drug and alcohol counselors know that when one member of the family stops drinking or using, the family will subtly try to push him back into his old vices, not because they want him sick, but because families, like other organisms, naturally resist changes that might further destabilize ...

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