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Explain why it would be helpful to know if one is carrying a gene associated with a disease.
Coursepivot October 20, 2022 01:45
Verified Answer Gene testing refers to a type of medical testing that aids in identifying changes in the proteins, the genes, and the chromosomes. The result of this testing helps (View full solution)
Category: Nutrition
Suggest several reasons why healing is slow in the elderly.
Coursepivot October 15, 2022 22:36
Explanation There are many causes because of which the healing process in older people is not as fast as compared to young people, some of these causes are listed as (View full solution)
Category: Nutrition
List two benefits of moderate alcohol intake. List two risks of heavy drinking. Should a nondrinker take up drinking for the health benefits?
Coursepivot October 14, 2022 23:38
Explanation Alcohol is metabolized in the liver. It requires no digestion and diffuses into the blood. When taken in a moderate amount, it has certain health benefits. It is also (View full solution)
Category: Nutrition
What three resources in a community are widely available to aid older adults in maintaining nutritional health?
Coursepivot October 14, 2022 23:37
Explanation Financially weak and lonely older people are compelled to consume nutritionally poor foods. To alleviate their nutritional deficiency, in 1965, the Older American Act (OAA) was enforced. It offers (View full solution)
Category: Nutrition
List three common herbal remedies. What are the possible benefits and risks of each one? If your grandmother were considering using any of these herbal remedies, what advice would you give her?
Coursepivot October 14, 2022 23:37
Explanation Herbal medicines are complementary medicines, whose effectiveness is not monitored by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These are high-priced and have unknown health risks. However, some are effective (View full solution)
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