Healthy Lifestyles

Introduction Unhealthy lifestyles have been associated with high levels of obesity and anorexia. Lifestyle changes are believed to have a significant effect in reducing people’s risk to anorexia and obesity. Anorexia has mainly been due to media’s obsession with very thin fashion models. Obesity on the other hand is the opposite of anorexia. It is […]

Eating Behavior

Introduction Studies examining the eating behaviours of various individuals show that the amount of food consumed is directly affected by outside environmental food cues which trigger a response which causes the feeling of hunger which in turn causes a person to eat (Hepworth et al, 2010). Not only that, the amount of food consumed has […]

Active Listening Skills in the Healthcare Environment

Introduction- thesis statement In most of the conversations that individuals have, one often does not listen fully to what the speaker addresses. In several instances, the listener often provides partial attention and usually focuses on other issues that may or may not be related t the subject. The listener often assumes to be familiar with […]

The Paradox of Social Class and Sports Involvement

Abstract The article of Thomas C. Wilson (2002) will be critically analyzed in this thesis. The study in that article was to establish the role of sports involvement in the creation of social classes within the society. The author opined that high educational level or the income distribution of participants increases people’s tendency of involving […]

Childhood Obesity

Introduction Obesity refers to a health state in which surplus body fat accumulates such that it may pose unfavorable consequences on wellbeing of an individual. It is determined using the body mass index, commonly referred to as BMI, and further analyzed by fat dispersion through the waist-hip quotient and overall blood vessel threat features. The […]

The Development of Alzheimer’s Disease and it’s Effect on the Brain

Abstract Alzheimer’s disease is a psychological disorder that does not only affect the functioning of the brain, but also the nervous system leading to poor coordination of the body. The disease is incurable and progresses slowly through consecutive four stages of pre-dementia, early stage, middle stage, and late stage that ultimately leads to death. A […]