Student Essay Scholarship by dietspotlight (ID 3683)
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- Highest award is $3,000. Three additional winners will be given $1000 each.
- The Dietspotlight.com Research Leadership Scholarship Program was created in hopes that it may encourage students in various health fields to work toward a future in which obesity and its related problems can be controlled. It should be noted that some of the newer diet supplements out there do a good job in addressing weight management, but consumer products only address a part of the issue.
- All students are eligible to apply.
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- 2018 Essay Subject:
Everyone’s family has either been directly or indirectly affected by diabetes. In the past 50 years, there has been an 800% increase in diagnosed diabetes cases, with the trend only gaining speed.
In 1500 words or less, please explain the role of insulin in the body, the body’s reaction to increased sugar levels, and what should be done to reverse the trend. What foods should be avoided to reduce the onset of insulin resistance? What can we do on a daily basis to help control sugar levels?