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Create a "handout" covering the questions and topics described below.  The "handout" should be informative and creative and no more than 4 pages in a Microsoft Word document or 10 slides in a ppt format. . Creativity counts, too!  Always reference your sources!

Assignment:
You are a Registered Dietitian, and you have been invited to a Lunch and Learn program at a very large law firm. The firm must make a decision about which company they will select for a year long beverage contract. The lawyers must choose water, Gatorade, or Powerade. Of the 55 attorneys attending your presentation, 32 of them workout regularly for 1 hour five days out of the week.

The title of your presentation is: "Water: An Overlooked Essential Nutrient." The firm has requested that you address all of the questions mentioned in the introductory paragraph while creating a handout that compares water, Gatorade, and Powerade on the following categories:
Daily recommendations
Nutrient content
Varieties/sources
Cost
Advantages of consumption (include research reviews)
Safety levels
Disadvantages of consumption (include research reviews)
Conclusion



Helpful links :

Web Lab Research:

Read the American College of Sports Medicine's Position statement on Exercise and Fluid Replacement from Feb 2007
 
Go to http://www.acsm-msse.org/.
  * Under "links and Resources" Choose Position Stands.
  * Read "Exercise and Fluid Replacement" pdf file (Feb 1, 2007).

 
Go to http://www.iom.edu/.
  * Choose Food & Nutrition.
  * Select Dietary Reference Intakes.
  * Read about the DRI for electrolytes and water to get specific information about your needs.
Go to http://www.cfsan.fda.gov/ to learn more about reading food labels.
  * Select Food Labeling and Nutrition under Program Areas.

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