(Solution) NR 305 Week 3 Discussion: Exploring Popular Diet Trends


This week’s graded topics relate to the following Course Outcomes (COs).

  • CO 1 – Utilize prior knowledge of theories and principles of nursing and related disciplines to explain unexpected client behaviors, while differentiating between normal findings, variations, and abnormalities. (PO 1)
  • CO 4 – Identify teaching/learning needs from the health history of an individual. (PO 2)
  • CO 5 – Explore the professional responsibilities involved in conduction a comprehensive health assessment and provide appropriate documentation. (PO 6)


A distant cousin approaches you at your family reunion and says, “Great to see you! I heard you are a nurse. My friend is having success with the (insert selection from list below) and I am wondering what you think about it? Should I give it a try?”

Choose one of the following to consider in your response:

  • Paleo Diet
  • Anti-inflammatory Diet
  • Mediterranean Diet
  • Vegan Diet
  • Ketogenic Diet

In your discussion post, please include the following information:

  1. Briefly describe the diet you have selected to consider.
  2. Share how you would respond to your cousin. Please include questions you would ask, and your advice/recommendations.


The diet chosen for this discussion is the Mediterranean Diet. The Mediterranea diet is an approach to meals that emphasizes more on the traditional cuisine of countries that border the Mediterranean Sea. Despite the lack of an established definition of the Mediterranean diet, it is known to primarily include whole grains, fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, olive oil, and beans. The key features of the Mediterranea diet are daily consumption of whole grains, fruits, vegetables, and healthy fats; weekly intake of fish, poultry, beans, and eggs; moderate dairy products and limited intake of red meat (Dernini et al., 2018). The Mediterranean diet is also known for eating together with family and friends, taking a glass of red wine, and maintain physical activity.

To respond to my cousin about the Mediterranean diet, my first question would be, ‘what do you know about this diet? The question is important as it would……………Please click the icon below to purchase full answer at only $5