Low-Fat Lies, High-Fat Frauds # 3 Pgs. 77-107 - NUTRITION 30 POINTS Low-Fat Lies High-Fat Frauds Pgs 77-107 Jessica VanHecke 1.What are triglycerides

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NUTRITION 30 POINTS Low-Fat Lies, High-Fat Frauds - Pgs. 77-107 Jessica VanHecke 1.What are triglycerides? An ester formed from glycerol and three fatty acids groups. 2.Why is it so important to look at triglyceride levels? Because it can monitor heart disease. 3.What is the relationship between LDL’s and triglycerides? They both can contribute to health issues like heart problems. 4.What raises your triglyceride levels? Why? There are a number of thing that can raise your levels. Afew are obesity, poorly controlled diabetes, hypothyroidism, kidney disease, regularly eating more calories then you burn, drinking lots of alcohol. 5.How does the Mediterranean Diet influence your blood-lipid profile? Offers the possibility of optimizing your lipid profile withthe judicious use of olive oil. By replacing some carbohydrate calories with olive oil calories, you can lower your triglyceride levels and maintain or even raise
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Unformatted text preview: your HDL levels even before you lose a pound. 6.What is Syndrome X or Metabolic Syndrome and what are its characteristics? It is a group of five risk factors that can increase you chance of developing heart disease, diabetes, and stroke. There are 7 characteristics: general obesity, hypertension, high triglycerides, low HDL, small LDL, tendency of blood to clot, insulin resistance. 7.96% of physicians didn’t know WHAT?? __ that a diet so low in fat would raise triglycerides ___________ 8.Dean Ornish recommends a very low-fat diet along with what other components? Eating a diet of plant products low fat, oils and simple carbohydrates to achieve weight loss. 9.How does this make the Ornish diet scientifically invalid Because his research doesn’t prove the claim that he is really famous for, which is that Americans should cut virtually all fat from their diets....
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