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2.2.3 lipids and health-r - • maintain healthy weight •...

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2.2.3 Lipids and Health
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Classification of Lipoproteins changing the lipid:protein ratio • chylomicron • VLDL very low density lipoprotein • LDL low density lipoprotein • HDL high density lipoprotein X
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LDL and Heart Disease • blood vessels injured by smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure • white blood cells engulf LDL releasing cholesterol • cholesterol becomes embedded in vessel wall leading to atherosclerosis heart disease
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Lowering your Risk of Disease Lifestyle factors • stop smoking
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Unformatted text preview: • maintain healthy weight • control blood pressure • physical activity Lipids in Your Diet grains vegetables fruits oils dairy meat & beans Acceptable Macronutrient Distribution Ranges (AMDRs) Carbohydrates: 45-65% Protein: 10-35% Fat: 20-35% Note: % is of total energy consumed Lipids in Your Diet Dietary guidelines recommend • emphasize monounsaturated (MUFA) and polyunsaturated (PUFA) fats • limit saturated fats: 0-10% • limit trans-fatty acids: 0-1%...
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