nutrition exam 2

nutrition exam 2 - N UTRITION NOTES: NEGATIVE EFFECTS OF...

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NUTRITION NOTES: NEGATIVE EFFECTS OF FAT High fat diets are associated with chronic disease . [in example- cardiovascular disease - linked to high intake of saturated fats and just high overall fat intake. CV disease negatively effects the heart and our blood vessels.] Atherosclerosis- Build up of fatty material in the blood vessels. The artery walls thicken as a result of the fatty material building up. Cancer also increases with an increase of fat intake [breast cancer, prostate cancer]. This is based upon epidemiology research. It was determined that intake was a promoter, or causes the initiation, of cancer. It doesn't literally CAUSE the cancer, it just promotes the onset of cancer. High fat diets/obesity can cause diabetes and high blood pressure. Diets high in saturated fats increase blood cholesterol. Animal fats and coconut oil are both high in saturated fats. This type of diet raises the risk for CV disease. To improve a diet of this type, you usually have to reduce about 10% of kcal intake [I think this is what you mean??? it says 'reduce usually 10% kcal']. A good diet
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2010 for the course HESC 1221 taught by Professor Foote during the Spring '09 term at Arkansas.

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