Summary_NutritionAndHealth

Summary_NutritionAndHealth - Check Your Nutri-Sense:...

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Check Your Nutri-Sense: Nutrition and Health 1. A high risk of heart attack is associated with high blood levels of: a. free fatty acids. Alerts: Incorrect. Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) is the “bad cholesterol” and increases the risks of coronary heart disease. b. high-density lipoprotein (HDL). Alerts: Incorrect. High-density lipoprotein (HDL) is the “good cholesterol” and protects the arteries by taking cholesterol to the liver for disposal. c. low-density lipoprotein (LDL). Correct d. very low density lipoprotein (VLDL). Alerts: Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) is the “bad cholesterol” and increases the risks of coronary heart disease. 2. Which of the following is a feature of fat intake and health? a. Intake of saturated fat and trans fat raises blood cholesterol more than intake of cholesterol. Correct b. High intakes of fish oil improve diabetes. Alerts: Incorrect. The intake of saturated fat and trans fat raises blood cholesterol more than intake of cholesterol. c. High intake of short-chain fatty acids raises high-density lipoprotein levels. Alerts: Incorrect. The intake of saturated fat and trans fat raises blood cholesterol more than intake of cholesterol. d. Trans-fatty acids contained in saturated fats alter blood cholesterol levels. Alerts: Incorrect. The intake of saturated fat and trans fat raises blood cholesterol more than intake of
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This note was uploaded on 06/23/2010 for the course CUL ART FNDS 1302 taught by Professor Kunz during the Spring '10 term at Palo Alto College.

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