Cardiovascular%20Disease%20Module%202010

Cardiovascular%20Disease%20Module%202010 - Name_ FN 30300...

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Name_____________________________ FN 30300 PROJECT 3 Fall 2010 Cardiovascular Disease Module I. What is Cardiovascular Disease? Submit a typed report 3 -5 pages in length (double spaced, font size 12) describing cardiovascular disease (CAD), health implications or potential complications of CAD, the treatment(s) for the disease, and the role of nutrition in the treatment. Emphasis should be placed on the role of nutrition . Also include a works cited page listing at least 5 references. Use the MLA format. II. Are You At Risk? To determine your risk for cardiovascular disease, complete the My Life Check Assessment Tool found at the website for the American Heart Association. Go to http:// www.americanheart.org . Click on “Getting Healthy” listed along the top of the page. Then, click on "My Life Check Assessment” found at the bottom of the page. Click on "Get Your Assessment." Complete the risk assessment tool. At the conclusion of the assessment tool, print your report. Read over the findings from your assessment results. Check out the information provided under “Choose Your Next Steps.” This information can be used to answer questions at the end of this module. III. Calculation of Recommended Intakes for Fat in the Diet Using your recommended calorie level from your personal MyPyramid Plan, you will calculate your recommended intake levels for total fat, saturated fat, polyunsaturated fat, and monounsaturated fat. If you don't have a copy of your personal MyPyramid Plan, directions for printing your personal MyPyramid Plan can be found in Step III. My Pyramid Plan for Project I. These calculations were completed in Step V of Project 2 so you can refer to those values if you wish. Calculations - 1. Daily total fat needs: Calculate the grams of fat that represents 20 - 35% of your daily calorie needs. 2. Daily saturated fat needs: Calculate the gram of fat that represents <10% of your daily calorie needs. 3.
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