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Unformatted text preview: the fatty acids necessary to maintain a healthy body. We need to have some fat in our diet to help process and absorb vitamins into our system. Our skin is kept healthy through our intake of certain fats. Our cholesterol levels are kept lower by the unsaturated fats we consume. A valuable source of unsaturated fats would be fish because they contain Omega-3. One major benefit our body has by consuming protein is that protein is essential for muscle growth and tissue growth. I think the common thread throughout everything we have learned so far is that moderation is the key to a healthy body and a healthy lifestyle....
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2011 for the course SCIENCE sci241 taught by Professor Atkins during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '11