Nutrition, Diet and Coronary Heart Disease. AS Biology Unit 2

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Balanced Diet: One that contains all the nutrients required for health in sppropriate proportions

Nutrition: Is nourishmenr - the nutrients and energy needed for health and growth

Obesity: Is when a person is 20% or more heavier than the recommended weight for their height

Health risks caused by obesity
Cancer
Cardiovascular Disease
Type 2. diabetes
Gallstones
Osteoarthritis
High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)

Why is cholesterol in the blood

High-Density Lipoprotein
Produced by combination of unsaturated fats, cholesterol and Protein
Carry cholesterol from Body tissues back to the liver
Liver cells have…

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