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
Cardiovascular Disease
Type 2. diabetes
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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