Module 2 Food and Health

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What happens when the lumen of a coronary artery is narrowed by plaques?
Reduced the blood flow to the heart
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A severe pain in the chest which can lead to the left hand arm is clinically known as ?
Angina
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The death of part of the heart muscle caused usually by a clot in coronary artery
Heart Attack
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When the heart cannot sustain its pumping action due to a major blockage in a coronary artery?
Heart Failure
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A stroke is the death of what part of body tissue?
Death of a part of brain tissue
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Diet, sex, age and smoking are all factors of what disease?
CHD (coronary heart disease)
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The study of the distribution of a disease in populations and the factors that influence its rate of spreading ?
Epidemiology
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A smoker is how much more likely to develop lung cancer than a non smoker?
18
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What are lipoproteins ?
Combination of lipids, cholesterol and protein.
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What are their function?
They transport fats and cholesterol around the body
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What are the HDLS produced by?
The combination of unsaturated fats, cholesterol and proteins.
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What are the LDLS produced by?
The combination of saturated fats, cholesterol and proteins
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Do HDL's reduce or increaee blood cholesterol levels?
Reduce
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What do LDLS cause
Fat deposition in the artery walls
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What do monounsaturated fats do in the body?
Remove LDLS from the blood
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A severe pain in the chest which can lead to the left hand arm is clinically known as ?

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Angina

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The death of part of the heart muscle caused usually by a clot in coronary artery

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When the heart cannot sustain its pumping action due to a major blockage in a coronary artery?

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A stroke is the death of what part of body tissue?

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