Nutrition

Jade Gandhi

MYTH: Processed seed and vegetable oils are healthy

  • Many of these oils are thought to reduce risk or heart disease many studies show they do the opposite and actually may increase your risk.
  • These commonly used oils show to have 0.56% to 4.2% of highly toxic trans fat.

Difference Between Fats

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HDL vs. LDL

HDL, known as high density lipoprotein, is the good cholesterol that aids in removing the bad cholesterol (LDL). LDL is known as low density lipoprotein. LDL backs up in your arteries and can increase your risk of cardiovascular disease. LDL levels over 190 can result in a heart attack.

68% of the United states are overweight

What to have in a healthy diet

  • Foods from all food groups (Dairy, Protein, Grains, Fruits, and Vegetables)
  • Drink lots of water, flush out toxins and waste from your body
  • portion control, overeating can lead to excess fat
  • read labels, some ¨healthy" foods can have excess sugar
How to Develop Healthy Eating Habits

How to Lower Cholesterol

  • Limit intake of unhealthy fats
  • eat fiber rich foods (fruits, vegetables, beans and oats)
  • control meat intake and replace it with beans, nuts, or seeds.

Overweight, Underweight, Obesity

Obesity: The condition of being grossly fat or overweight.

Overweight: Above a weight considered normal or desirable.

Underweight: Below a weight considered normal or desirable.

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