Nutrition

The key to better living

Myths and Truths

Myth: Processed Low-Fat Foods Are Healthy Options

Truth: 'Low- fat foods" are actually loaded with sugar

If the food has 'Low-fat or diet" then you will also find lots of corn syrup and artificial chemicals

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This chart shows how the fats in foods fluctuate and how much is actually in your food.
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What should be included in your every day diet

The Dos, Eat foods high in protein and that give you energy.

The Donts, Dont eat food high in sodium such as fries, burgers and any high sodium product as that can lead to a gain in fat and unhealthy lifestyles.

What is not needed in your everyday diet

SUGAR, because it can lead to a gain in weight and does not provide a good energy source for the long term

LDL

Having a high content of this cholesterol in your body increases the chance of you having a heart attack. It causes sudden blood clots to form resulting in a heart attack
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HDl

This cholesterol is considered the good cholesterol it is a high-density lipoprotein. High Hdl levels reduce the risk of heart disease.
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Recommendation

If you have a heart disease in your family or are overweight then you should change your diets and fit in the least amount of cholesterol.

The order that the body burns its stored energy

Carbohydrates, protein, Fat

Underweight

If a person is underweight then they will have a weakened immune system and feel more tired than most individuals.

Overweight

If a person is overweight then they have a greater chance of getting serious diseases such as type 2 diabetes and heart disease.
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