Flashcards in HE Heart Disease Deck (5)
Why do the Eskimos and the Japanese have a low chance of getting heart disease?
Because they eat very little fat compared to a western diet.
Why do children and teenagers need fat?
They need fat for energy. ( they can get this from oily fish, cereals, meat and cheese.)
Where do find fat in our diet.
Butter/margarine: used on Toast or when cooking,
Oil: used for frying, dipping, salad dressings,
Lard: used for baking and frying,
Ghee: used in Indian and other Asian food.
What are the factors that contribute to heart disease?
Lack of exercise