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Healthy eating and heart diseases are directly related. It is found that eating fats which are low saturated helps in reducing the risk of diseases related to heart. Changing unhealthy eating habits could help those who are already suffering from illness like high level of cholesterol. A balance of all kinds of food which means the right combination of food is necessary to maintain a healthy body. “Eating more healthy fat and fewer carbohydrates could help people control high blood pressure and raise their good cholesterol, according to a new study” (O’Leary 9).
Usually fats are considered bad for the health but they are also essential ingredient in the overall wellbeing of the body. Certain studies reveal that consumption of fats that are healthy is good for maintaining good cholesterol. Reducing the intake of carbohydrates is another way of maintaining good cholesterol in the body. “The result from 164 people on different diets showed those rich in protein and good fats outperformed high – carbohydrate diets and reduced blood pressure and the risk of heart disease 20 percent. High on the list of good food was nuts, avocados and olive oil” (O’Leary 9).Diet rich in protein is proved beneficial in lowering the risk of diseases related to heart. Fish is rich in protein. Oily fishes like salmon, mackerel and pilchards have omega 3 fatty acids which are helpful in the prevention of heart diseases.
Healthy food contains a lower degree of cholesterol. Fresh vegetables and fruits do not contain any cholesterol. High degree of cholesterol is linked with heart diseases. When there is some sort of accumulation in the arteries, the arteries become narrow. Arteries which are narrow could lead to heart attack or even stroke. Fibre is not categorized as a nutrient; still it is one of the essential components required in maintaining a healthy digestive system. Some fibres do help in
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This study is being undertaken in order to establish a clear and comprehensive understanding of CHD based on nursing management. Coronary heart diseases are currently one of the major sources of mortality and morbidity. The management of this disease is largely based on the actions of the patient and the interventions of the medical health professionals.
Therefore, there are some cases wherein patients with dementia tend to forget when and how to eat proper meals for at least three times a day. This makes people with dementia at risk of malnutrition (Schenker, 2003:87-120). Malnutrition is not limited to insufficient food intake.
The main problem is that many people fail to commit to healthy eating because it is not an easy thing to sustain. It requires discipline and sacrifice in order to garner the benefits completely. For a college student, adopting good eating habits is especially necessary because of the indulgence that one is frequently tempted by in their youth.
Some of the causes of childhood obesity in the US include physical inactivity and excessive consumption of fast food. Obesity among children exposes them to adverse health problems such as heart problems, diabetes and high cholesterol levels, which have been known to affect only adult.
ly speaking, obesity refers to anyone who carries more body fat on their frame than is considered healthy for a person of their particular height and bone structure. Officially, obesity refers to people who are 40 to 100 pounds over their recommended weight while those who are
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The National Health Service in England (2009) noted that CHD is the leading killer in the UK with mortality ratio of 1:4 in men and 1:6 in women and about 300,000 individuals suffers from heart attack annually.