Nutrition and Lifeskills
for Missouri Families
What are two factors that contribute to
Which type of cholesterol is good? Which
Which fat is best for you? You can
choose from saturated fats, monounsaturated fats, polyunsaturated fats, or
trans fatty acids?
What are the guidelines established by
the American Heart Association?
Melanie is a 42-year-old mother of two;
she leads a high stress life. She works 10 hours a day and is the sole
provider in the family. She doesn't have time to eat a healthy diet or
exercise. She hasn't had a doctor's checkup in years; she has neither
the time nor the money. The past couple of days, she has had tingling up
and down her arms and sometimes a pain in her chest. What do you think
she is experiencing and what do you think she should do?
Other Diet and Disease
Educational Support Materials:
Heart Disease Hypertension