Cholesterol can be good or bad. Different foods contain good or bad cholesterol; fish and fruit are healthy, fatty foods hold some hidden dangers.
- The heart needs a constant flow of blood in order to deliver oxygen around the body.
- Foods high in fat contain 'bad' cholesterol, or LDL, which is carried by the blood and sticks to the walls of arteries and restricts blood flow.
- Blocking the flow of blood to the heart will eventually result in a heart attack.
- To prevent the effects of LDL, eating a diet rich in 'good' cholesterol, or HDL, is recommended - HDL can be found in fruit, vegetables, nuts and oily fish.
Healthy hearts rely on healthy diets.
Foods high in fat: cheese, takeaway, red meat these foods increase ‘bad’ cholesterol.
‘Bad’ cholesterol is called LDL and is carried in the blood.
‘Bad’ cholesterol sticks to artery walls, restricting blood flow.
The heart needs a constant flow of blood.
It gives us ...
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