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  1. 1. FATS & CALORIES
  2. 2. Facts about Fat (Lipids) *not all fats are bad for our body <ul><li>Good Facts </li></ul><ul><li>-fat is important in the absorption of vitamins </li></ul><ul><li>-fat plays an important role in the cell membrane </li></ul><ul><li>-fat necessary for nerve transmission </li></ul>
  3. 3. Facts about Fat (Lipids <ul><li>Bad Facts </li></ul><ul><li>Excessive amounts of fat contribute to: </li></ul><ul><li>-weight gain </li></ul><ul><li>-heart disease </li></ul><ul><li>-some forms of cancer </li></ul><ul><li>-obesity </li></ul>
  4. 4. CHOLESTEROL <ul><li>A soft waxy type of fatty particle that circulates in the blood. </li></ul><ul><li>Found in foods and made by the body. </li></ul>
  5. 5. 2 TYPES OF CHOLESTEROL <ul><li>1. LDL </li></ul><ul><li>‘bad’ cholesterol </li></ul><ul><li>Promotes heart disease </li></ul><ul><li>2. HDL </li></ul><ul><li>‘good’ cholesterol </li></ul><ul><li>lowers the risk of heart disease </li></ul>
  6. 6. CALORIES <ul><li>A calorie is a unit of energy that measures how much energy food provides to the body. </li></ul><ul><li>The sources of calories in our diet are carbohydrates, protein, alcohol and fat. </li></ul>
  7. 7. BENEFITS OF WALKING <ul><li>A low impact exercise (easy on the body, helps prevent injury) </li></ul><ul><li>Improves muscular endurance, flexibility, and cardiovascular endurance </li></ul><ul><li>Promote effective weight control </li></ul>
  8. 8. ACCESSIBILITY <ul><li>Exercise is inexpensive </li></ul><ul><li>Can be done all year long, any time of the day </li></ul><ul><li>Requires no special court or playing field </li></ul><ul><li>Can be done for any length of time </li></ul>
  9. 9. SOCIAL <ul><li>Can be done alone, with a partner, or group </li></ul><ul><li>Walking is fun </li></ul><ul><li>A way of relieving stress </li></ul><ul><li>Appropriate for all ages and abilities </li></ul><ul><li>Provides quality time with family and friends </li></ul>

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