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Heart Health - Part II

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… Continued from last edition

Cholesterol and the Heart

Heart Health - Elizabeth Joseph-Williams

Heart Health - Elizabeth Joseph-Williams
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The heart pumps about 5.7 litres of blood throughout the body and beats about 60 to 80 times per minute in an adult. The heart is responsible for taking deoxygenated blood through the veins to the lungs where oxygenation occurs.

Pregnancy Health - Elizabeth Joseph-Williams

Pregnancy Health - Elizabeth Joseph-Williams
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Getting a healthy diet is an important part of living healthy at any time, but if you're pregnant or planning a pregnancy a healthy diet is especially vital. Healthy eating and getting the right amount of nutrients during pregnancy will help your baby to develop and grow healthy.

Cholesterol Level: What Do The Numbers Mean? By Elizabeth Joseph-Williams

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Cholesterol is a fat-like substance produced naturally in the body. It is present in cell membranes allround the body. Cholesterol helps the brain, skin and other body organs to work well and the body uses cholesterol to produce hormones, vitamin D and bile acids that help digest fat.

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