an Apple a day

Barton, Vickeri
May 2012
PN;May2012, Vol. 66 Issue 5, p39
Trade Publication
The article discusses healthy eating for people with spinal-cord injuries (SCI). It says that healthy nutrition for SCI patients decreases the risk of obesity that can lead to diabetes, weight gain that affects mobility, pressure ulcers, and osteoporosis. It says that total cholesterol in the blood should be less than 200 milligrams (mg) per deciliter (dl) and low-density lipoprotein (ldl) should be less than 150 mg/dl while high-density lipoprotein (HDL) should be more than 40 mg/dl. INSET: Keep the Weight Off.


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