|What do Red Blood Cells do?||They carry "hemoglobin" and "Oxygen" to all of the cells of the body. Red Blood cells carry oxygen and food to cells.|
|Hemoglobin is?||Is a substance in "red" blood cells that picks up and carries "oxygen"|
|What do White Blood Cells do?||They destroy/kill "Microbes" (also known as germs). White blood cells kills germs.|
|What are Platelets?||They are tiny parts of cells that help thicken or clot blood when you have a cut so you do loose too much blood.|
|What is the Heart?||It is a hollow, muscular organ, it pumps blood to body cells and it is about the size of your fist.|
|What are the two parts or chambers of the heart?||Atrium: The upper chamber of the heart.
Ventricles The lower chamber of the heart.
|What are blood vessels?||They carry the body throughout your body. If put together they would be 80 thousand miles long.|
|Arteries carry blood to or away from the heart?||Away. They carry oxygen ad nutrients away from the heart to the body.|
|Veins carry blood to or away from the heart?||To. Veins carry blood from the body to the heart. They carry carbon dioxide and other wastes to the heart.|
|What are capillaries?||They are the smallest blood vessels, they connect the arteries to the veins.|
|What is Cholesterol?||White waxy substance. Two types HDL and LDL. Our Liver makes cholesterol.|
|HDL Cholesterol. Good or Bad. Hint Happy||It is good cholesterol. It removes the bad or lousy LDL cholesterol from our blood vessels.|
|LDL Cholesterol. Good or Bad. Hint Lousy||It is the Lousy/Bad cholesterol that sticks to and clogs our blood vessels.|
|What are good foods to eat to get rid of LDL Cholesterol?||HDL Foods(Liquid at room temperature) are raw onions, fish, soy, veggies, whole grains, brown flour products, citrus(oranges), apples, grapes, canola, olive, sunflower oils, beans, lentils and tofu.|
|What are bad foods to eat?||LDL Foods(Solid at room temperature) Limit how much you eat of these. White flour, fired food, fast food, French fries, chicken nuggets, sugar, butter, ice cream.|
|What is the Resting Heart Rate?||The number of times your heart beats per minute. Also known as your pulse.|
|What arteries can you use to check your pulse?||Carotid (in your neck)
Radial(in your wrist)
|What is Aerobic Exercise?||It is repetitive, nonstop activity that increases the breathing and heart beat. Running, Biking, Swimming|
|What is Anaerobic Exercise?||It is intense physical activity that last only a few minutes to a few seconds. During which the muscles use up more oxygen that the blood can supply. Then your arms start to shake during push ups.|
|What are the benefits from working out?||1. Better concentration, sharpens mental alertness.
2. Increases self-esteem and energy.
3. Reduces Stress. 4. Improves Muscle Tone.
5. Strengths Heart. 6. Lowers Blood Pressure.