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1. What are the five developmental tasks of young adulthood, and how can the accomplishing of one influence the accomplishing of any of the remaining four?
Levinson named five developmental tasks for young adults. These are pursuing a dream, creating relationships, developing an occupational career, forming a marriage and family and building responsibility in the larger community (Burns, 2005). These developmental tasks are interdependent on each other and achieving one affects the possibilities of accomplishing the other four. The development of a career will help in achieving other tasks as the young adult attains a means with which she/he can support the family. The career may help in achieving the dream which
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Fat is also needed in the body as it helps in the absorption of some vitamins such as Vitamin A, D, E, and K and also in the absorption of carotenoids.
The current concerns about saturated fats originated from a believe that all fat is bad as fat contains more calories than other food types, fat is readily metabolized and therefore requires no energy before its being stored and a believe that fat clogs the arteries. This in turn had resulted from wrong perceptions that saturated meat from red meat was the main cause for Ischaemic Heart Disease (IHD), a number one killer heart disease. The oil producers responded to this by introducing hydrogenated vegetable oils which people wrongly believed that they were healthy fats. As more people consumed these vegetable oils, the rate of IHD continued to increase. Further research by Dr. Mary Enig has confirmed that the diseases related to saturated fat are more as a result of increased consumption of vegetable oils and not saturated oils from red meat (Natural health information center, 2005).
3. Identify those risk factors for cardiovascular disease that cannot be changed. Identify those risk factors that can be changed. Lastly, identify the risk factors that can be contributing factors.
Some risk factors for cardiovascular diseases can be changed while others cannot be changed. The risk factors that cannot be changed include heredity, gender, and age. The risk of cardiovascular disease increases with age, and male are

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