Case studies for chapter 11



Marilyn is 22 years old and has recently been diagnosed as pre-diabetic. Her mother has recently discovered that she has high LDL and triglycerides, and her father takes medication for hypertension. Marilyn’s Intake vs. Goals report is below.

Using the Intake vs Goals report and the information in Chapter 11, identify 1 nutrient that puts Marilyn at even greater risk for the disease you identified in #1 because it is too low. What is the specific connection between this nutrient and the disease you identified in #1?