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  • Diet And Exercise
    • Metabolism - The chemical reactions that take place in the body
      • Metabolic rate- The speed at which the reactions take place
    • Malnutrition - not having a balanced diet leads to overweight or underweight
      • Less energy in +More energy out = loss of weight
      • More energy in +Less energy out = gain of weight
        • Can increase blood cholesterol levels
          • Cholesterol is a fatty substance made by the liver
    • Nutrients
      • Carbohydrate
      • Fats
        • provide energy
          • Carbohydrate
      • Proteins - for growth and cell repair
      • Fibre- helps prevent constipation (of faeces)
      • Vitamins & Minerals - for healthy functioning e.g. skin ,teeth


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