Biology Block 1 Diet & Exercise

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  • Created on: 01-03-16 17:46
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  • Diet & Exercise
    • Balanced Diet
      • Protein
        • build new tissue
          • growing
          • repair
        • made of amino acids
      • Carbohydrates
        • energy
      • fats
        • stored energy
      • water
        • chemical reactions
      • fibre
        • help prevent constipation
      • vitamins & minerals
        • general health
      • unbalanced diet can cause mal nutrition
    • metabolism
      • chemical reactions happening in the body
      • affected by
        • amount of exercise
        • genetics
        • muscle to fat ratio
        • gender
      • a high metabolism is good
    • cholesterol
      • type of fat that makes cell membranes
      • too much can lead to blocked arteries around the heart
      • a high level could lead to cholesterol blocking the artery , restricting the amount of blood that can access the artery
        • could  lead to a heart attack
    • Type 2 diabetes
      • linked to being overweight
      • can't control blood sugar
      • insulin not working with cells in the body to take sugar out of the blood

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