Diet and exercise

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  • Diet and exercise
    • The three main food groups for energy
      • Carbohydrates
        • Things such as potatoes, pasta, bread, bananas, sugar and rice.
        • It is needed as a source of energy for life processes.
      • Fats
        • Things such as  cheese, butter, margarine and oils
        • They help to make cell membranes and to insulate the body.
      • Proteins
        • Used for growth and repair - building cells
    • You need to get a good balance of each food group in order to have a healthy diet.
      • If you don't have a balanced diet  you can become melnurished
    • To stay healthy you need to give your body a mixture of vitamins and minerals.
    • The more exercise you do the faster you burn off energy.
    • Exercise increases your metabolic rate
      • This makes chemical reactions in your cells faster.
      • The difference in muscle and fat in your body can also effects your metabolic rate.
  • Things such as meat, fish, eggs and cheese.
    • Proteins
      • Used for growth and repair - building cells


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