Metabolic Rate

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  • Created on: 24-04-13 17:30
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  • Diets and Exercise
    • Healthy balanced diet = correct balance of all food groups
    • Carbohydrates,Proteins and fats release the energy you need to live healthily and build new cells.
    • Vitamins and Minerals are needed for your body  to work healthier.
    • Your food provides energy to your muscles as they work (exercise)
      • The more exercise you do - the more energy you need to consume!
    • Excess energy which is not burnt during exercise, is stored as fat.
    • Metabolic Rate
      • Varies from person to person.
      • Chemical reactions which take place in cells.
      • Proportion of muscle to fat affects metabolic rate.
        • This can be changed by exercising.
      • Scientists believe that basic metabolic rate can be inherited from your parents.


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