Factors affecting health

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  • Factors Affecting Health
    • Obesity
      • Excess Carbohydrate
      • Overeating/ lack of exercise
      • Arthritis
      • Type 2 diabetes
      • High Blood Pressure
      • Heart Disease
    • Eating Too little
      • Lack of food, in developed countries
      • Slow Growth
      • Poor resistance to infection
      • Irregular periods
      • fatigue
      • lack of Vitamin C
    • Not getting enough exercise
      • can be malnourished. Not balanced
      • increases energy used + decreases stored as fat
      • builds muscle
        • boosts metabolic rate
      • Healthier-exercise regularly
        • less likely to suffer health problems - obesity.
    • Inherited Factors
      • can depend on inherited factors to.
      • some inherit factors which affect metabolic rate
        • e.g. underactive thyroid gland
      • other ppl inherit factors effecting blood cholesterol level.
        • Cholesterol is fatty substance- good health.
      • some factors increase BCL, which increase risk of heart disease.

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