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Healthy Eating

The seven requirements of a healthy diet are:
Protein
Carbohydrates
Fats
Minerals
Vitamins
Water
Fibre
Eat the correct balance of all of these.
Eat limited saturated fats, as liver converts it to cholesterol, a large amount of which is
harmful.
Too much salt leads to kidney damage


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Energy in is energy eaten, energy out is energy used



To be healthy:



ENERGY IN=ENERGY OUT




1. Cholesterol is neccesary in your body. However, a diet high in SATURATED or
PROCESSED fats increases the risk of CORONARY HEART DISEASE as it increases the
amount of cholesterol made in your liver.…

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Exercise: helps to reduce WEIGHT and stress, keeps you fit and HEALTHY, increases
metabolic rate and decreases BAD CHOLESTEROL

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