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Heart Disease Study Pack (part 1)
Brainstorm the reasons why we eat.
2. Define the term `nutrition' -
3. Define the term `balanced diet' -
4. Define the term `obesity' -
5. Complete the table:
Nutrient Function Amount required daily Amount of energy in
the food (kJ)
6. Why does the government produce guidelines about the daily requirements of individuals
for each component of the diet?
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Complete the following table of BMI and weight categories
BMI Category
Less than 18.5
18.5 ­ 25
25 ­ 30
30 ­ 40
Morbidly Obese
11. Is it healthy to have a BMI of under 18?
12. What do the three classes of obesity indicate?
13. Which body shape is seen as healthier, apple or pear?
14. Using figures to back up your answer, why is obesity a growing concern to the government?
15. Complete the following sentences.
Obesity is caused by consuming...…read more

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Diet and coronary heart disease
1. What does CHD stand for?
2. What is CHD the result of?
3. Where are the coronary arteries found?
4. What is the function of the coronary arteries?
5. What does the term atherosclerosis mean?
6. What affect does atherosclerosis have on the size of the lumen of a coronary artery?
7. There are 3 components of the diet that increase the risk of coronary heart disease. Name
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Discuss the following statement, providing evidence for your discussion.
"Cholesterol is bad for you and should be avoided at all costs.…read more


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