Diet and health

- Balanced diet contains: carbohydrates, protein, fats, vitamins, minerals, fibre and water.

- Males need more energy than females unless pregnant because men have more musle mass.

- The more you excercise the more food you need because food provides energy to supply muscle tissue. 

- The temperature of where you live affects how much energy you need, you use less energy in warmer countries because you use less energy keeping yout bedy temperature at a steady level. 

- Everyone needs different amounts of energy in their diet because the "rate of chemical reactions in your cells" (metabolic rate) varies in everyone. 

- Proportion of muscle to fat in your body affects metabolic rate, excercise increases your metabolic rate. 

-Metbolic rate = rate of chemical reaction in your cells 


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