A combination of a balanced diet and regular exercise is needed to help keep the body healthy. Our bodies provide an excellent environment for many microbes which can make us ill once they are inside us. Our bodies need to stop most microbes getting in and deal with any microbes which do get in. Vaccination can be used to prevent infection.
Candidates should use their skills, knowledge and understanding to:
■ evaluate information about the effect of food on health
■ evaluate information about the effect of lifestyle on development of disease
■ analyse and evaluate claims made by slimming programmes, and slimming products.