Biology B1 1.1

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A balanced diet is a healthy diet. Don't confuse these. A balanced diet contains the correct amounts of;

  • Fibre (Foods)
  • Water (Will)
  • Minerals (Mainly) - Makes your body work healthily
  • Fats (Force) - Releases the energy needed to live and make new cells
  • Vitamins (Very)
  • Protiens (Professional) - Releases the energy needed to live and make new cells
  • Carbohydrates (Cutlery) - Releases the energy needed to live and make new cells

Here is how it should be spread

  • 35% Fruit and Vegetables
  • 15% Dairy
  • 15% Meat
  • 35% Carbohydrates

Without the right food groups you can suffer defficiency diseases. With unbalanced levels of the food groups you will end up malnourished. Our diet becomes unbalanced based on the amound of energy we take in. If we take in too much energy we gain weight. If…

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