A balanced diet includes everything needed to keep the body healthy.
Different people need different amounts of energy because your metabolic rate varies from person to person.
If the energy taken in is less than the energy used the person will loose mass. The more excercise you take the more food you will need.
'Metabolic rate' - The rate at which the reactions of your body take place, particularly cellular respiration.
'Malnourished' The condition when the body does not get a balanced diet.
'Inherited'- Passed on…