Effects on physical health

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  • Created by: Elca
  • Created on: 04-04-15 09:37

Carbohydrate

Positive; 

  • Provides food energy

Negative;

  • Excess food energy is stored as fat
  • Risk of obesity, diabetes, heart disease, hyper-tension and tooth decay

Fibre/NSP

Positive; 

  • Aids digestion
  • Prevents constipation

Negative;

  • No major problems

Fat

Positive; 

  • Provides food energy
  • Provides heat insulation

Negative; 

  • Raised cholesterol level causes

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