Healthy Diet

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Carbohydrates provide us with energy. Fats provide energy and insulation. Protein helps cell regeneration. Fibre helps the digestive system.

Causes of anorexia are excessive exercise, undereating and laxative intake. Causes of obesity are overeating and lack of exercise.

Causes of Type 2 Diabetes are high fat intake, high carbohydrate intake, low glucose levels (which make you eat to restore them), meaning you have a high sugar intake. Causes of High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) are high fat intake and high salt intake.

BMI = Mass/(height)2

Metabolic rate is the speed at which chemical reactions take place in the body. It is affected by disease, general health and


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