Inheritance, exercise and health B1 1.3

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Inheriting health

Inherited factors are factors which we inherit from our parents

  • Appearance
  • Health
  • Metabolic rate
  • Cholesterol

Controlling Cholesterol

Cholesterol is an inherited factor which affects ones health.

Forms of cholesterol:

  • Healthy: Needed for cell membranes and vital hormones
  • Unhealthy: Can cause health problems

If the balance of the two is wrong you can risk having heart disease

The liver deals with the fat in your diet. A balanced diet can keep the balance correct, however the inherited factors can still have a big impact.

Exercise and Health

People who exercise regularly are generally…


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