Section 1: Food, Nutrition and Health - Chapter 2: Nutritional needs and health - 2: Energy Needs

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  • Created on: 02-09-17 18:00
  • The functions of energy in the body:
    • Growth
    • Movement
    • Body warmth
    • Production of sound
    • Brain function
    • Chemical reactions
  • Main sources of energy:
    • Carbohydrate
    • Fat
    • Protein
  • Effects of a deficiency of energy:
    • Body loses weight as fat stores are used up
  • Effects of an excess of energy:
    • Energy stored as fat
    • Weight of body increases
  • Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR):
    • Amount…

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