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What does being fit mean?
How well you can do physical tasks.
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What does being healthy mean?
Being free from infection or disease.
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What does high blood pressure cause?
It can cause burst blood vessels, strokes, brain damage and kidney damage.
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What does low blood pressure cause?
It causes poor circulation, lack of oxygen and food for the tissues and dizziness.
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What increases blood pressure?
Smoking, overweight, alcohol and stress.
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What does saturated fats increase the risk of?
Heart disease.
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What does too much saturated fats cause?
A build up of cholesterol in the arteries, plaque forming in the artery walls which restricts flow of blood leading to lack of oxygen.
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What does too much salt cause?
Increase in blood pressure, increase of plaque build up and increase damage to arteries.
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What is thrombosis?
A blood clot in the arteries.
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What is a heart attack?
When the heart does not receive any oxygen.
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What causes a heart attack?
When the arteries are narrowed and then thrombosis occurs. This cuts the blood supply to the heart and stops oxygen getting to the heart so it stops working.
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What needs to be included for a balanced diet?
Carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitimans/minerals, water
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What does being healthy mean?

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Being free from infection or disease.

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What does high blood pressure cause?

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What does low blood pressure cause?

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What increases blood pressure?

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