B1- Diet and Metabolic rate

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What does a balanced diet contain?
Carbohydrates, Fats, Protein and small amounts of vitamins and mineral ions.
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What are the risks faced if your diet is not balanced?
You may become malnourished.
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How do overweight people lose mass?
They go on slimming diets where they eat less.
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Exercising regularly can prevent what?
Can prevent people gaining body mass.
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Slimming Diets and Exercising work because?
They both lead to more energy being used up than is taken in. This forces the body to use stored fat for energy, therefore losing mass.
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What is metabolic rate?
The rate at which chemical reactions take place in your cells.
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The higher the proportion of muscle to fat the higher the what?
The metabolic rate. Increases during exercise.
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What can metabolic rate be affected by?
Genes, inherited from your parents.
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One gram of fat releases twice as much energy as?
One gram of carbohydrate or protein.
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What are the risks faced if your diet is not balanced?

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You may become malnourished.

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How do overweight people lose mass?

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Exercising regularly can prevent what?

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Slimming Diets and Exercising work because?

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