Biology 1.1

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Why do we need carbohydrates?
Slow release of energy
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What is used for growth and repair?
Proteins
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What is a balanced diet?
Eating the required amounts of all food groups
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What is meant by malnourished?
Not eating all the required amounts of food in the food groups
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Why does a person become overweight?
Eating too many calories then using up
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Why does a person lose weight?
Eating less calories then using up
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What is metabolic rate?
The rate at which the chemical reactions occur in the body
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What is a pathogen?
A disease causing micro organism
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Why can't antibiotics kill viruses?
Don't kill the pathogens
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What do white blood cells do?
Engulf, produce antitoxins and produce antibodies
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What does a vaccination contain?
Dead or inactive pathogen cells
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