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Why do people become obese?
People become obese when they take in too much energy and don't burn it off.
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What does it mean to have to have a high metabolic rate?
If a person has a high metabolic rate, chemical reactions happen faster in the body, therefore energy is burnt faster.
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What does 'good' cholesterol do?
'Good' cholesterol repairs cell membranes and helps to make vital substances.
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What do pathogens cause?
They cause infectious diseases.
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What are pathogens?
They're usually small microorganisms such as viruses or bacteria.
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How do pathogens make you feel ill?
They enter the body and reproduce rapidly, then they release toxins (poison)
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