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One way to reduce high blood pressure?
Stop smoking, stop drinking or eat a healthy balanced diet
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Describe the link between cholesterol levels and heart attacks
Cholesterol Builds up in the arteries, narrowing them so increasing the blood pressure, reducing oxygen flow to the heart
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What is meant by first class proteins?
Found in meat and fish, contain essential amino acids
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Suggest a possible reason someone might need more protein
Young and are growing, Pregnant
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What type of lens corrects short sightedness?
Concave
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The position of the Macaws eyes make it difficult to judge distance, Why?
Monocular, Images dont layer up
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Explain how depressants slow down the transition of nerve impulses
Blocks receptor in the synapses, so less impulses can be received
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Explain how vasoconstriction reduces heat loss
The blood vessels contract, making the blood further from the skin
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How does insulin control blood sugar levels?
Excess glucose is converted into glycogen and stored in the liver
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Describe the link between cholesterol levels and heart attacks

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Cholesterol Builds up in the arteries, narrowing them so increasing the blood pressure, reducing oxygen flow to the heart

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What is meant by first class proteins?

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Suggest a possible reason someone might need more protein

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What type of lens corrects short sightedness?

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