Biology B1 1.2 Weight problems.

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What will happen if you eat more food (take in more energy) than you need?
Your mass will increase.
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What is the term used to describe people who are very fat?
Obese.
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What can long-term obesity lead to?
Severe health problems such as Type 2 diabetes.
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What are the benefits of exercise?
It helps to keep the body healthy.
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Why is it important to get the energy balance correct?
For good health.
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What happens if the energy you take in equals the energy you use?
Your mass will stay the same.
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What can eating too much food lead to?
Becoming overweight and obese.
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How can problems caused by being overweight and obesity be reduced?
By eating less carbohydrate and increasing the amount of exercise.
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What are the health implications of eating too little food (starvation)?
It is unhealthy to be seriously underweight and may cause difficulty walking and deficiency diseases due to lack of vitamins or minerals.
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Why do people become obese?
They have taken in more energy than they have used.
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Why do starving people find it difficult to walk about?
They have too little energy or may have a deficiency disease.
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