Biology B1 1.3 Inheritance, exercise and health.

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What can inherited factors affect?
Our health, including metabolic rate and cholesterol levels.
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What happens to people who exercise regularly?
They are usually healthier than those who take little exercise.
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What can affect you metabolic rate?
The genes you inherit from your parents.
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How many types of cholesterol are there?
Two.
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Why do you need 'good' cholesterol?
For your cell membranes and to make vital substances.
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What can small numbers of the population inherit heigh levels of?
'Bad' cholesterol.
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What can 'bad' cholesterol lead to?
Heart disease.
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What can foods rich in saturated fat cause?
An increase in blood cholesterol levels.
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What can be achieved through regular exercise?
A person who exercises regularly can increase their metabolic rate and lower high cholesterol levels.
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Why does eating too much make you put on weight (mass)?
The food contains energy, and any excess energy is stored in the body as fat.
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How an people change their lifestyle to help lower their blood cholesterol levels?
They can increase exercise and/or reduce saturated fat intake.
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What happens to people who exercise regularly?

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How many types of cholesterol are there?

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