Biology B1(a)

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Name the 5 food groups and their uses
1) Carbohydrates- Releases energy 2) Fats- Thermal and releases energy 3) Protein- aids growth, cell repair and replacement 4) Fibre- aids digestive system 5) Vitamins and minerals- aids skin, blood and bones
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What is metabolic rate?
The speed at which chemical reactions needed in the body occur at.
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Name factors of metabolic rate
1) Proportionality of fat 2) Proportionality of muscle 3) Gender- men have a higher metabolic rate 4) Amount of exercise
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What is an unbalanced diet?
A person who does not consume the right proportionality of the food groups leading to malnourishment.
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What is obesity caused by?
An excess of carbohydrate and fat
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