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What is a balanced diet?
A balanced diet is not a crash diet, it is a way of eating all of the right nutrients that your body needs in order to be healthy
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How might a person lose mass?
Exercise
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How does exercise help a person lose mass?
If someone’s diet consists of food with a lower energy content than the amount of energy their body uses, the person will lose body mass
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What is Metabolic Rate?
The metabolic rate is the speed at which such chemical reactions take place in the body
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What factors affect a persom's Metabolic Rate?
Age, Gender and Inherited Factors
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Name some slimming programmes:
The Atkins Diet
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List different lifestyle choices that affect health:
What you eat; What you do; Eating a healthy diet; Doing regular exercise; Not smoking; Not drinking alcohol
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What is Cholesterol?
Cholesterol is a substance found in the blood. It is made in the liver and is needed for healthy cell membranes.
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Where is Cholesterol made and how is it carried in the body?
Your liver is the primary organ responsible for the production of Cholesterol in your body
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how is Cholesterol carried in the body?
The bloodstream transports cholesterol around the body attached to proteins
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How can we reduce Cholesterol levels?
Eating foods that contain Unsaturated fat instead of Saturated fat can actually help reduce Cholesterol levels
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