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What can an imbalanced diet lead to?
An imbalanced diet causes a person to become malnourished. For example, too little vitamin D in the diet can lead to rickets, which affects the proper growth of the skeleton. Type 2 diabetes is also a problem related to poor diet.
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What foods are carbohydrates found in and what are they used for?
Potatoes, pasta, bread, bananas, sugar and rice. They're a source of energy for life processes.
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What foods are fats found in and what are they used for?
Cheese, butter, margarine and oils. They're a source of energy for life processes: fats are also needed to make cell membranes and to insulate our bodies.
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What foods are protiens found in and what are they used for?
Meat, fish, eggs and cheese. They're used for growth and repair - building cells.
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What is the metabolic rate?
Respiration is a chemical reaction that allows cells to release energy from food. The metabolic rate is the speed at which such chemical reactions take place in the body and varies because of several factors, including age, gender and inheritance.
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The cholesterol level in the blood can affect health, what is cholesterol.
Cholesterol is made in the liver and is needed for healthy cell membranes. However, too much cholesterol in the blood increases the risk of heart disease and diseased arteries.
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