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What are the 7 components of a healthy diet?
Vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates, protein, water, fats and fibre.
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What are 3 main differences between bacteria and viruses?
1. Some bacteria are useful but all viruses are harmful. 2. Viruses are 10-100 times smaller than bacteria, and are simpler. 3. Antibiotics cannot kill viruses but can kill most bacteria.
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How do our bodies defend against disease?
1. Our white blood cells: 'ingest' pathogens, create antibodies to kill specific bacteria/viruses and produce antitoxins to counteract toxins produced by pathogens.
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Describe the issues with being underweight?
Anorexia, vitamins and minerals deficiencies, weaker bones and immune system and inhibited growth.
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Describe the issues with being overweight?
Type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and arthritis.
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What are 3 main differences between bacteria and viruses?

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1. Some bacteria are useful but all viruses are harmful. 2. Viruses are 10-100 times smaller than bacteria, and are simpler. 3. Antibiotics cannot kill viruses but can kill most bacteria.

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How do our bodies defend against disease?

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Describe the issues with being underweight?

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Describe the issues with being overweight?

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