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what is malnutrition
not eating a good balanced diet
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underweight
less than 18.5
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normal weight
18.5 to 24.9
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overweight
25 to 29.9
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obese
30+
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what do we need cholestrol for
making vital organs and cell membranes
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fat
energy store, insulation, protection of organs, if deprived lack of energy
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carbohydrates
energy source, energy store, support of structure in plant cell walls, if deprived lack of energy
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protein
growth and repair of nails, hair, enzymes, cells, hormones, antibodies, energy store, if deprived pot belly
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what affects your metabolic rate
proportion of fat to muscle, amount and duration of exercise, genetics
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what process releases energy in muscle cells
respiration
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health problems from cholestrol
heart diseases, too much saturated fat
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what is a drug
a chemical that alters chemical reactions in the body
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withdrawal symptoms
sweating, anger, depression, headaches, shakiness
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what is drug addiction
when your body becomes reliant on the drug
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what is placebo tablet made of
sugar
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what is a placebo injection made of
saline or water
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what does adaptation mean
the specific characteristics that enable an animal or plant to be successful in its environment
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what do animals compete for
food, water, mates, territory, prey
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what do plants compete for
light, water, space to grow, nutrients, co2
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overweight

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