Biology Keeping Healthy

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What must a healthy diet contain?
The right balance of the different foods and the right amount of energy.
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What does malnourished mean?
When you don't have a balanced diet, this may make you overweight or underweight.
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What is a specific deficiency disease that is caused by a poor diet?
Type 2 diabetes.
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What must you do to lose mass?
The amount of energy in food you take in needs to be less than the amount of energy expended by the body.
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What is metabolic rate?
The rate of all chemical reactions in cells.
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What three factors affect metabolic rate?
The amount of activity you do, the proportion of muscle to fat in your body and inherited factors.
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What aspects of health are affected by inheritance?
Cholesterol level and metabolic rate.
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What apart from diet can keep you healthy?
Exercise.
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What is a deficiency disease?
A disease that is caused by an unbalanced diet.
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