Diet

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What are the 7 food groups yu need for a healthy diet?
Carbohidrates, fats, protein, fibre, vitamins. minerals and water.
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What is metabolic rate?
The speed in which chemical reactions take place in your body.
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People whoose diet is bably out of balanced is said to be...
malnourished
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Excess fat/carbs can lead to...
obesity
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How do peopel become obese?
Bad diet, overeating and lack of excercise.
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Health problems from obesity include...
Arthritis, high blood pressure and heart disease (some types of cancer).
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What can too much saturated fat lead to?
Increased blood cholesterol level .
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What can eating too much salt lead to?
High blood pressure and heart problems.
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What effects do you get of lack of food?
Slow gowth, fatigue, resistance to infection and irregular periods in women.
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What inherited factors can you get that affect your health?
Underactive thyroid gland (which lowers the metabloic rate and cause obesity), increased blood cholesterol level which leads to the risk of heart disease.
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