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. (i) Netball players should have a suitably balanced diet for their sport. What do you understand by the term balanced diet?
. (i) Food intake containing sufficient amounts (enough but not excess) of all the
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Explain how a diet containing sufficient ‘vitamins’ and ‘minerals’ contributes to effective performance.
Vit K / folic acid / Vit B12 / iron – helps production of red blood cells / haemoglobin;
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We eat different classes of food. One of these classes of food is fat.
Used as an energy source;
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(ii) Too much dietary fat may cause obesity. Which diseases are associated with 'obesity'?
Heart disease / heart attacks;
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. Explain how and why the diet of a competitive weightlifter may need to differ from that of an untrained individual.
How (sub max 2) Why
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State two classes of food that are most suitable for players who require stamina and why they are needed in their diet.
. 3 marks for 3 of :
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Define the term obesity and suggest one limitation for any definition of this term.
M6.Obese = 20% / 30% + body fat / BMI >30 / 40;
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) Briefly explain how two different named classes of food in an athlete’s diet will aid his / her performance.
Sufficient carbohydrates for energy
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Explain how a diet containing sufficient ‘vitamins’ and ‘minerals’ contributes to effective performance.

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Vit K / folic acid / Vit B12 / iron – helps production of red blood cells / haemoglobin;

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We eat different classes of food. One of these classes of food is fat.

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(ii) Too much dietary fat may cause obesity. Which diseases are associated with 'obesity'?

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. Explain how and why the diet of a competitive weightlifter may need to differ from that of an untrained individual.

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