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What is the difference between 'fit' and 'healthy'?
Being FIT is a measure of how well you can perform physical tasks. Being HEALTHY means being free from disease.
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Describe what is meant by the term 'systolic pressure'.
When the blood pressure is at its highest and when the heart contracts.
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Explain one way smoking can increase blood pressure.
Carbon Monoxide - reduces how much oxygen the blood can carry.
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How do narrow arteries increase the risk of a heart attack?
Choloestrol builds up in the artery walls.
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Whats does the body need carbohydrates for?
To provide energy.
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Give three reasons why people choose to eat different diets.
Age > Children and teenagers need more protein for growth. Gender > Females need more iron to replace the lost in blood during their period. Physical Activity > Active people need more carbohydrates for energy.
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Name three health problems that obesity can increase the risk of?
Diabetes, heart disease and breast cancer.
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Explain how white blood cells destroy pathogens?
Forms blood clots to seal cuts and keep the pathogens out.
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What does a depressant do?
Slow down the brains activity.
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Give one long-term effect of drinking too much alcohol.
Brain and liver damage.
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Describe what is meant by the term 'systolic pressure'.

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When the blood pressure is at its highest and when the heart contracts.

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Explain one way smoking can increase blood pressure.

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How do narrow arteries increase the risk of a heart attack?

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