Diet And Metabolic Rate

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What do you need in a balanced diet?
Carbohydrates,fats,protein,fibre,vitamins and mineral ions
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Why do you need Carbohydrates?
To release energy
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Why do you need Fats?
To keep warm and release energy
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Why do you need Protein?
For growth, cell repair and cell replacement
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Why do you need fibre?
To keep everything running smoothly through your digestive system
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Why do you need vitamins and mineral ions?
you need small amounts to keep your skin, bones and everything generally healthy
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Why do you need energy?
To fuel the chemical reactions in the body that keep you alive. These reactions are called your metabolism, and the speed at which they occur is your metabollic rate
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Why are bigger people more likely to have a higher matabolic rate?
Because the bigger you are, the more energy your body needs to be supplied with (because you have more cells)
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Why do men tend to have a higher metabolic rate than women?
Because they are slightly bigger than women and have a larger proportion of muscle. Other genetic factors may have some effect
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What can help boost your metabollic rate?
Exercise because it builds muscle
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Why do you need Carbohydrates?

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To release energy

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Why do you need Fats?

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Why do you need Protein?

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Why do you need fibre?

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