DIET - KEYWORDS

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  • Created on: 22-10-16 16:32
Macronutrients
Carbohydrates, Protein and Fat.
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Micronutrients
Minerals and vitamins
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Blood shunting
redistributing the blood to the working muscles when exercising.
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Vasconstriction
blood vessels are constrict [squeezed together] to make them smaller.
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Vasodilation
blood vessels are dilated to make them bigger.
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Carbohydrate loading
When you eat complex carbs to top up your glycogen level to the max.
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Ectomorph
Tall, thin, narrow shoulders - Long distance runners and long jump
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Endomorph
wide hips, narrow shoulders - Shotputter, Rugby player
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Mesomorph
wide shoulders, narrow hips, muscular - Gymnastics, Sprinter
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Anorexic
A prolongde eating disorder due to the lost of appetite - dangerous illness
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Obese
Used to describe people who are very overfat - can lead to heart disease and high blood pressure
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Over fat
Body fat in exess more than normal -
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Overweight
Having weight in exess of normal - could be a medical problem like diabetes
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Underweight
Weighing less than normal, healthy or required.
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7. Water
Makes up half of your body weight and keeps you hydrated. e.g. Isotonic drinks.
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Card 2

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Minerals and vitamins

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Micronutrients

Card 3

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redistributing the blood to the working muscles when exercising.

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Card 4

Front

blood vessels are constrict [squeezed together] to make them smaller.

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Card 5

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blood vessels are dilated to make them bigger.

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