Diet and exercise

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What does a healthy diet contain?
The right balance of the different foods you need and the right amount of energy
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What is used by the body to release energy and to build cells?
Carbohydrates,fats and proteins
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What is needed for healthy functioning of the body?
Mineral ions and vitamins in small amounts
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What does malnourished mean?
When a persons diet is not balanced
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What may malnourishment lead to?
A person being overweight or underweight
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An unbalanced diet may lead to deficiency diseases or conditions such as?
Type 2 diabetes
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How does a person lose mass?
When the energy content of the food taken in is less than the amount of energy expended by the body
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Energy increases the amount of?
Energy expended by the body
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What is the metabolic rate?
The rate at which all the chemical reactions in the body are carried out
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The metabolic rate varies with what?
The amount of activity you do and the proportion of muscle to fat in your body
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Metabolic rate may be affected by what?
Inherited factors
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Our health may be affected by inherited factors, for example?
Cholesterol level
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Are people who exercise regularly usually healthier than people who exercise a little?
Yes
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