Diet and metabolic rate biology unit 1

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What are carbohydrates needed for?
Release energy
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What are fats needed for?
Keep warm and release energy
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What are proteins needed for?
Growth cell repair and cell replacement
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What is fibre needed for?
Aid digestion
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Why do you need energy?
To fuel chemical reactions in your body
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What is your metabolism?
Chemical reactions in the body
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What is metabolic rate?
The speed in which chemical reactions in the body occur
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Name 3 health problems which come from being obese?
Type 2 diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, heart disease, cancer, increased blood cholesterol level
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Name a deficiency disease
Scurvy lack of vitamin c
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Not enough foods leads to what problems?
Fatigue, poor resistance to infection and irregular period
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What is fibre needed for?

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