Diet and Metabolism

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fat
provides stored energy, found in butter and oils
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fibre
helps to prevent constipation, found in fruit and vegetables
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carbohydrates
supply energy, found in bread, pasta and rice
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water
needed for chemical reactions in cells
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proteins
made up of amino acids, needed for growth and repair, found in meat, eggs and nuts
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malnutrition
lack of a balanced diet, causing people to be overweight or underweight
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metabolic rate
rate of chemical reactions in the body
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mineral ions and vitamins
required in small amounts for healthy functioning of the body
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cholesterol
fatty deposit found in the arteries. some is needed for body processes, but a build up of cholesterol can lead to Type II diabetes. cholesterol levels are inherited but can be controlled by the diet.
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helps to prevent constipation, found in fruit and vegetables

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supply energy, found in bread, pasta and rice

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needed for chemical reactions in cells

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made up of amino acids, needed for growth and repair, found in meat, eggs and nuts

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