F212 Food & Health

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1. Why is excess salt bad for cardiovascular health?

  • Blood WP decreases as more water is stored, causing a rise in blood pressure and potential damage to small arteries.
  • Blood WP increases so the blood is able to flow quicker causing damage to the inside linings of arteries
  • Blood WP decreases so blood is less runny causing oxygen starvation in cells as blood cannot flow as well
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2. what is the common vector in malaria?

  • female anopheles mosquito
  • male anopheles mosquito
  • eggs laid in the blood stream of a human

3. WHO uses a process to proritise their work. What is this process called?

  • Epidemiology
  • Selection
  • Observation

4. Define the term 'disease'.

  • A micro-organism that affects a host by damaging it
  • A departure from good health , a malfunction of the body / mind
  • An illness that causes symptoms on the body

5. state the function of a insecticide

  • A chemical that kills insects
  • A chemical that kills fungi
  • a Chemical that kills birds

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