Healthy diet

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what is a helathy diet?
contains all 7 nutrients in the right amount
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what is cholesterol?
A substance made in your liver and its carried around your body in your blood. Its needed to make the membranes of body cells, your sex hormones and the hormone that helps your body deal with stress. without cholesterol we wouldn't survive.
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what is metabolic rate?
its the rate at which the chemical reactions in the body cells take place. it the rate at which your body burns calories.
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what are the 7 nutrients?
fibre, protein, carbohydrates, fats, water, vitamins & minerals, fruit & veg
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what happens when you don't eat healthily?
-diseases -obese which can lead to heart disease, high blood cholesterole
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what does fibre help with in the body?
helps with digestion
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what is protein used for in the body?
growth and cell repair
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what is carbohydrates used for in the body?
provides energy
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what is fats used for in the body?
insulation store of energy
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what is water used for in the body?
keep body hydrated
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what is vitamins & minerals used for in the body?
good health
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what are the effects of 2 types of cholesterol?
fibre, protein, carbohydrates, fats, water, vitamins & minerals, fruit & veg
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what happens when you don't eat healthily?
-diseases -obese which can lead to heart disease, high blood cholesterole
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what does fibre help with in the body?
helps with digestion
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what is protein used for in the body?
growth and cell repair
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what is carbohydrates used for in the body?
provides energy
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what is fats used for in the body?
insulation store of energy
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what is water used for in the body?
keep body hydrated
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what is vitamins & minerals used for in the body?
good health
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what are the effects of 2 types of cholesterol?
1) the way your liver works 2)the amount of fat in your diet
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what is saturated fats?
increases blood cholesterol level, you find them in animal fats like meat, butter and cheese
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what does the metabolic rate depend on?
1) sex - men have a higher metabolic rate as they have a higher proportion of muscles 2)exercise- increases your metabolic rate and lack of energy slows it down 3)inherited factors 4)temperature- warmer it is, the less energy you need
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what is cholesterol?

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A substance made in your liver and its carried around your body in your blood. Its needed to make the membranes of body cells, your sex hormones and the hormone that helps your body deal with stress. without cholesterol we wouldn't survive.

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