Obesity & Malnourishment

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It is important for good health to get the energy balance correct
If the energy you take in equals the energy you use then your mass will stay the same
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Eating too much food can lead to becoming _________ and ________.
Overweight and Obese
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Obesity is...
A disease where someone carries too much body fat.
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Obese people have a higher risk of...
Life threatening diseases - such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease
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Diseases linked to carrying excess weight include...
arthritis, diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease
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If a person is malnourished it means...
their diet is not balanced
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Malnourishment can lead to....
deficiency diseases
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Health problems connected to malnourishment include...
Reduced resistance to infection - immune system does not function properly Irregular periods (in women)
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Eating too much food can lead to becoming _________ and ________.

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Overweight and Obese

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Obesity is...

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Obese people have a higher risk of...

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Diseases linked to carrying excess weight include...

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