Pe Dietry Revsion Cards

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Macro-nutrients
Elements from your diet that provide energy including fats, carbs & proteins. they are called macronutrients because they are usually more that just a couple of grams in your food.
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Micro-nutrients
Elements of your diet that perform a range of metabolic functions within cells. They are termed Micro-Nutrients because they only take up a few grams in food
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Glycogen
The stored from or carbohydrates in the muscles and liver.
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Glucose
The sugar molecule which is broken down to release energy for excersise
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Adipose
Fatty tissue stored beneath the skin and around the vital organs
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Glycaemic index
A measure of the effect different foods have on your blood glucose levels
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Cholesterol
A fat like substance that is essential for maintaining health but which cannot be made by the body, however high concentrations in the blood increase the risk of heart desiese
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Trygycerides
The form which most fat is stored in the body
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Oxidation
Oxidation of the saturated fat provides the body with the energy it needs to function
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Adrenaline
A hormone produced in response to low blood glucose, exercise and stress
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Amino Acids
The main components of protein that ultimately contribute to the growth and repair of the body's tissues and promote recovery of the body following exercise
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Mesomorph
Muscular individual, body usually takes the shape of an hour glass
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Endomorph
Individual is usually quite fat
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Ectomorph
Individual is usually very skinny and tall
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Elements of your diet that perform a range of metabolic functions within cells. They are termed Micro-Nutrients because they only take up a few grams in food

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Micro-nutrients

Card 3

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The stored from or carbohydrates in the muscles and liver.

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Card 4

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The sugar molecule which is broken down to release energy for excersise

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Card 5

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Fatty tissue stored beneath the skin and around the vital organs

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