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scientist estimate about one third of cancers in the UK may be linked to obesity. name two diseases linked to obesity. do not give cancer as one of your answers. (2 marks)
-arthritis -diabetes -high blood pressue - heart/ blood vessel desease.
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exercise helps a person to lose weight. explain why. (3 marks)
it increases the metabolic rate. exercise needs energy or increases energy used by body. this means that fat stores are used/ broken down.
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Other than increasing fitness, give two reasons why regular execise is important in maintaining a healthy body. (2 marks)
any two: -increases metabolic rate or incresed respiration - decreases blood pressure - decreases obesity - cholesterol/ burns off fat -lower risk of heart desease - ;lower risk of arthritis/ worn out joints. - lower risk of diabetes.
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some slimming programmes include daily execise. explain how daily exercise helps a person lose mass. (2 marks)
- (exercise) increases metabolic rate/ respiration - (exercise) need / uses energy/ calories - (this) energy comes from food/ fat - less food/ energy/ calories converts to fat
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what is it meant by metabolic rate? (2 marks)
-rate of (chemical) reactions / rate of energy release / rate of respiration -in cells / tissues/ organs.
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exercise helps a person to lose weight. explain why. (3 marks)

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it increases the metabolic rate. exercise needs energy or increases energy used by body. this means that fat stores are used/ broken down.

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Other than increasing fitness, give two reasons why regular execise is important in maintaining a healthy body. (2 marks)

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some slimming programmes include daily execise. explain how daily exercise helps a person lose mass. (2 marks)

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what is it meant by metabolic rate? (2 marks)

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