A diet that contains the proper proportions of carbohydrates, fats, proteins, dairy, minerals, and fruit&veg necessary to maintain good health.
A diet that contains the proper proportions of carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, minerals, and water necessary to maintain good health.
What are examples of proteins?
What are examples of fats?
Protein is useful as it builds new [blank_start]tissues[blank_end] in the body. this is good if you are [blank_start]growing[blank_end]. it also helps repair [blank_start]cells[blank_end] in the body, for example if you [blank_start]cut[blank_end] yourself.
white blood cells
white blood cells
[blank_start]Fats[blank_end] provide [blank_start]stored[blank_end] energy which would be used at a later time if you didn't eat [blank_start]carbohydrates[blank_end].
Is the job of carbohydrates to provide energy?
Give examples of carbohydrates?
Water is used in all [blank_start]chemical[blank_end] reactions in the body
Fibre helps to prevent [blank_start]constipation[blank_end]. It is found in foods like [blank_start]fruits[blank_end] and [blank_start]veg[blank_end].
[blank_start]Vitamins[blank_end] and minerals is required with [blank_start]general health[blank_end].
Without a balanced diet, what can be a problem?
You can become overweight by having more energy going out then coming in.
You can become underweight if the amount of energy going in is less than the energy coming out
Metabolism is a [blank_start]chemical[blank_end] reaction which is [blank_start]always[blank_end] happening. some people have [blank_start]high or low[blank_end] metabolisms.
short or tall
high or low
under weight or over weight
Metabolism can depend on:
Amount of exercise done
Amount of food taken in
Energy taken in compared to going out
Amount of muscle to fat ratio in the body
[blank_start]Cholesterol[blank_end] is a type of fat which is required in a body to make cell [blank_start]membranes[blank_end]. However too [blank_start]much[blank_end] can create blocked [blank_start]arteries[blank_end]. This can result in problems like [blank_start]heart attacks[blank_end]
Type II [blank_start]diabetes[blank_end] is from being [blank_start]over[blank_end]weight. This disease means you cannot control your [blank_start]blood sugar[blank_end]. Its a result from [blank_start]insulin[blank_end] not being recognised in the body.