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1

Humans get energy by eating which nutrients?

Carbohydrates
Lipids

2

Energy in food is measure in which units?

Joules

3

How many joules in 1 kilojoule?

1000 J are in 1 kJ

4

What happens if you consume more energy than you use?

You will gain weight.

5

What happens if you consume less energy than you use?

You will lose weight.

6

If someone does not eat enough food they may suffer from...

starvation
malnutrition

7

Someone who is underweight may suffer from...

-Poor immune system
-Lack of energy (always feel tired)

8

Overweight people are at an increased risk of...

- Heart disease
- Stroke
- Diabetes
- Some cancers

9

Someone who does not get enough vitamins or minerals is said to have a...

deficiency

10

Vitamin A deficiency leads to...

night blindness

11

Vitamin D deficiency can lead to...

rickets (weak bones)

12

What affects the amount of energy needed by your body?

- Age (affects growth rate)
- Body size
- Level of exercise