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What factors influence energy?

Size, Age, Activity, Climate, Gender, Pregnancy

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What is oxidation?

When oxygen helps food burn in the body cells to poroduce energy

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What are empty kilocalories?

Foods that contain energy but no other nutrient

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What happens when energy gets in and energy gets out?

Balanced diet

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What happens when energy gets in but it doesn't get out

You get overweight

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What happens when more energy gets out than energy gets in

You get underweight

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What are examples of empty kilocalories?

Fizzy drinks,

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Energy balance

It means that energy input must be equal to energy output in order to have the correct body weight

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Energy unit

Kilocalories or kilojoules

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1kcal=

4.2kJ