2010 exam revision

  1. Define BMR
    minimum amount of energy used to maintain normal body temperatures to keep the heart beating and all organs functioning
  2. factors affecting BMR (2)
    • excercise increases BMR doing the activity increases the heart rate increasing BMR
    • fasting as the body conserves energy in fear there there will not be more food and wants to stay alive
  3. one nutrient necessary to prevent osteoporosis
    vitamin D
  4. consequence of type 2 diabetes
    kidney failure
  5. identify two similarities between aboriginal AHEG and australian AHEG
    both guides show suitable proportions for each food group and foods are groupded according to the major nutrients supplied in both guides
  6. main prinicple of food preservation
    removes moisture to prevent bacteria reproducing
  7. three products that contain gluten
    wholegrain products, porridge and pasta
  8. two symptons of coeliac disease
    • anaemia due to inadequate absoroption of vitamin B12, iron and folate
    • diarrhoea, abdominal pain due to impaied water and carbohydrate consumption, urination and unabsorbed fatty acids
  9. describe one weight related factor that could lead to low birth weight in babies
    a mothers diet contains excess alcohol can lead to a low birth weight, as kilojoules from alcohol displace protein that leads to the birth and growth of tissue in the blood
  10. one lifestyle factor that could lead to a low birth weight in babies
    cigarette smoking leads to low birth weight as it supresses appetite in mother, meaning intake of less kilojoule foods is required for the baby to survive.
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2010 exam revision
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