The causes of health issues such as obesity, cardiovascular disease (CVD), diabetes, osteoporosis, tooth decay and anaemia, and what steps can be taken to help tackle and prevent them.
Individuals who have a BMI over … are considered obese.
Some types of fat such as omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids should be increased in the diet.
What type of diabetes can be controlled by dietary and lifestyle factors and is referred to as non-insulin dependent diabetes?
What vitamin aids the absorption of calcium and therefore helps reduce the risk of developing osteoporosis?
Which of the following best describes iron deficiency anaemia?
A condition where the body lacks iron in the red blood cells, resulting in less oxygen being transported to cells.
A condition where the body produces white blood cells, detecting an infection in the body.
A condition where the body lacks calcium in the bones, resulting in an increased risk of developing osteoporosis.
Snacking throughout the day helps prevent the development of dental caries (tooth decay).
Which health condition are post-menopausal women more at risk of developing due to losing bone mass rapidly?
Iron deficiency anaemia
A child should be breastfed or given fortified formula milk before the age of one to ensure they have enough of which nutrient?
In order to maintain a healthy blood pressure, salt intake should be limited to how many grams per day?
What is the medical term for high blood pressure?