Priority health issues

1

Individuals who have a BMI over … are considered obese.

2

Some types of fat such as omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids should be increased in the diet.

3

What type of diabetes can be controlled by dietary and lifestyle factors and is referred to as non-insulin dependent diabetes?

4

What vitamin aids the absorption of calcium and therefore helps reduce the risk of developing osteoporosis?

5

Which of the following best describes iron deficiency anaemia?

6

Snacking throughout the day helps prevent the development of dental caries (tooth decay).

7

Which health condition are post-menopausal women more at risk of developing due to losing bone mass rapidly?

8

A child should be breastfed or given fortified formula milk before the age of one to ensure they have enough of which nutrient?

9

In order to maintain a healthy blood pressure, salt intake should be limited to how many grams per day?

10

What is the medical term for high blood pressure?