1.1 – Diet and metabolic rate

Pages 12 – 14 of the CGP revision notes.

Key questions

  • What is found in a balanced diet?
  • Why do people’s energy needs vary?
  • What are the problems of obesity?
  • What are the problems of eating too little?
  • How does lack of exercise affect someone?
  • What inherited factors contribute to your weight?
  • What should you look for in evaluating claims that aren’t scientifically proven?