Year 9/10 Diet Related Diseases Assignment
1. No, Newspaper articles do not affect my food choices at all at least not consciously but perhaps subconsciously. These articles do bring up some important issues but I feel that I do enough exercise to the amount of kilojoules I consume to stay in a healthy weight range. 2. I feel that I do eat too many meals from takeaway outlets. I usually eat between 2-3 meals from takeaway outlets each week, mainly because of the convenience of them. As I need to fit in school work and fit with my families’ schedule, the convenience is very compelling. 3.
| 1 hour of taekwondo/ fitness training.
| 2 hours of work (teaching taekwondo).2 hours of soccer training. 1 hour of P.E
| 1 hour of taekwondo training.1 hour of P.E
| 2 hours of work.2 hours of soccer training.
| 2 hours of work.1 hour of P.E
| 4 hours of work.90 minute game of soccer.
| 18 holes of golf which means 5 hours of walking.
| 4. I feel that I do enough exercise. I feel that I eat a fair bit of unhealthy food but I feel that the amount of exercise I do counteracts that amount of unhealthy food I consume, in terms of weight. I also feel that even with the right kilojoule balance I could probably eat a more balanced diet. 5. I feel that I am fairly fit and healthy but that could easily be improved, by eating healthier, including eating more food groups including vegetables. Overall I am fairly happy with my body and weight. 6. Yes, I feel that I try all the new food trends and I believe that my peers do as well. I feel that the trends could be influenced by TV and Internet advertising.
What is obesity?
Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent that it may have an adverse effect on health, leading to reduced life expectancy and/or increased health problems. Obese and overweight people have become a global...
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