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In this lesson, we will learn how to recognize the benefits of diet and exercise on our health.
If you are fit, you are able to cope with the demands of everyday life.
There are four measures of fitness:
strength, speed, stamina, and suppleness.
What does stamina mean?
Approximately how many glasses of fluids (preferably water)
should you drink daily?
Aerobic activities increase cardiorespiratory fitness. Which of the activities listed is a form of aerobic exercise?
Carbohydrates provide our bodies with energy. Approximately what percentage of our diet should be carbohydrates?
Which of the following is not a benefit of exercise?
Calcium helps maintain healthy bones and teeth. Which of the following foods is the best source of calcium?
Vitamin A is found in carrots, broccoli, and other vegetables. What does the body use vitamin A for?
The table shows the energy content in some of the main food groups.
Which food group contains the most energy per gram?
Protein is found in food such as chicken and fish. What is the main reason that our bodies need protein?
Why does smoking increase the risk of heart disease?
Bone-strengthening activities produce a force on the bones of the body that promotes bone growth and
This force is commonly produced by the impact with the ground.
Running is an example of a bone-strengthening activity. Which of the following is also a bone-strengthening activity?
The image shows the nutritional value of fried chicken.
Use the table to find the amount of fat, per 100 g, of fried chicken.
Which of the following is the healthiest way to cook chicken, which would help reduce the amount of fat in your diet?
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