5 Contemporary issues An awareness and implications of the following contemporary issues: Diet-related diseases - coronary...
<ul><li>Why are people today less physically active? </li></ul>
<ul><li>People travel on buses and cars, rather than walking. </li></ul><ul><li>Many people work in offices, where they ar...
<ul><li>Obesity – Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube  - Causes of obesity in Britain </li></ul>
Short term <ul><li>breathlessness,  </li></ul><ul><li>increased sweating,  </li></ul><ul><li>snoring,  </li></ul><ul><li>d...
Long term <ul><li>high blood pressure ( hypertension ) </li></ul><ul><li>high cholesterol levels  (fatty deposits blocking...
Lifestyle choices <ul><li>eating processed or fast food  that is high in fat,  </li></ul><ul><li>not eating fruit, vegetab...
<ul><li>Coronary-heart-disease - Introduction </li></ul>
Find out the dietary requirements of the following religious groups: <ul><li>Buddhism </li></ul><ul><li>Hinduism </li></ul...
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×

Diet related diseases

603

Published on

Year 13 Edexcel Food Tech

Published in: Health & Medicine
0 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total Views
603
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
0
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
6
Comments
0
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Diet related diseases

  1. 1. 5 Contemporary issues An awareness and implications of the following contemporary issues: Diet-related diseases - coronary heart disease CHD - obesity
  2. 2. <ul><li>Why are people today less physically active? </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>People travel on buses and cars, rather than walking. </li></ul><ul><li>Many people work in offices, where they are sitting still for most of the day. This means that the calories they eat are not getting burnt off as energy. Instead, the extra calories are stored as fat. </li></ul><ul><li>Children playing more computer games. </li></ul><ul><li>Increase in fast food </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Obesity – Introduction </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube - Causes of obesity in Britain </li></ul>
  5. 5. Short term <ul><li>breathlessness, </li></ul><ul><li>increased sweating, </li></ul><ul><li>snoring, </li></ul><ul><li>difficulty sleeping, </li></ul><ul><li>inability to cope with sudden physical activity, </li></ul><ul><li>feeling very tired every day, and </li></ul><ul><li>back and joint pains. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Long term <ul><li>high blood pressure ( hypertension ) </li></ul><ul><li>high cholesterol levels  (fatty deposits blocking up your arteries) </li></ul><ul><li>type 2 diabetes - a chronic (long-term) condition that is caused by too much glucose in the blood. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Lifestyle choices <ul><li>eating processed or fast food that is high in fat, </li></ul><ul><li>not eating fruit, vegetables and unrefined carbohydrates , such as wholemeal bread and brown rice, </li></ul><ul><li>drinking too much alcohol - alcohol contains a lot of calories, and heavy drinkers are often overweight, and </li></ul><ul><li>eating out a lot - as you may have a starter or dessert in a restaurant, and the food can be higher in fat and sugar, </li></ul><ul><li>eating larger portions than you need - you may be encouraged to eat too much if your friends or relatives are also eating large portions, and </li></ul><ul><li>comfort eating - if you feel depressed or have low self-esteem you may comfort eat to make yourself feel better. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Coronary-heart-disease - Introduction </li></ul>
  9. 9. Find out the dietary requirements of the following religious groups: <ul><li>Buddhism </li></ul><ul><li>Hinduism </li></ul><ul><li>Islam </li></ul><ul><li>Judaism </li></ul><ul><li>Sikhism </li></ul>
  1. A particular slide catching your eye?

    Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.

×