Unit 5A: Keeping Healthy
Unit 5A: Vocabulary
Some useful words
A balanced diet includes all the necessary daily food requirements e.g. carbohydrate foods, fats, proteins, vitamins, water
The effect, often undesirable, that use of a drug may have
An essential food, provides energy and keeps us warm
An essential food, provides energy
An essential food, helps the body grow and repair itself
Provide us with energy.
Needed in minute amounts to keep us healthy.
Felt when the heart pumps once.
A place in the body where the heart beat can be felt. Good points are in the wrist, the neck and the temple
The number of times the heart beats
The tubes that blood travels down such as arteries, veins and capillaries
The 2 bag like structures that take in air and where gasses pass in and out of the blood