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(P3)- Explain two medical conditions related to unbalanced diets

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´╗┐BTEC First Health and Social Care Level 2 Unit 11: Impact on Diet on Health Unit 11: Impact of ________________ Diet on Health ________________ TASK 2 ?Medical Conditions Related to Unbalanced Diets ________________ ________________ Medical Conditions ________________ Rickets ________________ They are many medical conditions that are based upon unbalanced diets. One example of a medical condition, which is caused by a lack of vitamin D in the body, is a condition which affects bone development, in children. It also is caused in adults, but it is called osteomalacia or which is caused soft bones. Rickets are normally from people who emigrate from warm countries; these people have a lack of vitamin D. ...read more.

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Other systems, such as a bone problem, are slower delay of skeletal growth. To prevent rickets generally we should spend little time in the sun. As rickets is usually found by children, we should include in our schools diet menu, is food which includes vitamin D and also calcium. If this is included in our diets, we will gain back bones which are more stabilised and healthy. Tooth Decay ________________ Tooth decay, is to do with our teeth, it is commonly found in young children and well as young adults. It is caused by food which is high in sugars and also a lack of dental hygiene. ...read more.

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This means that it can widespread in our mouths and can make our mouths more dingy. The reason why our mouths are being contaminated; is because of the food we eat which is high in sugar; this gives a higher risk of tooth decay. The symptoms of tooth decay are holes or pits. To prevent this in a school environment, we should provide the children with all types of food components as an equally amount, including food with fats. As we now know, food which is high in sugar can cause tooth decay, but we need every food component. They should include food which have calcium, because it helps with the growth of teeth. This is another explanation of a medical condition relating to an unbalanced diet. (P3)- Explain two medical conditions related to unbalanced diets ________________ | Page Oluwaseyi Aleshe ...read more.

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The start of a good piece of work here. Two health diseases caused by poor diet have been described and suggestions are given as to how they can be improved. Well done for including the criteria to be addressed.
I would have liked to have seen a little more information in relation to Rickets - what other foods apart from milk could help? Perhaps detail regarding the source of the information could be provided so the reader can follow up what has been said.
There were several spelling & grammar errors which could be minimised by careful proof-reading.
Overall though a good piece of work.
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