1.5 In this chapter you will consider the importance of diet towards a healthy, active lifestyle

Understand the link between exercise, diet, work and rest, and their
influence on personal health and well-being

Explain the requirements of a balanced diet
Explain the importance, and use, of macro nutrients (carbohydrates,
fats and protein), micro nutrients (minerals and vitamins), water and
fibre for personal health and wellbeing, and maintaining a healthy,
active lifestyle
explain the need to consider the timing of dietary intake when
performing due to the redistribution of blood flow (blood shunting)
during exercise.