Tuesday, 24 December 2013

Speakout Advanced p 85. Health, Diet and Exercise. Extra Vocabulary

Weightput on/gain/lose weight/a few kilos/a few poundswatch/control/struggle with your weightbe/become seriously overweight/underweightbe/become clinically/morbidly obeseachieve/facilitate/promote/stimulate weight lossslim down to 70 kilos/(British English) 11 stone/(especially North American English) 160 poundscombat/prevent/tackle/treat obesitydevelop/have/suffer from/struggle with/recover from anorexia/bulimia/an eating disorderbe on/go on/follow a crash/strict diethave/suffer from a negative/poor body imagehave/develop a positive/healthy body imageHealthy eatingeat a balanced diet/healthily/sensiblyget/provide/receive adequate/proper nutritioncontain/get/provide essential nutrients/vitamins/mineralsbe high/low in calories/fat/fibre/(especially US) fiber/protein/vitamin D/Omega-3 fatty acidscontain (no)/use/be full of/be free from additives/chemical preservatives/artificial sweetenersavoid/cut down on/cut out alcohol/caffeine/fatty foodsstop/give up/(especially North American English) quit smokingExercise(British English) take regular exercisedo moderate/strenuous/vigorous exerciseplay football/hockey/tennisgo cycling/jogging/runninggo to/visit/(especially North American English) hit/work out at the gymstrengthen/tone/train your stomach musclescontract/relax/stretch/use/work your lower-body musclesbuild (up)/gain muscleimprove/increase your stamina/energy levels/physical fitnessburn/consume/expend caloriesStaying healthybe/get/keep/stay healthy/in shape/(especially British English) fitlower your cholesterol/blood pressureboost/stimulate/strengthen your immune systemprevent/reduce the risk of heart disease/high blood pressure/diabetes/osteoporosisreduce/relieve/manage/combat stressenhance/promote relaxation/physical and mental well-being

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