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HEALTHY WEIGHT… Are you?
Calorie Connection to Weight A person maintains their weight by taking in as many calories as they use Metabolism [def: the process by which the body breaks down substances and gets energy from food] Mathematically… 3, 500 calories = 1 lb of fat 500 few calories/day = 1 lb weight lose/wk
Calories in COMMON SNACK FOODS Pg. 291
Is your correct weight the same as mine? The right weight is based on age, gender, height, body frame, and stage and rate of growth Body Mass Index (BMI) [def: a measure of body weight relative to height] Skin Fold Testing
BMI Testing [pg. 293] Finding your own BMI – 1. Convert height to inches [1 foot = 12 inches] 2. Divide weight in pounds by height in inches 3. Ex – 1. 83/63 = 0. 03 Multiple #3 Answer by 703 5. Ex – 115/63 = 1. 83 Divide #2 Answer by height in inches 4. Ex – (12 x 5) + 3 = 63 Ex – 0. 03 x 703 = 21. 09 BMI = 21. 1
Weight & Health Obese vs. Underweight Fat vs. Muscle Losing vs. Gaining Weight Gastric Bypass Surgery Healthy?
Fad Diets [def: weight loss plans that tend to be popular for only a short time] Examples: [pg. 299] 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Miracle Food Magic Combinations Liquid Diets Diet Pills Fasting Characteristics of Fad Diets…
Eating Disorders Anorexia Nervosa [starving oneself]
Eating Disorders Bulimia Nervosa [overeating & purging]
Eating Disorders Binge Eating [compulsive overeating]