How many adult Americans are currently considered obese?
Which of the following is a risk factor predisposing a person for overweight and obesity?
low education level
A signal of fullness from the body is known as
One’s baseline rate of energy use, dictated by the body’s collective metabolic activities, is known as
basal metabolic rate.
Underweight is defined as a BMI of
Overweight is defined as a BMI of
25 to 29.9.
On average, what percentage of our daily calories comes from sweets, sodas and fruit drinks, alcoholic beverages, and salty snacks?
Which of the following activities would burn the highest amount of calories per minute?
Being significantly underweight can be related to
Weight loss regimens that focus on portion size and make allowance for variations in daily routine, appetite, and food availability are known as ________ diets.
A person who says “I may weigh more than what I like, but I enjoy eating and balance my pleasure with eating with my concern for a healthy body” is exhibiting what type of thought pattern associated with healthy or distorted eating?
You are more likely to remain healthy throughout your life if
your body’s fat deposits tend to occur around the hips and thighs.
A syndrome characterized by negative self-perception in which a person becomes obsessed with a physical defect is known as
body dysmorphic disorder.
A pattern of losing/gaining weight is known as
Which lifestyle factor is related to weight gain?
getting less than 6 hours of sleep
A person who wants to lose weight should strive to achieve
negative caloric balance.
Which cancer is specifically linked to a high BMI?
A disturbed pattern of eating, dieting, and perceptions of body image that leads to medical issues is known as
an eating disorder.
Your recommended BMI will tend to be on the lower end of the range if you have a
small frame size.
Shelly is happy with her current body weight and wants to maintain it. To do this, she needs to be in
Researchers at the Mayo Clinic found that lean people burn between 279 and 477 more calories daily than obese people do as a result of
The term that the World Health Organization created to describe the world-wide trend of increasing obesity rates is
A lifestyle factor that influences weight includes
Atypical, abnormal food consumption that diminishes wellness but is not long-lived is known as
An eating disorder characterized by out-of-control eating without purging is known as
binge eating disorder.