Lecture3outline - Biology 1050 Spring 2008 Dr...

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Biology 1050 Spring 2008 Dr. Vance-Chalcraft Lecture 3: BMI, Metabolism, and Calories I. Health consequences of body weight A. Body mass index a. How do you determine your ideal weight? b. Why is body mass index used? c. Why do women need a higher BMI than men? d. How do you calculate BMI? e. Meaning of BMI values i) What BMI suggests a person is underweight? ii) What BMI suggests a person is at a healthy weight? iii) What BMI suggests a person is overweight? iv) What BMI suggests a person is obese? 1
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Biology 1050 Spring 2008 Dr. Vance-Chalcraft v) For what types of people do these readings NOT apply? 1) 2) 3) B. Underweight a. What causes a person to be underweight? b. How common are eating disorders? c. What are the two types of eating disorders? Describe each. d. What are the long-term health consequences of eating disorders? C. Obesity a. How many Americans are obese? 2
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Spring 2008 Dr. Vance-Chalcraft b. What are the causes of obesity? c. Obesity increases the risks of what diseases?
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Lecture3outline - Biology 1050 Spring 2008 Dr...

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