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1)The normal energy recommendation for women that fall within Merry’s age range is withinone thousand eight hundred (1800) to two thousand two hundred (2,200) calories.Calculating Merry’s BEE:Formula 655.1 + (9.563 X weight in Kg) + (1.850 X height in cm) – (4.567 X age)655.1 + (9.563 X 56.7) + (1.850 X 173.7) – (4.567 X 38)= 655.1 + 542.2 + 320.6 – 173.5=1517.9 – 173.5= 1343.5 KcalsThe results of the calculation above show that Merry consumes averagely 761 Kcals in a space ofthree days. It can therefore be said Merry does not meet up with normal energy levels.2)Going through Merry’s case note it is evident that she has an eating disorder. The eatingdisorder Merry is suffering from is most likely to be Anorexia nervosa. In her bid to maintainher weight after she quit smoking, there is a very high chance that Merry has been eatinglesser than normal, this is a good explanation for her low BEE.Eating disorders are a range of conditions with psychological origins that gives rise to unhealthyeating habits in the affected individual. These disorders in most situations bring about serioushealth consequences (Gentile, Lessa & Cattaneo,2013)
There are about six common types of eating disorders Anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa andPica, rumination disorder and avoidant or restrictive food intake disorder.
disorder eat large and unusual amounts of food within a short period of time and they feel

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Nutrition, Bulimia nervosa, Merry

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