20.5.2 Weight Management-R

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2.5.2 Weight Management
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Weight Management :  genetics • socio-cultural influences    perception of body image  availability of food  lifestyle – physical activity  increased metabolism   helps control appetite
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Myth Busters of some Fad Diets Claim : specific ratios of carbohydrate, fat and protein can help you lose weight Myth Buster : weight loss depends on expending more energy than calories consumed Claim : people gain weight on low-fat diets Myth Buster : people only lose weight on low-fat diets if they consume less total calories than they expend Claim : high-protein diets energize the brain Myth Buster : the brain depends on glucose for energy; the source of glucose is carbohydrate Claim : more than 20 million books touting high-protein diets have been sold because it works Myth Buster : weight loss books are popular because people are looking for a simple solution to their weight problem
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 dieters  occasional 
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This note was uploaded on 06/24/2008 for the course FSHN 130 taught by Professor Wood during the Spring '08 term at Washington State University .

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