Chapter 4 - Nutrition

Chapter 4 - Nutrition - Nutrition (Ch 4) 1. What factors in...

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Nutrition (Ch 4) 1. What factors in your life and environment have contributed to your current dietary habits? Do you need to make changes? What may prevent you from doing so? 2. Look at the website http://www.mypyramid.gov/ Calculate your personal pyramid plan. 3. What is BMI? Calculate your BMI http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/bmi/calc- bmi.htm What is your medical recommended weight (use table 4.13 on pg. 156)? Do you meet those recommendations? Do you think it’s more dangerous to be underweight or overweight? Are there drawbacks to using BMI? 4. Define body composition. What is a healthy body composition range for a male and female? List 4 ways to measure it and identify drawbacks to these methods. 5. An obesity epidemic plagues our country, at the same time we are a nation that obsesses and worries about our body image. Define the following eating disorders: anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, activity nervosa, and fear of obesity. What are the causes of an eating disorder? 6.
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This note was uploaded on 03/25/2008 for the course KINE 198 taught by Professor Any during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.

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Chapter 4 - Nutrition - Nutrition (Ch 4) 1. What factors in...

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