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Exam 2 Study Guide

Exam 2 Study Guide - Page 1 NUTR 100-003 STUDY GUIDE-EXAM 2...

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Page 1 NUTR 100- 003 STUDY GUIDE—EXAM 2 Scheduled April 5, 2007 Weight Management (Units 10 and 11) Identify key factors impacting increasing incidence of obesity (e.g., genetics, environmental factors) - Obese parents, weight disease in your family, etc. - Over eating, not exercising, fast food, etc. Identify key environmental factors that are impacting our weight - culture with fast food, too much television, - little to no exercise, larger portions of food, etc. Identify key strategies for weight loss given by the NIH Practical Guide for Treatment Obesity o Diet – specific recommendations and ideas for meeting them. o Exercise – specific recommendations o Behavior Modification –strategies and examples o Pharmacotheraphy—drug therapy What would be the characteristics of a weight loss program promoting long-term weight maintenance? What is a safe rate of weight loss? (e.g., 0.5 – 2 lb/wk) - Safe weight loss is .5 – 2 lb/wk. Characteristic include a wide variety of healthy eating, daily exercise, etc. What are the health benefits associated with modest weight loss? - Low development of eating disorders, more energy, not experiencing malnutrition What is satiety? - Satiety – a feeling of fullness or of having had enough to eat. What has happened with the trend in food availability (e.g., is food more or less available)? How has that impacted the way we eat? - Food has become more readily available, so people eat more even when they feel satiety or are not hungry.
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