Unformatted text preview: 6. Name three diseases that you are at high-risk for if greatly overweight. 7. What disease of the brain is accelerated by excessive cholesterol levels? 8. How does the Hoffman-Roche weight-loss product work? 9. Weight-loss programs and drugs are largely unsuccessful because the body appears to have a “set-point”. Variations such as loss of weight trigger compensatory reactions to counteract the loss. Name three things our body will do to conserve fat. 10. What might be the advantage of growing fat in the laboratory using fat stem (progenitor) cells/...
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This note was uploaded on 07/07/2010 for the course BIOLOGY bild 2 taught by Professor Schroeder during the Spring '09 term at UCSD.
- Spring '09