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Test Review - TestReview#2Chap:812 S L 0`% 5 P P :

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Test Review #2 – Chap: 8-12 01:18 Saturated fats      are a leading cause  in cardiovascular disease Liver      is the organ that dictates storage and excretion 50%-60%      of our bodies are filled with water Protein      is important for muscle development Proteins      are chains of amino acids Amino acids      are composed  of: Carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, and sulfur Base      of food pyramid  is bread and cereal Digestion      begins in mouth Crucial      nutrient is water How many grams of protein should a person need per day? Adults     : .8g      rec athletes : 1-1.1g     elite athletes in training : 1.2-1.6g
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Complex carbohydrate     Major type of carbohydrate, which provides sustained energy Triglycerides      are the most common fat  (circulating in the blood) What are some factors that influence diet ? availability, economy, emotional comfort, weight/body image, social interaction, nutritional  value, seasonal trends, environmental conditions How do water  and fat soluble  vitamins  differ? Water soluble     : flush out of system easier Fat Soluble     : stored in body fat  (absorbed through the intestinal tract with the help of fat  How do soluble  and insoluble fibers  differ? Soluble:Dissolve in water There are 3,500 calories  in a pound of fat When is someone considered obese ? Mildly: 20-40% over ideal weight, Moderately: 41-99%, Severly: 100+% Exceptional body fat      for females and males Men: 11-15%,     Women: 18-22% Different ways to determine body fat composition
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Adaptive thermogenesis     : theoretical mechanism by which the brain regulates metabolic activity  according to caloric intake Hypothalamus     : desire to eat Set point theory     : a person’s body has a set point of weight at which it is programmed to be  comfortable Basil metabolic rate     : the amount of energy your body uses at complete rest Eating disorders    
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This note was uploaded on 07/23/2010 for the course HEALTH 216 taught by Professor Barfield during the Spring '10 term at CofC.

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Test Review - TestReview#2Chap:812 S L 0`% 5 P P :

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