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0. Appropriate body weight 1. Nature vs. nurture 2. Health implications 3. Calories in, calories out 4. Characteristics of a sound diet Body Weight and Body Image 0. Dissatisfied with current body weight 0. 40% of American men 1. 55% of American women 2. Many high school and elementary school students 1. Desire to change current body weight 3. 85% of first-year male and female college students 0. Females: Leanness 1. Males: Muscularity Body Mass Index 2. A height to weight ratio 4. Body weight in KG ÷ (Height in meters)² 5. Body weight in lbs x 705 ÷ (Height in inches)² 3. Hamwi formula Interpreting BMI Underweight: BMI < 18.5 Normal: 18.5-24.9 Overweight: BMI > 25-29.9 Obesity: BMI > 30 Causes of obesity 4. The simple answer 6. Energy intake exceeds energy expenditure 5. The difficult answer 7. Involves a complex interplay of both genetic and environmental factors Genetic factors 5. Heredity is an important factor in etiology of obesity 6. Set point theory 8. Energy intake balanced with energy expenditure
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