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Nutrition 1. In “Female model in anti-anorexia campaign dies,” Swiss singer Vincent Bigler and Isabelle Caro had been working on what project together? - They had been “working on a video for a song he wrote about anorexia called ‘J’ai fin,’ a wordplay in French that means roughly ‘I am the end’ but is pronounced identically to ‘I am hungry’. 2. In “A new Name for High-Fructose Corn Syrup,” what is high-fructose corn syrup composed of? - It is composed of fructose and glucose . 3. In “Female model in anti-anorexia campaign dies,” which of the following actions was not a European effort to promote healthy body image? - I answered this below (#12) 4.True or False: In “A new Name for High-Fructose Corn Syrup”, scientists have been able to clearly prove the harmful effects of high fructose corn syrup. - False, inconclusive. 5. In “Congress Approves Child Nutrition Bill,” where does half of the $4.5 billion cost to finance the Child Nutrition Bill come from? - Cutting food stamps 6. True or False, in “Congress Approves Child Nutrition Bill” Republican Representative Paul Broun believes the Child Nutrition Bill is just another way for the government to expand its power. - True 7. In “Ad Rules Stall, Keeping Cereal a Cartoon Staple” which of the following companies has agreed to not direct their advertising towards children younger than 12? - Cadbury, Coca-Cola, Hershey, Mars 8. In “Ad Rules Stall, Keeping Cereal a Cartoon Staple”, how do fast-food companies such as McDonald’s and Burger King justify their advertisement of high-calorie meals for kids? - They justify their ads by pledging to show lower calorie versions of the meals in the ads. Those include apple slices instead of French fries and low- fat milk or fruit juice instead of soda. 9. In the article “Obesity Epidemic, What’s One Cookie?”, what have scientists discovered in regards to small caloric changes? - The “small changes” theory fails to take the body’s adaptive mechanisms into account. Numerous scientific studies show that small caloric change shave almost no long-term effect on weight.
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10. In the article “Obesity Epidemic, What’s One Cookie?” what is the common belief in regards to weight loss? - “small changes that add up”. E.g. cutting out or burning just 100 extra calories a day - by replacing soda with water, say or walking to school – can lead to significant weight loss over time. 11. According to “Ad Rules Stall, Keeping Cereal a Cartoon Staple,” how do some fast food restaurants such as Burger King and McDonalds justify ads for their Happy Meals and Kids Meals? -
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This note was uploaded on 11/13/2011 for the course PB HLTH 116 taught by Professor Plotts during the Spring '11 term at Berkeley.

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