Weight Management Lecture

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    Weight Management Dan Gerber, ED.D., M.P.H. My Body/My Health
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Dieting is a National Pastime 50% to 70% of women And 25% to 40% of men are on reducing diets. Over 65% of the U.S. population are over  weight. 80% of all 10 year old girls are on a diet.
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Most people who diet do so for cosmetic reasons and not for health reasons!!   And Most people eat do to triggers!!
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The body is composed of  lean body mass and body fat Lean body mass  is made of structural elements of  cells, body water, muscles and bone Body fat  is composed of two parts:   Essential fat  is needed for normal physiological  functions (e.g. nerve conduction) Storage fat  also called depot fat is excess fat that is  deposited in various parts of the body
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Four major weight control fads Body wraps Diet pills and aids Diet programs Fasting
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Body Wraps  - a re  pla s tic  o r rub b e r g a rm e nts  wo rn 
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