143weight1co5 - – reduce BMR up to 45 – reduce energy...

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5 B asal M etabolic R ate • affected by heredity and behaviour • men have 5-10% higher BMR – more muscle mass – muscle more metabolically active • BMR declines 2-3% / decade after age 25 • Activity and dieting can affect BMR – crash diet - body will try and defend its weight
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Unformatted text preview: – reduce BMR up to 45% – reduce energy expenditure at rest in attempt to regain weight • Set point theory -internal control to maintain certain level of body fat – nicotine, amphetamines and exercise...
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