223review03 - Nutrition 223 Exam 3 Review *PLEASE NOTE:...

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Nutrition 223 Exam 3 Review ** PLEASE NOTE: when using this review to study, use it as a GUIDE. Everything presented in class lectures is subject to examination. ** The exam will be worth 75 points with ~75% as multiple choice/True/False and matching questions and ~25% fill-in/short answer questions. 1. Weight Management: Obesity a. Comment on obesity rates in the U.S. b. Are there possible genetic causes of obesity related to hormones? i. Compare leptin to ghrelin. c. What about the environmental link to obesity? d. Describe the health benefits of weight loss and physical activity. e. Discuss the various aspects of weight loss therapy and strategies. f. Describe what behavior therapy/change may entail. g. What are the drugs approved for weight loss and under what conditions should MD’s prescribe them? i. Any side effects? h. When is weight loss surgery (gastric bypass or restriction) employed and what considerations are necessary when suggesting such a drastic measure? i.
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2012 for the course NUTR 222 taught by Professor Heathergraham during the Fall '07 term at Truckee Meadows Community College.

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