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Kimberly Olson HEALTH SCIENCE Chapter 12 Weight Management 1) Which of the following is considered essential fat? A) fat located around major organs, generally within the abdomenB) fat stored in various tissues and critical for normal body functioningC) fat incorporated in loose connective tissue known as adipose tissueD) fat located underneath the skin, also known as subcutaneous fat 2) Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of visceral fat? 3) Researchers frequently use BMI in conjunction with ________ to examine the health risks associated with body weight. 4) Your body mass index (BMI) is calculated by dividing 5) The main drawback of using BMI to assess health is that it is not a good tool for A) assessing body composition.B) assessing body weight.C) comparing weight to height.D) classifying individuals as obese. 6) What are the characteristics of the android pattern of fat distribution? 7) What are the characteristics of the gynoid pattern of fat distribution?
8) People who tend to store body fat in the ________ are at increased risk for chronic disease.

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