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3. Some combination of the two.
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A. Sedentary Activities Energy Costs Cals/Hour* C. Vigorous Activities More than 350 Lying down or sleeping 90 Aerobic Dancing 546 Sitting quietly 84 Basketball (recreational) 450 Sitting and writing, card playing, etc. 114 Bicycling (13 mph) 612 B. Moderate Activities (150-350) Circuit weight training 756 Bicycling (5 mph) 174 Football (touch, vigorous) 498 Canoeing (2.5 mph) 174 Ice Skating (9 mph) 384 Dancing (Ballroom) 210 Racquetball 588 Golf (2-some, carrying clubs) 324 Roller Skating (9 mph) 384 Horseback riding (sitting to trot) 246 Jogging (10 minute mile, 6 mph) 654 Light housework, cleaning, etc. 246 Scrubbing Floors 440 Swimming (crawl, 20 yards/min) 288 Swimming (crawl, 45 yards/min) 522 Tennis (recreational doubles) 312 Tennis (recreational singles) 450 Volleyball (recreational) 264 X-country Skiing ( 5 mph) 690 Walking (2 mph) 198
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What Role Do Restaurants Have In Our Diets? Let’s look at the how our diets have changes over the past 20 or so years!
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Overview The prevalence of obesity (BMI≥30) continues to be a health concern for adults, children and adolescents in the United States. Data from the most recent NHANES survey 1 shows that among adult men the prevalence of obesity was 31.1% in 2003 —2004, and 33.3% in 2005—2006, a small but not statistically significant change. Among adult women, the prevalence of obesity in 2003—2004 was 33.2%, and in 2005—2006 was 35.3%, again a small but not significant change. Another recent NHANES survey 2 found that obesity prevalence among children and adolescents showed no significant changes between 2003—2004 and 2005—2006. Based on the study, in the combined years of 2003—2006, 16.3% of children and adolescents aged 2–19 years were obese, at or above the 95th percentile of the 2000 BMI-for-age growth charts .
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The premise Americans are getting fatter and fatter every year. It is estimated that as many as one in five Americans is obese, a condition defined as being more than 30 percent above the ideal weight based on height. Even more alarming is that fact that obesity rates for children have doubled over the past 20 years, and overweight children are being diagnosed with obesity-related illnesses such as diabetes, sleep apnea and respiratory illnesses that in the past have only afflicted adults.
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On One Hand The portions served by fast food chains and other restaurants are far larger than the recommended portion size for most foods. Food costs for restaurants are relatively low, compared to the costs of rent and labor, so it makes sense for them to offer larger portions that make their customers feel like they are getting a bang for the buck. As American eat out more and more frequently, they become accustomed to those oversized portion, and think that such portions are normal. The high caloric content of these large servings leads to weight gain for regular fast food customers, and obesity can lead to many dangerous health problems.
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