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Chapter 11 jcarter

chapter 11 vocab

QuestionAnswer
Metabolism process by which the body breaks down substances.
body mass index measure of body weight relative to height.
overweight heavier than the standard weight range for your height.
obese having an excess of body fat.
underweight below the standard weight range for your height.
body image the way you see your body.
fad diets weight loss plans for a short time.
weight cycling repeated pattern of losing and regaining body weight.
eating disorders extreme, harmful eating behaviors.
anorexia nervosa irrational fear of weight gain.
bulimia nervosa cycles of overeating and purging.
binge eating disorder people overeat compulsively.
vegetarian eats mostly or only plant based foods.
dietary supplements products that supply one or more nutrients as a supplement to.
performance enhancers substances that boost athletic ability.
herbal supplements dietary supplementscontaining plant extracts.
megadoses very large amounts.
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