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Dance Anatomy

Calories, Metabolism, and Eating Disorders

What is a calorie? The amount of energy it would take to raise the temperature of 1 kilogram of water to 1 degrees celsius.
What is metabolism? Your body turning the food you eat into the energy it needs.
What 3 things determine your metabolism? Your body size, your sex, and your age.
If you consume more energy than you burn, you will ___________ weight. Gain
If you burn more energy than you consume, you will ___________ weight. Lose
What is Anorexia Nervosa? An emotional disorder characterized by an obsessive desire to lose weight by refusing to eat.
What is Bulimia Nervosa? An emotional disorder involving distortion of body image and an obsessive desire to lose weight, in which bouts of extreme overeating are followed by depression and self-induced vomiting, purging or fasting.
What 3 things should you base your calorie count on? Physical activity, Average weight, Height
On average, how many women are affected by Anorexia and Bulimia? Anorexia: 1 in 200, Bulimia: 2 in 100
What is Basil Metabolic Rate or BMR? The number of calories needed to survive.
The calories you consume turn into energy for the body. What are the 3 ways energy is used and their percentages? 10% enables digestion, 20% fuels the body, 70% supports organ and tissue function
To figure out how many calories you need in a day, what 3 things do you need to take into account? Amount of exercise you do, what types of food you eat, your body's ability to process energy
What are 2 foods that take more energy to digest? Celery and whole grains
Is a slow metabolism the cause of weight gain? No. It's your food and beverage intake and your physical activity that ultimately determine how much you weigh.
Created by: emilysapp



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