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Overweight Body weight that exceeds the recommended guidelines for good health
obesity body weight that greatly exceeds the recommended guidelines
what percent of adults are overweight? 66%
what percent of adults are obese? 34%
Name 4 things that influence your weight? genetics, age, gender, eating out and portion control.
What is healthy body weight? Acceptable body mass index, fat distribution that is not a risk factor for illness and absence of any medical condition that would suggest weight loss.
What does low body fat cause in women? lack of periods, infertility and loss of appetite as well as depression.
How can you asses your body composition? skinfold test, immersion
how many calories equal a pound? 3500
Thermic effect of food? Energy required to process what you eat.
Basal metabolic rate rate body using energy to maintain basic life functions
exercise metabolic rate energy spent on physical activity
Name 4 things that will help you achieve a healthy body compositoin for life? Set realistics goals, reduce calories, manage behavior, get active.
Created by: avilj0