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Health 11.1

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Metabolism The prosses by which the body breaks down substances and gets energy from food
Body mass Index (BMI) A measure of body weight relative to height
Overweight Heavier than the standard weight range for your weight
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 that tend to be popular for only a short period of time
Weight cycling Repeated pattern of losing weight
Eating disorders Extreme harmful behaviors that can cause serious illness or even death
Anorexia nervosa An eating disorder in which an irrratational fear of weight gain leads to people starving themselves
Bulimia nervosa An eating disorder that involves overeating and purging or attampts to rid the body of all food
Binge eating disorder A disorder when people overeat constantly
Created by: ALOD711