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percent of calories expended by basal metabolic rate
obese body fat percentages for women
This is a waxy, fat-like substance that occurs naturally in all parts of the body. It is found in fatty parts of animal products and is part of every cell membrane
This type of fiber promotes the movement of material through your digestive system and increases stool bulk
Childhood obesity is highly correlated with this disease
weight in excess of recommended range for good health
What is the basic unit of measurement for human energy?
type of body build that has a tendency toward overweight
BMI for underweight
must-have nutrients that must come through your diet
the hypothalamus stimulates this system, especially the pituitary gland
type of body build that has a tendency toward a muscular build
BMI range for overweight
This nutrient is used for growth, maintenance and repair and is the last and least efficient source of energy
ratio of good stuff you eat to bad stuff
True or False? Healthy diets rich in fruits and vegetables may increase the risk of cancer and other chronic diseases
carb that is main source of energy for muscles and brain
These nutrients play a role in regulation, functioning, and building; vitamins can't be assimilated without help from these
personality type that is relaxed, casual, patient, and non-agressive
These monitor free radicals; examples include Vitamin E, Vitamin C
This type of fiber dissolves in water to form a gel-like material, it can help lower blood cholesterol and glucose levels (can metabolize)
This nutrient should comprise 55% of your diet
This stage of GAS begins when homeostatic regulation breaks down
acceptable body fat percentages for women
primary foundation of cancer; has to do with oxidated metabolism
exercise metabolic rate
BMI range for obesity
What are the three broad categories of stressors for college students?
form of stress that is pleasant and stimulating
BMI range for morbid obesity or DEATH!!!
This type of fat is created during food processing when liquid oils are converted into solid fats in a process called hydrogenation
type of body build that has tendency toward slimness
stage in GAS where the stressors are detected and body systems attempt to adapt to and combat the stressors
this nervous system serves as the 'brake' when it comes to stress response
True or False? Fat is larger and less dense than muscle.
a mood disorder characterized by loss of interest in usual activities, sadness, hopelessness, loss appetite, disturbed sleep, and other physical symptoms
This disease is caused when blood does not carry enough oxygen to the rest of your body; the most common cause of it is not having enough iron
True or False? Fat is an absolutely necessary nutritional component.
essential fat body composition percentages for men
This nutrient should account for about 10-15% of one's diet
form of stress that is unpleasant and harmful
anything that interferes with the biological or psychological equilibrium (homeostasis or balance)
What percentage of children and/or adolescents are overweight or obese?
category for above 110% of ideal for height or body build
obese body fat percentages for men
how rapidly carbs come and go (or is metabolized)
acceptable body fat percentages for men
This nutrient regulates basic cell function such as waste elimination, temperature regulation, aids digestion, maintains cell health, etc
These nutrients help regulate metabolism, convert fat and carbs to energy, assist in forming bone and muscle, bolster immune function...
True or False? Negative traits of hostility, cynicism, and anger decrease risk of heart disease
Cattell's research found a high correlation between poor physical condition and high _______
personality type that is competitive, ambitious, driven, and impatient
The three stages of the General Adaptation Syndrome are:
body shape where fat deposits are in the hip region; less health risk
essential fat body composition percentages for women
number of calories in a gram of fat
fat in excess of desirable norms for a group or gender
the non-specific response of the body to any demand made upon it -- Dr. Hans Selye
number of calories in a gram of alcohol
obsession with thinness
category for less than 90% of ideal height or body build
this nervous system serves as the 'accelerator' during stress response
This type of fiber is also known as roughage or bulk and includes all parts of plant foods that your body can't digest or absorb
range for normal BMI
stage in GAS where the stressor is perceived and the body shows generalized arousal
What percentage of adults are overweight or obese?
number of calories in a gram of carbohydrate
more body fat than one should maintain for good health
_______ calories = one pound of fat
stage in GAS where the resistance to the stressor is inadequate, and a stress-related illness occurs
ratio (percent) of fat versus lean body mass
the hypothalamus stimulates this nervous system for stress response
This nutrient should account for about 30% of your diet and is ingested as triglycerides
binge-purge syndrome
a disease that thins and weakens the bones to the point that they become fragile and break easily
This stage of GAS is entered if stress lasts longer than a few hours
gradual accumulation of fat over a period of time
body shape where fat deposits are in the abdominal region; greater health risk
True or False? For a number of people, excess dietary sodium causes fluid retention, increasing the volume of blood in the circulatory system
number of calories in a gram of protein
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