Which of the following examples would result in weight loss for a person who expends 2800 calories per day?
|A)||Eating 2500 calories of healthful food and 300 calories of chocolate cake per day|
|B)||Eating 3000 calories of healthful foods per day|
|C)||Eating 2800 calories of healthful foods per day with no desserts|
|D)||Eating 2500 calories of healthful foods per day|
To _____ is to rid the body of food by vomitting or by using laxatives and diuretics.
Why do you think there are so many different over-the-counter drugs, products, and plans to help people lose weight?
|A)||Because many people are overweight and want to lose weight quickly|
|B)||They don't have any side effects.|
|C)||Because they have been proven safe for everyone to use|
|D)||Because they all work so well|
A mental disorder in which a person has a compelling need to starve, to binge, or to binge and purge, is called a(n) __________.
|A)||Distorted body image|
Would a person with a higher basal metabolic rate be thinner or heavier than a person with a lower BMR?
|A)||thinner, because BMR shows how healthful a person's diet is|
|B)||heavier, because BMR measures body fat|
|C)||thinner, because BMR measures how quickly a persons burns calories|
|D)||heavier, because BMR measures essential body fat|
How is perfectionism related to eating disorders?
|A)||The desire to be flawless can push a person into healthful eating.|
|B)||It makes people uneasy and they turn to food for comfort.|
|C)||The need to control others can cause a person to want to control what others are eating.|
|D)||The desire to be perfect can lead to a person losing control of his or her need to diet.|
One difference between anorexia and bulimia is ______________.
|A)||one harms health and the other does not|
|B)||teens with anorexia often deny they have a problem, but those with bulimia usually know they have a problem|
|C)||treatment for anorexia includes emotional health but treatment for bulimia does not|
|D)||one is an eating disorder and the other is not|
Other than showing it to a physician, why might you keep a journal of the foods you eat each day?
|A)||To keep track of what you are spending on food each day|
|B)||Because you might notice certain times or places where you are likely to make unhealthful food choices|
|C)||To figure your BMR|
|D)||To show your parents when they ask about what you eat at school|
When a person starves to achieve weight loss, the body relies on stored fat for energy. Fat ketosis is the result. This is dangerous and means ___________.
|A)||a person has increased bowel movements|
|B)||excessive ketones are released into the blood|
|C)||a person experiences an increase in the amount of urine they excrete|
|D)||serotonin levels are increased in the brain|
Which of the following is NOT a step to a healthy weight gain?
|A)||Increase the number of servings from each food group in the Food Guide Pyramid|
|B)||Exercise to increase muscle mass|
|C)||Eat fattening foods all the time|
|D)||Have a physician or dietitian design a plan for weight gain|