Basal metabolic rate
energy needed to fuel the body's on-going processes while the body is at complete rest
eating the same number of calories that you burn each day
also known as lean muscle mass portion of your body. It is your total weight minus the weight due to fat
the amount of fat needed for certain metabolic processes to occur
excess fat stored in the body
Weighing 20% more than ones recommended weight
an eating disorder in which the person refuses to eat because of a fear that they will gain weight.
an eating disorder based on a cycle of bingeing and purging food
a condition in which bowel movements are infrequent or difficult
Loose bowel movements that occur when food moves too quickly through the digestive system
a condition in which a reaction occurs to food that is not brought about by the immune system.