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Which of the following identifies a specific food intake behavior?

A desire to eat without feelings of hunger is called appetite

After consuming a very large meal, the desire to eat a slice of chocolate cake is an example of behavior known as


In what region of the body is the storage of excess body fat associated with the highest risks for cardiovascular disease and diabetes?


inflammation is a charcterized by an increase in

immune cells

The major cause of insulin resistane is related to

excess body weight

what is the primaryfactor that differentiates bulimia nervose from binge eating?

purging is rarely practice in the binge eating disorder

Obesity resulting from an increase in the numbers of fat cells is termed

hyperplastic obesity

Is known to cause a reduction in fat cell number in mice?

injection of leptin

Feature of ghrelin

Stimulates appetite and energy storage

The drug sibutramine reduce appetite by affecting

serotonin utilization in the brain

An important aid in any weight-loss diet program is to

increase physical activity

A relation of "spot reducing" to exercise?

noexercise can target fat removal from any specific are of the body.

To estimate the energy requirements of individuals, which of the following was used in the equations by the DRI Committee?


Factor associated with interpretation of composition values?

it is possible that muscular people maybe classifield as overweight

Range of the body fat content for normal-weight women?


Anorexia nervose is most common in

female adolescents

Obesity resulting from an increase in the size of fat cells is termed

hypertrophic obesity

is a characteristic of the body's major types of adipose tissue

Very little brown fat is found in adults whereas more is seen in infants

12. All of the following are sensible guidelines for diet plans except
A) consume low-fat foods regularly.
B) eat rapidly to avoid prolonged contact with food.
C) adjust energy intake downward as weight loss progresses.
D) include vegetables, fruits, and grains as the mainstay of the diet


An example of a behavior modification technique for weight control is to

keep a record of your eating habits

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