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1. A person who weighs 150. lbs and walks at a pace of 3 miles/hr expends about how many kcalories in that hour.


2. A popular eating plan that promises quick weight loss is known as a(n)

Fad diet

3. A typical person who burns 200 kcalories during a 2-mile run would, in the post exercise period, burn an additional.

30 kcalories

4. According to body mass index figures, what percentage of people aged 2-19 years are overweight or obese?


5. According to body mass index values, what fraction of the U.S. adult population is considered overweight or obese?


6. Adverse effects on organs such as the liver from the presence of excess body fat is known as


7. Aggressive treatment should be introduced in obese people if they have...

High LDL and low HDL

8. All of the following are associations between the environment and food intake except

distractions generally appear to reduce food intake

9. All of the following are behavior modifications of losing weight except

taking smaller portions of food but always eating everything on the plate quickly

10. All of the following are characteristics of food portions except

reducing portion size has a bigger impact thank reducing energy density as a means of lowering total energy intake

11. All of the following are characteristics of the results of weight-loss surgery except

medical supervision in the postsurgery period is required only for the first 6-9 months

12. All of the following are factors that meet the conditions of surgical intervention of weight loss in obese people except

ability to tolerate sibutramine, orlistat, or phentermine

13. All of the following are features of fat cell metabolism is men and women except

the rate of fat breakdown is higher in women an in men.

14. All the following are features of the effect of food accessibility on food intake except

people at home would rather travel to the store to obtain new food than eat the leftovers

15. All of the following are hormones that promote satiety except


16. All of the following are meal-planning strategies for underweight people who desire to gain weight expect

they should refrain from between-meal snacking, especially energy drinks

17. All of the following are sensible guidelines for diet plans except

eat rapidly to avoid, prolonged contact with food

18. All of the following describe the behavior of fat cells except

the number decreases when fat is lost from the body

Among the following, which is the most important strategy for an underweight person who wishes to achieve a healthy body weight?

A high-kcalorie diet plus regular exercise

20. An example of behavior modification technique for weight control is to

keep a record of your eating habits

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