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Disorder eating, Vegetarian diets, Diabetes Now, Nutrition and Heart Disease


The use of self induced vomiting, laxatives, or diuretics to prevent weight gain.

Anorexia nervosa

Eating disorder charcterized by extreme loss, poor body image, and irrational fears of weight gain obesity.

562 calories

A diet for a person with anorexia nervosa is approximately.

Binge Eating

The consumption of a large amount of in a small amount of time.

Dieters, Ballet dancers, competitive athletes, fitness instructors

Risk groupd for anorexia nervosa.

Bulimia nervosa

An eating disorder charcterized by recurrent episodes of rapid, uncontrolled eating of large amounts of food in a short amount of tim. Episodes usually followed by purging.

bulimia nervosa

common among gymnasts, weight lifter, wrestlers,

Restraint eating

The purposeful restriction of food intake below desired amounts in order to control body weight.


The regular consumption of nonfood substances such as clay or laundry starch.


Clay or dirt eating


Ice eating


Laundry or corn starch eating


Lead (primarly from old paint flakes) eating


A disease charcterized by abnormal utilization of carbohydrates by the body and elevated blood glucose level.

Type 1 diabetes

diseased charcterized by high blood glucose levels resulting from destruction of the insulin-producing cells of the pancreas.

Type 2 diabetes

diseased charcterized by high blood glucose levels due to the body's inability to use insulin normally, or to produce enough insulin.

Gestational diabetes

diabetes first discovered during pregnancy.

insulin resistance

A condition in which cell membranes have reduced sensitivity to insulin so that more insulin than normal is required to transport a given amount of glucose into cells.


Condition in which blood glucose levels are higher than normal but not high enough to be Dx as diabetes.

Fatty liver disease

condition primarly associated with obesity, diabetes, and excessive alcohol intake.

glycemic index(GI)

measure of the extent to which blood glucose level is raised by a 50g portion of a carbohydrate-containing food compared to 50g of glucose or white bread

glycemic load

a measure of the extent to which blood glucose level is raised by a given amount of a carbohydrates-containing food. GL is calculated by multiplying a food food's GI by its carbohydrate content.


A disorder resulting from abnormally low blood glucose levels.

"Far" vegitarian

poultry,fish,eggs,milk and milk products, plant food


fish,eggs,milk and milk products,plant foods

lacto-ovo vegetarian

egg,milk and milk products and plant food


Milk or Milk products and plant foods

Vegan/Raw food

plant foods


only fruit

Heart disease

one of a number of disorders that results when circulation of blood to parts of the heart is inadequate


Deposits of cholesterol, other fats, calcium, and cell materials in the lining of the inner wall of arteries.


Hardening of the arteries due to build up of plaque


the layer of cells lining the inside of the blood vessels


hailed as the wonder drugs for treating heart disease


good cholesterol


Bad cholesterol

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