high in nutrients relative to calories provided
excess body fat or adipose tissue
weighing more than 10% over the standard weight for height
body mass index
the ratio of weight to height
not consuming enough essential nutrients
a disorder in which cycles of overeating are followed by some form of purging and clearing of the digestive tract
the cycling of losing, regaining, losing, and regaining
a disorder in which the irrational fear of becoming obese results in severe weight loss from self-induced starvation
restoring lost body fluids
very large amounts of nutrient supplements
pills, powers, liquids and other synthetic forms of nutrients
vegetarians who eat only foods of plant origin
storing extra glycogen in the muscle for athletic activity
the loss of excess body fluids
condition in which the body's immune system overreacts to food substances
treated by a process of heating to destroy or slow the growth of pathogens
the spreading of bacteria in food
liable to spoil
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