Exercise affects metabolic rate by doing all of the following, EXCEPT
A) building strength during exercise.
B) burning calories during the exercise itself.
C) increasing resting metabolic rate.
D) increasing muscle mass.
What protects against weight gain and is essential for maintaining weight loss?
A) a 1, 000-calories-per-day diet plan
B) certain nutritional supplements
C) physical activity
D) at least 8 glasses of water per day
Unpleasant effects of a low carbohydrate diet include all of the following, EXCEPT:
A) bad breath.
B) appetite suppressant.
Which of the following statements about genetic factors in obesity is TRUE?
A) Genetic factors influence body fat distribution.
B) The weight of an adopted child is more closely related to the weights of the adoptive parents than to the weights of the biological parents.
C) Researchers have identified a single gene responsible for obesity.
D) The genetic contribution to obesity is about 75%.