Eating disorders in Canada affect A) mostly minorities. B) mostly women. C) all persons equally. D) mostly adults.
A person with a body mass index of 26.5 is classified as A) obese. B) normal weight. C) underweight. D) overweight.
Regular physical activity is beneficial for all of the following reasons, EXCEPT: A) essential for maintaining weight loss. B) decreases cardiac function. C) protects against weight gain. D) improves quality of life.
Alan is somewhat surprised that he has gained a couple of kilograms since coming to university. He has never had a weight problem. He was always active every day in high school sports. Alan admits that his eating habits probably aren't as good as they should be. Still, he eats only three meals a day and a snack at night. He doesn't snack between meals because he doesn't get hungry. The food servers in the cafeteria where he eats always give him generous servings of food. Alan isn't involved with any university sport, but he does play basketball with his friends occasionally. He also has a part-time job and has a full course load. Alan thinks he is more active in university than when he was in high school. In fact, he often feels rushed going to classes because of the distance betwee classroom buildings and the fact that most of his classes are on the third or fourth floor an he has to wait to get an elevator. The most likely cause of Alan's weight gain is A) poor eating habits. B) the inevitable weight gain associated with getting older. C) stress related to leaving home. D) reduced activity level.