Define body image, and list two factors that can contribute to a negative body image among women and men. In addition, list five strategies for avoiding problems with body image.
Mari would like to lose a few pounds, but she doesn't want to spend money on a special book or program or on special foods. Mari usually fixes and eats her own breakfast and dinner at home, but she has lunch in her school's food court. Describe at least eight lifestyle strategies she could try for successful weight loss on her own.
Describe the energy balance equation and how it relates to weight management. What parts of the equation are under individual control, and how can the equation be tipped in favour of weight loss and weight gain?
Books and programs advocating low-carbohydrate and low-fat diets have flooded the market. Give one pro and one con for each of these two dietary patterns. In addition, list three general weight-loss strategies advocated by many experts.