Nutrition Concepts and Controversies Study Set 4

Nutrition

Quiz 9 :

Energy Balance and Healthy Body Weight

Quiz 9 :

Energy Balance and Healthy Body Weight

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On average, in a woman of normal weight, fat makes up at least what percentage of her total body weight?
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D

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In the early stage of food deprivation, which nutrient can be used to meet the energy requirements of the nervous system?
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Half a kilogram (1 pound) of body fat is equal to how many Calories?
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C

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Physical activity must be long and arduous to achieve fat loss.
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Which of the following concerns accompanies the female athlete triad?
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A body mass index (BMI) of 32.0 indicates which of the following health risk categories?
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Lean tissue is less metabolically active than fat tissue.
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Diet histories completed by individuals commonly overreport intakes of high-Calorie foods.
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Bulimia nervosa is more prevalent than anorexia nervosa and is more common in women than men.
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Waist circumference indicates visceral fatness, and above a certain girth, disease risks rise even when body mass index (BMI) values are normal.
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Which energy nutrient is the most satiating?
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Exercise can spot reduce fat from any one particular area of the body.
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What causes the 0.5-1.0-kilogram weight loss associated with herbal laxatives containing senna, aloe, rhubarb root, and castor oil?
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Lifestyle choices can override genetic influence on the prevalence of obesity for some individuals.
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Taller people need proportionately more energy than shorter people to balance their energy budgets.
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Which measurement evaluates a person's health risks associated with being underweight or overweight?
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In 2017, approximately 27 percent of Canadians were obese.
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Which of the following ideals suggests a diet may be an unsound weight-loss scheme?
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Genetic makeup greatly influences how efficiently the body uses up or stores energy.
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Which body tissue produces the hormone leptin?
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