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Lecture 7

Lecture 7- Weight Control

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McGill University
CHEM 181
David Harpp

Weight ControlHeaviest man alive Manuel Uribe 550kgAverage weight for men in 1960 166 lbs2002 191women 1960 1402002 164Cellulite excess fat in the wrong placeImagination Diet imagining eating foods and seeing if you craze them lessObesity is a risk factor forHeart DiseaseStrokeHypertensionCancerDiabetesAbdominal obesity is worse for the body fat is metabolically more active release load of tryglycerides into the bloodstream more readily than other areasBeer belly independent risk factor for strokeheart diseaseBMI weight in kgheight in m2The Calorie The amount of energy needed to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water by one degree celsiusWilbur Olin Atwater introduced calorimeterMetabolism The energy consumption by biochemical processes we have no control overenergy required to digest food make lungs function brain functionBMR Basal Metabolic Rate amount of energy needed to keep you alive for 24 hours when not expending energyValue of exercise lies in conditioning your cardiovascular system and altering your BMRRequire 14001700 caloriesday to stay aliveSedentary Lifestyle2000 calories for men1500 calories for womenHumans are biochemically individual everyones metabolism is different is it genetic partially
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