FNH 250 Study Guide - Final Guide: Energy Economics, Gallbladder Disease, Calipers

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FNH 250 Nutrition Concepts & Controversies
ENERGY BALANCE AND ENERGY USE FOR PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
At the end of the chapter, it is expected that you should be able to:
Describe the criteria for determining healthy body weight.
Weight at which you are at lowest risk for morbidity or mortality
Easily achievable and sustainable
Appropriate for your age and physical development
Congruent with your family history and genetics
Promotes healthy lifestyle activities (e.g. healthy eating habits, regular physical activity, etc)
Identify key factors that influence body weight.
Genetics
Metabolic rate
Physical activity
Age, life stages and events
Family, work and social environments
Stress, Medical conditions and treatments
Outline major health risks associated with being underweight and overweight/obese.
Underweight
Overweight
Osteoporosis
Undernutrition
Infertility
Slow recovery from illness
Compromised immune function
T2D
Hypertension
Dyslipidemia
CVD (Cardiovascular disease)
Sleep apnea
Gallbladder disease
Discuss how BMI is used to determine whether a person's weight is in a healthy range, and the
advantages and disadvantages of using BMI.
BMI is the index of total body weight independent of height.
Advantages
Inexpensive
Easy to calculate
Quick estimate of relation to risk disease
Disadvantages
Doesn’t indicate how much body weight is fat
Doesn’t indicate location of body fat
Only suitable for non-pregnant, non-lactating adults
Should be used with other anthropometric assessments
Describe at least 5 methods to measure body composition, and the key advantages and disadvantages
of each method.
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Energy balance and energy use for physical activity. At the end of the chapter, it is expected that you should be able to: Describe the criteria for determining healthy body weight. Weight at which you are at lowest risk for morbidity or mortality. Appropriate for your age and physical development. Congruent with your family history and genetics. Promotes healthy lifestyle activities (e. g. healthy eating habits, regular physical activity, etc) Outline major health risks associated with being underweight and overweight/obese. Discuss how bmi is used to determine whether a person"s weight is in a healthy range, and the advantages and disadvantages of using bmi. Bmi is the index of total body weight independent of height. Quick estimate of relation to risk disease. Doesn"t indicate how much body weight is fat. Should be used with other anthropometric assessments. Describe at least 5 methods to measure body composition, and the key advantages and disadvantages of each method.

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