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Chapter 9: Energy Balance and Weight Control

Energy Balance

Basal metabolism (or basal metabolic rate, BMR)

Influences on basal metabolism

Physical activity

 

 

Thermic effect of food (TEF)

Adaptive thermogenesis

Measurement of bodyís energy needs

What is a healthy body weight?

Body Mass Index (BMI)

Estimation of body fat

Body fat distribution

Body fat distribution

Overweight and obesity

Juvenile-onset obesity

Adult-onset obesity

Causes of obesity

Causes of obesity

Nature and nurture

Nature Vs. nurture

Why diets donít work

Why diets donít work

Why diets donít work

Lifestyle Vs. weight loss

What it takes to lose a pound

Do the math for weight loss

 

Sound weight loss program

 

Cutting back

Behavior modification

Behavior Modification

Behavior Modification

Behavior Modification

Weight maintenance

Dieting can be hazardous to your health

Diet drugs

Diet drugs

Homeopathic drug

Over-the-counter diet aids

Gastroplasty - stomach stapling

Very low-calorie diets (VLCD)

Underweight is also a problem

Treatment for underweight