Nutrition 200 class taken in 2012
College: Second year
Which of the following does not represent a common environmental influence on eating behaviors?
Fraudulent weight reduction literature refers to visually apparent, lumpy forms of body fat as
Which of the following describes the research results regarding obese women in weight-loss programs?
What percentage of people in the United States who use nonprescrition weight-loss products have a normal weight?
A typical person who burns 200 kcalories during a 2-mile run would, in the postexercise period, burn an additional
A person who weighs 150 lbs. & walks at a pace of 3 miles/hr expends about how many kcalories in that hour?
Jody is taking a nutrition class, and has been assigned to evaluate a popular diet plan. She finds a description of a plan for her assignment in a magazine at the grocery store. Which of the following statements in the magazine would suggest that this plan is an unsound, fad diet?
Which of the following is a feature of ghrelin?
Which of the following describes a relationship between leptin & energy balance?
Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of obese people?
Which of the following is a charcteristic of the body's major types of adipose tissue?
When consumed in high doses, which of the following is associated with modest weight loss in people?
Your patient, Mr. Sinclair, has a BMI of 43 & is taking drugs to lose weight. He has heard that some drugs cause lots of gastrointestinal discomfort & would prefer to take one that doesn't give him any of these side effects. Which of the following should be prescribed for Mr. Sinclair?
As a general rule, what minimum number of kcalories per day is necessary to ensure nutritonal adequacy in an eating plan for reducing body weight?
The feeling of satiety from weight-loss diets is best achieved by diets rich in
Approximately what percentage of overweight people who intentionally lose weight are able to maintain the weight loss for at least one year?
To help prevent body fat gain, the DRI suggest daily, moderately intense, physical activites totaling
Kirima is a Native Eskimo who lives in one of the coldest regions in the world. What type of adipose tissue is most effective at helping her maintain warm body temperatures during the coldest parts of the year?
What are the observed effects of sleep deprivation on leptin & ghrelin?
Which of the following would not be part of a successful program of weight gain in an underweight individual?
Which of the following is a feature of the body's response to engaging in physical activity?
Among the following, which is the most important strategy for an underweight person who wishes to achieve a healthy body weight?
Fad diets often produce weight loss, at least initially, because
Because obesity apparently has many causes, even in an individual, the best approach seems to be
Which of the following is a relation of "spot reducing" to exercise?
Which of the following describes a trend of worldwide obesity?
Adverse effects on organs such as the liver from the presence of excess body fat is known as
What is the principal reason that the FDA has banned the sale of products containing ephedrine?
All of the following are behavior modifications for losing weight EXCEPT