Checkout Quiz

  1. Obesity is due simply to overeating. a. True b. False
  2. An obese person is at increased risk for coronary heart disease. a. True b. False

Chapter 12 Weight Management and Exercise

  1. Obesity is defined as having a BMI greater than 25. a. True b. False
  2. When trying to lose weight, omitting junk foods that you like from your diet is a good idea.
  3. True b. False
  4. Carbohydrate loading is a regimen involving three days of increased exercise and increased intake of carbohydrates.
  5. True b. False
  6. Serious athletes need about 8 grams of protein per kilogram of body weight. a. True b. False
  7. BMI is a direct calculation based on height and weight. a. True b. False
  8. An example of using stimulus control to lose weight is to leave the table immediately after eating.
  9. True b. False
  10. A person is considered underweight if he or she has a BMI less than 18.5. a. True b. False
  11. Most weight-loss drugs work by suppressing the appetite or decreasing fat absorption. a. True b. False o-

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