HPE Test #2
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fat incorporated in various tissues of the body; critical for normal body functioning.
tissue in which fat is stored; fat cells
fat located under the skin
fat located around major organs; also called intraabdominal fat
overweight vs. obesity
overweight - body weight above the recomended average
obesity - severely overweight, characterized by excessive body fat
- increases risk of heard disease, diabetes, ect.
- present in many overwieght/obese people.
- symptoms: insulin resistance, abnormal blood fats, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure
- an essential nutrient
- starches, sugars, dietary fiber
a simple sugar that is the body's basic fuel.
a starch stored in the liver and muscles
a measure of how a particular food affets blood gluucose levels.
a deficiency in the oxygen-carrying material in the red blood cells.
naturally occurring substance in plant foods that may help prevent/treat chronic diseases.
a microorganism that causes disease
resting metabolic rate
the energy required to maintain vital body functions, including respiration, heart rate, body temp, blood pressure, while the body is at rest.
sys of glands/tissues/cells that secrete hormones into the bloodstream to influence metabolism and other body processes.
a sterorid hormone secreted by teh cortex of the adrenal gland
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