bio45 final

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  1. define energy balance
    energy in equals energy out
  2. what is negative energy balance?
    energy out is greater than energy in which tends to lead to loss of weight
  3. what is positive energy balance?
    energy in is greater than energy out which tends to lead to weight gain
  4. how many calories equal a pound of fat?
    3500 calories
  5. define basal metabolism (BMR)
    the minimum amount of energy needed to maintain life
  6. what are the components of energy expenditure and what are their percentage?
    • Basal Metabolism at 50-65%
    • Physical activity at 30-50%
    • Thermic effect of food (TEF) at 10%
  7. what is TEF?
    thermic effect of food, which is energy expended to digest, absorb and transport nutrients
  8. what percent of energy expenditure does TEF take?
    Thermic effect of food (TEF) is about 10%
  9. what factors can increase of lower BMR?
    • age
    • height
    • growth
    • body composition
    • stress
    • hormones
    • smoking
    • caffeine
    • sleep
  10. why is the location of body fat important?
    its important because central obesity or upper-level fat has been associated with heart disease, diabetes, insulin resistance, hypertension and some types of cancer
  11. what types of risk are associated with the apply shape body?
    heart disease, stroke, diabetes, hypertension and some cancers
  12. what are the risks associated with a pear shape body?
    disease has not been associated with the pear shape body
  13. what is the relationship between waist circumference and diseases?
    as waist circumference increase so does the risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease
  14. define hunger
    biological need, hunger is the painful sensation caused by a lack of food that initiates food-seeking behavior-
  15. how is hunger turned off/on in the body?
    hunger is turned off/on by nerve signals and chemical messengers from the hypothalamus
  16. define satiation
    the feeling of satisfaction and fullness that occurs during a meal and halts eating. Satiation determines how much food is consumed during a meal
  17. what turns satiation on or off?
    the hypothalamus turns off/or satiation when it receives signals from the stretch of the stomach and activation of CCK hormone
  18. define satiety
    the feeling of fullness and satisfaction that occurs after a meal and inhibits eating until the next meal. Satiety determines how much time passes between meals
  19. what is the difference between satiation and satiety?
    Satiation stops eating while satiety reminds us not to start eating again
  20. define appetite
    the integrated response to the sight, smell, thought or taste of food that initiates or delays eating
  21. what are internal cues for food intake?
    nerves signals from stomach

    • hormones
    •      digestive
    •      leptin
    •      ghrelin, pyy

    • Brain chemicals
    •      serotonin
    •      neuropeptide y
  22. what are some external cues of food intake?
    • sight or smell of food
    • social eating
    • emotions
  23. define ghrelin
    ghrelin is produced by stomach, it goes to the hypothalamus and turns hunger on
  24. define leptin
    leptin is is a hormone produced by fat cells, the more fat cells the more leptin in the body. Leptin turns on satiety-the filling of fullness after a meal
  25. define PPY
    PPY is peptide YY. It is produced in small intestine in the post absorptive state. It causes ghrelin to decline, turns on satiety
  26. define what neuropeptide Y is
    a chemical produced in the brain that stimulates appetite, diminishes energy expenditure and increases fat storage
  27. define BMI
    BMI stands for body mass index which is an index of a person's weight in relation to height
  28. what is the purpose of BMI?
    to determine a healthy weight range
  29. how is BMI calculated using lbs and inches of height?
    pounds divided by inches2 in height x 703
  30. how is BMI calculated using kg and m?
    kg (lbs/2.2) divided by meters2 (39.37inch is 1 meter) = BMI
  31. what is the controversy of using BMI?
    it does not take in account total body composition. it does not distinguish between an obese person and a muscular person
  32. what are the four different categories of BMI?
    • underweight is less than 18.5
    • healthy weight is 18.5-24.9
    • overweight is 25-29.9
    • obese is greater than 30
  33. what are the six methods of measuring % body fat?
    • 1-skinfold measure
    • 2-hydrodensitometry
    • 3-bioelectrical impedance
    • 4-air displacement plethysmography
    • 5-dual energy x-ray absorptiometry (DEXA)
  34. which method of determining % body fat is most accurate
    skinfold method
  35. define hyperplasia
    hyperplasia is an increase number of fat cells in the body
  36. what causes hyperplasia?
    whenever energy balance is positive
  37. what is hypertrophy?
    an increase of fat cell size
  38. what causes hypertrophy?
    when energy intake exceeds energy expenditure
  39. what happens to fat cells when they loose weight?
    they become smaller
  40. What is LPL?
    LPL is lipoprotein lipase promotes fat storage,its an enzyme that removes triglycerides from the blood for storage in adipose and muscle tissue
  41. what promotes increase of LPL?
    estrogen, pregnancy, starving, dieting, weight loss increases LPL activity
  42. what is HSL?
    Hormone sensitive lipase, pulls fat out of storage and  it breaks down fat for energy use
  43. what affects levels of HSL?
    exercise increase HSL activity, dieting and fasting lower HSL activity
  44. what are the downsides of dieting?
    • it leads to doubling of LPL levels
    • cuts in half HSL
    • lowers BMR 8-22%
    • loss of muscle mass
    • lowers leptin and increases ghrelin-makes u hungry
  45. what are the characteristics of a healthy weight loss plan?
    • Energy In
    • decrease energy in 300-500 cals/day
    • no magic diet
    • eating healthy foods
    • watch portions
    • don't be restrictive

    • Energy Out
    • burn 200-400 calories per day
    • add exercise
    • address any underlying emotional issues
  46. true of false?
    waist circumference maybe a better predictor of health risk than BMI
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bio45 final
2013-08-07 00:07:07
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