Health (Exam 1)
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Health (Exam 1)
Top 3 food choice determinants. (TCC)
3 parts of health belief model. (PPC)
1. Perceived susceptibility
2. Perceived seriousness
3. Cues to action
20% of water comes from...
the food we eat.
What type of nutrient is water?
Type 1 diabetes is when you...
can't produce ANY insulin
Type 2 diabetes is when you...
can't produce ENOUGH insulin
What type of disease is diabetes?
People with diabetes have high levels of...
Insulin transports... which provides...
glucose, energy for cells
What type of disorder is type 1 diabetes?
Normal blood pressure is...
What is the #1 cause of death for women?
Answer to question that asks "Antioxidants..."
Answer to question that asks "procedure used for heart attacks..."
Characterized by environments that promote increased food intake, nonhealthful foods, and physical inactivity.
The rate of energy expenditure by a body at complete rest in a neutral environment.
basal metabolic rate (BMR)
The energy expenditure of the body under BMR conditions plus other daily sedentary activities.
resting metabolic rate (RMR)
Having a body weight more than 10% above healthy recommended levels.
Having a body weight more than 20% above healthy recommended levels.
Having a body weight more than 100% above healthy recommended levels
Having a body weight higher than morbid obesity.
Healthy people have a BMI between... and...
A number calculated from a person's weight and height that is used to assess risk for possible present or future health problems.
The upper number in the fraction that measures blood pressure, indicating pressure on the walls of the arteries when the heart contracts.
Systolic blood pressure
The lower number in the fraction that measures blood pressure, indicating pressure on the walls of the arteries during the relaxation phase of heart activity
Diastolic blood pressure
Sustained elevated blood pressure.
A narrowing of the small blood vessels that supply blood to the heart.
Coronary heart disease
Adaptation of the heart to partial damage accomplished by rerouting needed blood through vessels.
A condition occurring when the brain is damaged by disrupted blood supply.
An irregularity in heartbeat.
A group of metabolic conditions occurring together that increase a person's risk of heart disease, stroke, and diabetes.
Disease of the heart and blood vessels.
A blood clot attached to a blood vessel's wall.
A blood clot that becomes dislodged from a blood vessel wall and moves through the circulatory system.
Atherosclerosis occurring in the lower extremities, such as feet, calves, legs,or arms.
Peripheral artery disease
An abnormal cardiovascular condition that reflects impaired cardiac pumping and blood flow.
Congestive heart failure
An enzyme produced by stomach lining cells that stimulates appetite.
A protein produced by fatty tissue and believed to regulate fat storage in the body.
The movement of blood from the heart, to the lungs, and back to the heart again.
Tart of your circulatory system that carries blood away from your heart, delivers it to most of your organs and tissues, and returns it to your heart again.