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Study Guide- Chapter 6 "Managing Weight and Body Composition"



Multiple Choice: Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

Generally, more calories are needed by people who
a.
are older.
b.
are less active.
c.
have a higher basal metabolic rate.
d.
have less muscle mass.
 

 2. 

Which of the following supplies the most calories per gram?
a.
carbohydrates
b.
fats
c.
proteins
d.
All supply the same number of calories per gram.
 

 3. 

If you take in more calories than you burn, you will
a.
gain weight.
c.
lose weight.
b.
maintain your weight.
d.
decrease your BMI.
 

 4. 

Which of the following is NOT a health risk due to being overweight?
a.
excess cholesterol in the blood
c.
heart disease
b.
asthma
d.
high blood pressure
 

 5. 

Anemia, heart irregularities, and trouble regulating body temperature are health problems linked to being
a.
underweight.
c.
on a fad diet.
b.
overweight.
d.
obese.
 

 6. 

The weight that is right for you is the weight that
a.
does not present any health risks.
b.
you want to be.
c.
you have at the present time.
d.
your friends and family think you should be.
 

 7. 

What equation is used to calculate body mass index?
a.
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c.
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b.
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d.
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 8. 

A diet that is likely to work
a.
promises rapid weight loss in a short amount of time.
b.
includes regular exercise.
c.
provides fewer than 1,200 calories a day.
d.
cuts out fats, carbohydrates, or proteins.
 

 9. 

Which of the following is NOT a sensible weight loss strategy?
a.
Eat while watching TV or reading.
b.
If you overeat occasionally, do not become upset.
c.
Eat your food slowly to enjoy its taste.
d.
Take a walk instead of eating when you are bored.
 

 10. 

A repeated pattern of loss and regain of body weight is called
a.
fasting.
c.
anorexia nervosa.
b.
a fad diet.
d.
weight cycling.
 

 11. 

Body composition is
a.
the same as weight.
b.
the same throughout a person’s lifetime.
c.
the same for all teens.
d.
the ratio of body fat to lean body tissue.
 

 12. 

Which of the following is a nutrient-dense food?
a.
cheese
c.
carrots
b.
pretzels
d.
french fries
 

 13. 

The way you see your body is your
a.
BMI.
c.
healthy weight.
b.
body image.
d.
weight management.
 

 14. 

Which of the following is the safest, most sensible way to lose weight?
a.
fad diets
c.
exercise
b.
diet aids
d.
fasting
 

 15. 

Purging of the digestive system following overeating is a symptom
of
a.
binge eating disorder.
c.
anorexia nervosa.
b.
bulimia nervosa.
d.
fad dieting.
 

 16. 

Anorexia nervosa
a.
is not as serious as bulimia.
b.
usually goes away on its own.
c.
has consequences similar to malnutrition and starvation.
d.
is serious, but not life threatening.
 

Completion: Complete each statement.
 

 17. 

____________________ eat mostly or only plant foods.
 

 

 18. 

____________________ is a term used to describe a person who is lighter than the standard for the person's height.
 

 

 19. 

A person who is ____________________ is overweight due to excess body fat.
 

 

 20. 

____________________ is the practice of greatly increasing carbohydrate intake and decreasing exercise on the days immediately before a competition.
 

 

 21. 

A(n) ____________________ is a weight-loss plan that is popular for only a short time.
 

 

 22. 

A person with ____________________ binges, then purges their digestive system.
 

 

Matching: Match the definitions with the terms. Write the letter of the term in the space provided.
 
 
a.
lacto-ovo vegetarianism
c.
ovo vegetarianism
b.
lacto vegetarianism
d.
vegan
 

 23. 

vegetarian eating plan that includes eggs and dairy
 

 24. 

vegetarian eating plan that includes eggs
 

 25. 

vegetarian eating plan that includes only foods from plant sources
 

 26. 

vegetarian eating plan that includes dairy
 

Short Answer: Answer each using complete sentences.
 

 27. 

Explain how your weight is influenced by your activity level.
 

 28. 

Calculate your own body mass index.
 

 29. 

What is a person's body mass index, and what is it used for?
 

 30. 

Being overweight is more common in the United States than in many other countries. Why do you think this is the case?
 

 31. 

Identify health problems associated with being overweight and underweight.
 

 32. 

What suggestions would you give to people who want to lose weight?
 

 33. 

How can you gain weight sensibly?
 

 34. 

Explain how athletes can meet their nutritional needs.
 

 35. 

Evaluate a vegetarian diet by comparing its risks and benefits.
 



 
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