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BMI

< 18.5 underweight
18.5–24.9 normal weight
25.0–29.9 overweight
> 30.0 obesity
> 35.0 severe obesity
> 40.0 morbid obesity
> 45.0 super obesity

2

which group has the highest number of extremely obese (BMI>=40)

black women

3

how do people become obese?

people under report calorie intake by 50% --> not due to hypometabolism

Obese people consume and burn more calories

4

major determinate of BMR?

fat-free mass

5

what is added when people get heavier?

2/3rds fat + 1/3rd muscle/lean

slightly increased BMR too

6

total energy ependiture?

BMR + TEF + PAL

7

NEAT

non-exercise activity thermogenesis - movement that results in burning calories

not exercise but part of PAL

fat people spend less time moving around

8

unintended consequences of domestice mechanization?

burns ~100 cal / day

9

activity and caloric intake

matches for light to heavy work --> intake and expenditure match for moderate to hard work

when you don't do any work though, calorie intake goes up --> increases weight

10

obesity - do genetics play a role?

yes, with the environment

11

obese mother during pregnancy

increased risk of kids being fat

genetic expression will be changed due to increased fuel exposure in the primordial environment

12

do having fat friends increase your odds of being fat?

yes

13

does intermittent excessive caloric intake affect weight gain?

yes