Flashcards in Chapter 14: Obesity & Eating Disorders Deck (8)
having a BMI greater than or equal to 25. It is related to an excessive body weight, not necessarily excessive body fat. Muscle, bone, fat, and water all contribute to body weight.
a BMI greater than or equal to 30, a condition characterized by excess accumulation of body fat.
an environment that produces and supports over- weight and obesity.
the difference between calories consumed and calories expended.
encourages energy intake and discourages energy expenditure
waist circumference exceeding 35 inches in women or 40 inches in men.
a cluster of interrelated symptoms, including obesity, insulin resistance, hypertension, and dyslipidemia, which together increase the risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes.