Flashcards in Lecture 9.23.16 - Obesity Deck (16):
How is BMI calculated?
1. Weight (kg)/Height (m^2)
2. Weight (lb)/Height (in^2) * 703
What are two limitations of BMI?
Overestimate athlete BMI and underestimate elderly BMI
Obesity is defined as a waist circumference greater than ___ in men and ___ in women.
What are the BMI weight classifications?
Normal weight: 18.5-24.9
What are the weight classifications for children?
Underweight: <5th percentile
Healthy weight: 5th-<85th percentile
Overweight: 85th-<95th percentile
Obesity: equal to or greater than the 95th percentile
Severe obesity: 99th percentile
What percent of adult Americans are overweight or obese?
What percent of children and adolescents are overweight or obese?
Childhood obesity is mostly established prior to age ___.
What are some of the hidden costs of obesity?
Energy to produce food, extra 1 billion gallons of gasoline, energy for packaging, managing waste, using resources from around the world
What are some causes of obesity?
Genetics, sleep, microbiome, toxins, viruses, cultural (societal and individual)
___ increases as body weight increases.
As you decrease calories, ___ decreases.
A higher protein diet for babies is correlated with what?
Increased risk of developing obesity any time in life
Are processed foods associated with obesity?
Obesity surpassed ___ in quality adjusted life years lost.