NUTR 251 NUTR251 Quiz 8 Answers - PSU

NUTR 251 NUTR251 Quiz 8 Answers - PSU


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NUTR 251 Quiz 8 (Penn State University)

  1. What would be the approximate weight gain of a person who consumes an excess of 500 kcalories daily for one month?
  2. When an adult gains an extra 10 pounds of body weight, approximately how much of this weight is fat?
  3. Which of the following represents an indirect measure of the amount of energy released from food?
  4. A person who exhibits a physiological need to eat is most likely experiencing the sensation of
  5. After consuming a very large meal, the desire to eat a slice of chocolate cake is an example of behavior known as
  6. the thermic of a 500 calorie meal is about
  7. All of the following are characteristics related to the fat content in food except
  8. The brain chemical neuropeptide Y is known to specifically enhance the craving for
  9. What fraction of the day’s energy expenditure of the average person is represented by the basal metabolism?
  10. Which of the following factors has the most influence on the body’s metabolic rate?
  11. Which of the following is a feature of the basal metabolic rate (BMR)?
  12. An index of a person’s weight in relation to height is called
  13. Jim is a 45 year old who eats fast food at least 3 times a week and smokes a pack of cigarettes each day. He just had a physical examination and was told that his body mass index is 24. In what category would Jim’s BMI be classified?
  14. What is the weight classification assigned both to young women with 30% body fat and young men with 20% body fat?
  15. Jenny is 34 years old and has a BMI of 28. Her body type could be described as “pear-like.” John is 55 years old with a BMI of 28, and a body type that is “apple-like.” Why is John more likely than Jenny to be at risk for degenerative diseases?
  16. Ben is worried that his family history of heart disease and his BMI of 28 are putting him at very high risk for developing cardiovascular disease. What would a clinician advise Ben to help lower his risk?
  17. What term best describes a failure of the body’s cells to respond to secretion of insulin?
  18. . According to body mass index values, what fraction of the U.S. adult population is considered overweight or obese?
  19. All of the following describe the behavior of fat cells except
  20. What is the rationale for the fat cell theory of obesity?
  21. Television watching contributes to obesity for all of the following reasons except
  22. To help prevent body fat gain, the DRI suggests daily, moderately intense, physical activities totaling
  23. In a weight reduction regimen, the most realistic time frame for losing 10% of initial body weight is
  24. Which of the following would be most effective at lowering energy intake in a person on a weight reduction program?
  25. What is the best approach to weight loss?
  26. Which of the following is a feature of the body’s response to engaging in physical activity?
  27. Shelly weighs 128lbs she runs at 10 mile per hour pace 3 times a week for 45 minutes how many kcalories does she expend weekly doing this activity?
  28. Of the following, which is not among the recommended strategies for weight gain in an underweight person?
  29. An example of a behavior modification technique for weight control is to
  30. Fad diets often produce weight loss, at least initially, because

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