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11. The acceptable amount of total body weight provided by fat for a 120-lb woman is approximately _____ lbs.
a. 8.4 – 15.0
b. 18.6 – 22.1
c. 25.6 – 30.5
d. 38.6 – 44.2
12. Mary is a 32-year-old woman who admits to repeated episodes of eating large quantities of food at one sitting, including two boxes of cookies, a family-size bag of chips, six candy bars, and even more at times. She then vomits to rid her body of the food. This would be an example of
a. anorexia nervosa.
b. bulimia nervosa.
d. compulsive overeating.
13. A 2-lb increase in fat is the kilocalorie equivalent of _____ kcal.
14. A major contributing factor to the increase in obesity in the United States is
a. excessive alcohol intake.
b. excessive sugar intake.
c. lack of exercise.
d. lack of concern about weight control.
15. An effective method for weight reduction includes
b. limiting food groups.
c. the drug phenylpropylamine.
d. behavior modification.
16. Surgical techniques used for weight reduction are
a. not very helpful and expensive.
b. the only alternative for extreme obesity.
c. associated with significant risks.
d. not effective.
17. In all probability, the most significant factor in the development of obesity is
a. genetics and family food patterns.
b. psychological influences.
c. social influences.
d. physiologic influences.
18. If a child has obese parents, the likelihood of the child also being obese is
a. no different from that of any other child.
b. very great.
c. very low.
d. dependent on other environmental factors.
19. Expression of genetic factors
a. determines an individual’s body weight.
b. influences an individual’s chance of becoming overweight.
c. cannot be overcome by diet and exercise habits.
d. is solely responsible for similarities in body weight within families.
20. The most important key to a successful weight-loss program is
a. personal motivation.
c. dietary restriction.
d. a good nutrition counselor.