UMass Amherst NUTRITN 130 - Achieving and Maintaining a Healthy Weight (3 pages)

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We discuss how to maintain a healthy diet using certain mechanisms physical and intuitively to do so.


Lecture number:
26
Pages:
3
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Course:
Nutritn 130 - Nutrition for a Healthy Lifestyle
Edition:
1

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Nutrition 130 1st Edition Lecture 26 Chapter 11 Achieving and Maintaining a Health Weight Learning Outcomes Know what is considered a healthy BMI range and understand its relevance to health Be able to identify the specific health outcomes associated with visceral fat and sitting waist measurement Be able to identify the benefits of sustained moderate weight loss Be able to identify the factors that contribute to BMR and how to modify them Understand the factors that contributes to weight gain and obesity Be able to calculate weight loss for specific calorie deficits Be able to identify the components of mindless and mindful intuitive eating BMI Body Mass Index weight in kg height in m 2 BMR Basal Metabolic Rate BMI 18 5 is considered underweight 18 5 24 9 is considered normal weight range 25 29 5 is considered overweight 30 is considered obese 40 morbid obese According to the article ideal BMI in terms of mortality risk Increases with age Ideal Body Fat Composition Fit These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute o Women 21 24 Men 14 17 Average o Women 25 31 Men 18 24 Overweight people have increased risk of premature death Benefits of weight loss Improved insulin sensitivity Reduced hypertension Increased HDL Reduced LDL 10 weight loss BML 40 Behaviors as listed above can mitigate effects of excess body weight Not smoking o Exercise 3x week Moderate alcohol 5 fruits veggies Health Outcomes of Excess Visceral Fat Chronic diseases linked obesity increased inflammation with increased visceral fat Diabetes Heart disease Hypertension Stroke Certain types of cancer Recommended Waist Circumference Women greater than 35 inches Men greater than 40 inches When you go over that that visceral fat waist will continue



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