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Obesity Notes

by: Gabby Wynn

Obesity Notes 211

Gabby Wynn
Human Nutrition
Heather Payne-Emerson

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Human Nutrition
Heather Payne-Emerson
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This 3 page Class Notes was uploaded by Gabby Wynn on Tuesday October 27, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to 211 at Western Kentucky University taught by Heather Payne-Emerson in Summer 2015. Since its upload, it has received 44 views. For similar materials see Human Nutrition in Health and Human Services at Western Kentucky University.


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Date Created: 10/27/15
Energy Balance Obesity Trends and Prevalence 669 of American adults are overweight or obese 34 of American adults are obese Obese children gt 104 of 25 yo gt 196 of 611yo gt 181 of 1219 Disease Risks of Obesity Type II diabetes gt Increases insulin resistance Heart Disease gt Associated with HTN and higher blood cholesterol l Hypertension Sleep Apnea gt Pauses in breathing while asleep gt Seconds to minutes Gallstones l Bone and joint disorders osteoarthritis l Cancers gt Uterine gt Prostate gt Colon Psychological gt Depression gt Social stigmatization Body Fat Distribution and Risk of Obesity Associated Diseases Gynoid obesity gt Pear shape More body weight on hips and thighs gt More common in women Android obesity gt Otherwise known as abdominal or central obesity gt Apple Shape More body weight around the waist or abdominal region gt Carries greatest risk of HTN Type 2 DM and CVD gt Waist circumference Men gt 40 inches 0 Women gt35 inches What Causes Obesity Genetics gt Body fat distribution gt Identical twins vs fraternal twins Similar weights for identical gt Identical twins raised in separate homes gt Differences in basal metabolic rate gt Differences in hormones that control appetite gt Differences in nonexercise associated thermogenesis 0 Set Point Theory gt proposes that humans have a Genetically predetermined body eight which the body closely regulates gt Considering obesity trends what do you think about this theory 0 Environment and Behavior gt Obesity is increasing yet gene pool has not changed gt Increase intake of energy dense foods gt Work more cook less gt Portion size Decreased Physical Activity gt Occupation Manual laborvs desk jobs gt Technology 0 allows us to communicate without getting up Transportation gt Walkingbiking vs driving gt Recreation


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