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Weight loss and Eating Disorders

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Scott De Caprio

on 1 March 2016

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Weight loss and Eating Disorders
Mr. De Caprio

The amount of energy content in food.

Higher calorie intake, the more energy provided.

Not using this energy leads to weight gain.

Alcohol has empty calories, which means it cannot be used for energy. Leading to weight gain.
Being over 20% the recommended body weight for your gender and height.

More than 1/3 of America is obese (35.7%)

Medical costs added up as high as $147 billion from obesity alone.

Problems: heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and certain types of cancer.

Eating disorder in which someone has episodes of starving oneself.

damaging organs such as the the brain and heart.
brittle nails
hair loss
Reduced muscle mass
skin dries and turns "clammy".
Brittle bones/osteoporosis
Menstrual cycle stopping/unable to have children.
Anorexia Nervosa
Eating disorder in which there are episodes starving oneself and then binging (overeating) and purging (vomiting).

Same as anorexia
Brittle teeth/teeth decay
Glands near teeth become swollen
Inflammened esphogaus
Bulimia Nervosa:
Past Body Image
How People With Eating Disorders See Themselves.
Losing about 2 1/2 pounds per week is healthy.

8-10 pounds a month

1 pound of fat is equal to 3,500 calories.

Metabolism can be manipulated.

Facts about losing weight in a healthy manner:
What can you do?
EXERCISE! Stop and go cardio works best
More muscle means more calories burnt, even while at rest.
Smaller meals/more frequent
Eat slower
Stop before you are full (15-20 mins is a max for your stomach).
Don't skip meals
Water instead of pop!
Reduce bread intake (especially white bread/rice)
Fried = bad

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