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Chapter 9 Review
Basal metabolic rate (BMR) can be affected by
a Daily Values.
2. A daily Value of 10 percent means that
a. A food consists of 10 percent of a particular nutrient.
b. 10 percent of your calories should come from a particular nutrient
c one serving provides 10 percent of the daily amount for a particular nutrient
d. A food package can bear the nutrient claim “light”.
3. How might a person’s muscle mass affect BMR?
4. How does BMR change as a person ages?
5. How can a person’s cultural background influence his or her diet?
Body mass index (BMI) is a ratio of a person’s weight to his or her
Basal metabolic rate
People who are considered overweight
Are generally healthier than people who are not overweight.
Are decreasing in number
Have a BMI of more than 30
Are healthier than the standard for their weight.
Joel has a BMI of 30. Explain how this number was determined and what it means.
Why aren’t fad diets effective for long-term weight loss?
Why should a person use a diet diary when attempting to gain or lose weight?
A food intolerance is
A response by the immune system to certain proteins in foods
Present in one percent of the population
The inability to digest a particular food.
A fast and intense reaction to diet.
How is type 2 diabetes related to diet?
How can vegetarians make sure that they get all the amino acids they need?
Why is it important for an athlete to increase calorie intake?0