9An example of a fad diet is the grapfruit diet An example of a fad diet is the grapfruit diet. If a restrictive eating program has you eating only one food or group of foods, it will not provide all the nutrients you need to be healthy.
10What is weight cycling? A using a bicycle to lose weight. B quick and permanent weight loss.C losing and gaining back the same weight over and over.D trying to lose weight, but never succeeding.
13When you lose and regain weight, the lean muscle tissue you lost along with the fat the first time is often gained back as pure fat. This can lead to a decrease in metabolism, making it harder to lose weight the next time.
14Which of these is a safe way to lose weight? A Diet and exercise.B fasting.C liquid protein diets.D diet pills.
21Fasting can leave the body malnourished and weak Fasting can leave the body malnourished and weak. When you do not consume the fuel your body needs to function, it uses your muscle tissue for energy.
22When considering a diet product, look out for: A diets that involve eating only one food.B a promise of quick results.C a product that claims you can eat whatever you want.D all of the above.
25A safe rule of thumb for diets and diet products is, if it seems too good to be true, then it most likely is.
26What side effects of diet pills make them unsafe? A they can result is difficulty sleeping and raise blood pressure.B they cause drowsiness and anxiety.C they cause you to get jittery and restless.D all of the above.
29Diet pills can not only cause you to become drowsy and anxious, but they can also be addictive. No matter how amazing they claim to be, it’s always better to lose weight the natural, healthy way.
30What is one major reason girls today are obsessed with their weight? A super skinny models and TV actresses.B sports teams with weight requirements.C relatives and friend push them to be thin.D they want to be healthier.
37It seems that women always want what they can’t have It seems that women always want what they can’t have. Being overweight used to be a sign of beauty, because only well off women could afford to eat enough to become overweight. Now that food is available in abundance, women have taken the opposite view.
45Eating disorders are psychological, so help should be sought from a health care professional. Often, counseling can help a person overcome their disorder.
46Define Anorexia Nervosa. A Anorexia means “hungry”, nervosa means “never”.B anorexia means “without appetite” Nevosa means “of the nervous system” .C anorexia means “anemic” nervosa means “chronic”.D anorexia means “always hungry” nervosa means “of the nervous system”.
49Anorexia is a disorder in which the irrational fear of being obese results in severe weight loss from self-induced starvation.
50Which is not a typical behavior of an anorexic person? A drop in performance in school and extracurricular activities.B and unnatural obsession with food.C excessive exercising.D extremely low caloric intake.
53People who develop eating disorders often feel a need to be perfect People who develop eating disorders often feel a need to be perfect. They work hard in school and extracurricular activities, and want to have a perfect body as well.
54Which group is most at risk for anorexia? A femalesB males in their twenties.C high school males.D females in their teens and early twenties.
57Young women are often the group being targeted by ads with super skinny models. Also, many young women in Hollywood, who are looked up to by other women of a similar age, personify this unrealistic ideal.
58What is bulimia nervosa? A The act of overeating them exercising excessively.B the act of overeating and purging.C the act of throwing away all the food you are served.D the act of pretending you do not have an eating disorder.
69Chronic vomiting can erode tooth enamel and cause tooth decay, and stomach acid can damage the walls of the stomach, esophagus and mouth. Kidney damage and irregular heartbeat can also become issues.
70You should not try to counsel a friend with an eating disorder. A true.B false.
73You should not try to play the role of therapist to an anorexic or bulimic friend. The best thing you can do for them is to speak up. Tell the school counselor or your parents. They can help your friend get the assistance she needs.