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1 Maintaining a healthy weight
Chapter 11 Lesson 1 Pg

2 Interactive Study Guide
Open Photon APP Open the bookmarks tab and choose “Glencoe chapter activities” Drop Down: “Chapter Activities” Go to: Chapter 11 Next, Open: “Interactive Study Guides” Open: “Lesson #1” Press the lightning bolt on the top left of the page

3 Objectives Objective 1: Explain how your metabolism affect your weight? Objective 2: Identify ways to determine if you are underweight, at the appropriate weight, overweight, or obese. Objective 3: Explain healthful ways to gain and lose weight. Objective 4: Identify why physical activity is important to weight management

4 Metabolism, What is it and What does it do?
Metabolism: The process by which the body breaks down substances and gets energy from food. It converts the food we eat into fuel we need to power everything we do. It takes about 3,500 calories to equal 1 pound of body fat. QUESTION: ->How many calories a day does a person have to cut back in order to lose 1 pound of fat a week?

5 Maintaining a Healthy Weight
To maintain a healthy weight, burn the same amount of calories that are consumed. Body Mass Index: A measure of body weight relative to height to weight. Overweight: heavier than the standard weight range for your height. QUESTION: When looking at the chart on the next slide, how could this be inaccurate for some people?

6 Body Mass Index Chart

7 Maintaining a Healthy Weight Continued…
Body Composition: The ratio of fat to lean muscle tissue in your body. One common method used is skin-fold testing. This test is performed by a qualified professional. Personal trainers commonly use this test.

8 Your Weight & Your Health
Obese: having an excess of body fat. Besides overeating and/or lack of activity, obesity can also be due to heredity, medication, and/or slow metabolism Weighing too much can cause what kind of health risks? Heart disease Cancer Asthma Gallbladder disease Type 2 diabetes High blood pressure

9 Your Weight & Your Health Continued…
Underweight: below the standard weight range for your height. Besides not eating enough or having an eating disorder, other causes of being underweight is heredity (having a fast metabolism). Weighing too little may feel what kind of effects? Weak Tired Problems concentrating May have trouble fighting off disease/illness

10 Healthful Ways to Lose Weight
Choose nutrient-dense foods: fruits, vegetables, and whole grains supply nutrients with fewer calories. Watch Portion Sizes Eat fewer foods that are high in fats Enjoy your favorite foods in moderation Be active Tone your muscles: Since muscle tissue takes more calories to maintain than fat, increasing your muscle mass means your body will use more calories. Stay Hydrated: Teens should drink 9-13 cups of fluids a day

11 Healthful Ways to Gain Weight
Select food from the 5 major food groups that are higher in calories Choose higher-calorie, nutrient-rich foods: examples: nuts, dried fruits, cheese, & avocados Eat nutritious snacks: eat these more often to increase your daily caloric intake. Get regular physical activity: physical activity and weight training will ensure that most of the weight you gain is muscle rather than fat.

12 Physical Activity & Weight Management
Some benefits of regular physical activity include: Helps relieve stress Promotes a normal appetite response Increases self-esteem Helps you feel more energetic Video: Improves academic performance:

13 Show Metabolism video Double click to play

14 Matching Open iSwifter APP
Open the bookmarks tab and choose “Glencoe chapter activities” Drop Down: “Chapter Activities” Go to: Chapter 11 Next, Open: “Interactive Health Tutor” Open: “chapter 11a”

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