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Fundamentals of Human Nutrition/Energy and Body Composition

Energy and Body CompositionEdit

Chapter 10 covers the basics of energy balance including the calculation of energy requirements and methods for measuring body composition including calculating BMI. Students learn about the physiological control of hunger and the three forms of energy output. This chapter completes previous information on nutrition and disease looking at the impact of weight status on chronic disease and strategies for healthy weight management.

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