NS 220: Nutritional Planning and Management. Unit 7: Meeting Energy Needs. The Basics - Terms. Anthropometrics Basal Metabolic Rate Body Mass Index kcal. Energy Needs. What factors influence our energy needs?. Thermic Effect of Food. 10-15% of total energy needs
Unit 7: Meeting Energy Needs
Energy Input = Energy Output
(or calories in = calories out)
Thermic Effect of Food
Pick a fad diet that’s popular to discuss with the class
Promote quick weight loss
Limited food selections; rituals
Use of testimonials
Recommend expensive supplements
No permanent lifestyle changes advocated
Critical of the scientific community
National Weight Control Registry www.nwcr.ws
Investigates characteristics of individuals who have succeeded at long-term weight loss.
45% lost weight on their own; 55% used a program.
98% modified their food intake.
94% increased their activity (walking most reported).
Donnelly JE, et al. Appropriate physical activity intervention strategies for weight loss and prevention
of weight regain for adults. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise 2009; 41:459-471.