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How many deaths are estimated that inactivity and overweight account for?
400,000
Factors contributing to excess body fat
genetic factors, physiological factors, lifestyle factors.
What are some physiological factors contributing to obesity?
metabolism and energy balance, hormones, and weight cycling.
What are some lifestyle factors contributing to obesity?
Eating, physical activity, physiological factors.
What hormone is thought to be linked to obesity?
leptin
What accounts for the largest proportion of the differences in body composition among individuals?
lifestyle choices
What is self-talk?
A person's internal comments and discussion; instrumental in shaping self-image
How much is a healthy weight loss?
.5-2 pounds per week, about 10% of their weight over 6 months