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Three ways to increase your metabolic rate.
1. eat frequently
2. move more
3. build and save muscle
How can you build and save muscle?
Add more protein to your diet, and work those muscles!
1.5 kg of muscle burns _____ kg of fat per year.
5-6
Why does dieting not work?
Your body doesn't get enough calories and nutrition, slowing down your metabolism.
An energy system that uses oxygen is _____.
Aerobic.
An energy system that doesn't use oxygen is _____.
Anaerobic.
Name four energy drainers.
Alcohol
Cigarettes
Stress
Sitting on your behind
What hormone controls the "in door" of the fat cell?
LPL -> lipoprotein lipase
What hormone controls the "out door" of the fat cell?
HSL -> hormone-sensitive lipase
What factors open the "in door"?
Fat
Sugar
Alcohol
What factors open the "out door"?
Caffeine
Stress
Cold
Being male
The human body needs this much fat per day to survive, though it is not a daily recommended intake. That number is much higher.
10 grams
What are the two kinds of cholestrol, and which one is "bad" and which one is "good"?
HDL -> good
LDL -> bad
Name, in descending order, the number of servings of each food group you should have per day.
5. carbs
4. veggies
3. fruits
2. dairy
1. protein
What are the 3 big nutrients?
Sugar
Fat
Protein
Where do you get the "good" versions of these nutrients?
Sugars -> good (brown) carbs
Fats -> veggie oils
Proteins -> meat