Energy Balance and Weight Control

 

Energy Balance Overview

Questions: What is the definition of overweight? What is the definition of obese?


Energy Intake

Energy Use (Output)

Basal Metabolism

Physical Activity

 

Thermic Effect

Non-exercise Activity Thermogenesis (NEAT)

Determination of Energy Use

Hunger

Estimation of Healthy Weight

Obesity – Nature versus Nurture

Obesity and Weight loss

Obesity

Weight loss

Popular Diets/Approaches used for Weight Loss


Glycemic Index Diet

Paleolithic or "Paleo" Diet

Vegetarian Diet (see protein chapter notes)


South Beach Diet

Raw Food Diet

Atkins Diet

Others...