Body Fat

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SCI/241
January 31, 2013
Eva Hall

It is many of ways to measure the body composition. It should be done at the doctor or at the gym, and the current flow throughout the body called the bioelectric impedance analysis. When people have excessive “fat it can cause fat under the skin (subcutaneous fat) it carries less risk than fat is deposited around the organs in the abdomen. The visceral fat is associated with a higher rate of heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, diabetes, and breast cancer.
The obesity epidemic with overweight in the world is people will not exercise. When people think they are hungry they are not. People want to overeat and this is putting more fat on top of the fat that the body has. People are not watching the high-sugar diets they are eating or the high fat foods. They have to stay away from Trans fat and saturated fat food because it is full of high fats, sugars, and carbohydrates. People have to eat the healthy fats to make sure they are not harming the heart or other harmful diseases. People consume a large amount of alcohol; either from a restaurant or having a gathering at home.
Anorexia nervosa is when people have a fear of eating because they want to decrease their food intake. Anorexia nervosa is a mental or emotional disorder that has a behavioral component and physical and dietary consequences that can be severe. Anorexia nervosa is around people that have a fear of weight gain and they want to remain thin; they over exercise, so they will not gain any weight. Anorexia nervosa loses weight first, then they starve themselves, and finally they are dehydrated. Anorexia nervosa has low blood sugar, fainting spells or seizures, kidney and liver damage, and loss of muscle mass.
Bulimia nervosa is when people overeat with having a fear of becoming fat, and then vomit; they will not become overweight. People with Bulimia…...

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