Clinical Nutrition
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Clinical Nutrition

Test your knowledge of clinical nutrition with this quiz on the control of body weight, covering topics such as genetics, health risks, fat cell development, weight management, and strategies for losing or gaining weight. Learn about the causes and health implications of both underweight and obesity, as well as the historical classification of obesity as a disease.

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Questions and Answers

What is the etymology of the term 'obesity'?

It comes from the Latin word 'obesus' meaning 'having eaten'

When does the number of fat cells increase most rapidly?

During the growing years of late childhood and early puberty

What occurs when 'energy in' exceeds 'energy out'?

Excess energy is stored in the fat cells of adipose tissue

When was obesity introduced into the International Classification of Diseases?

<p>In the 1950s</p> Signup and view all the answers

What does the amount of fat in adipose tissue reflect?

<p>Both the number and the size of the fat cells</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the leading cause of death and disability in the 21st century worldwide?

<p>Obesity</p> Signup and view all the answers

When does the number of fat cells increase most rapidly?

<p>During late childhood and early puberty</p> Signup and view all the answers

What happens when 'energy in' exceeds 'energy out'?

<p>Excess energy is stored in fat cells</p> Signup and view all the answers

What does the amount of fat in adipose tissue reflect?

<p>Both the number and size of the fat cells</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the etymology of the term 'obesity'?

<p>Derived from Latin meaning 'excessive weight'</p> Signup and view all the answers

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