Unit 3 - cooking vocabulary

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Anorexia Nervosa A psychological condition with physical effects in which a person starves themselves to the point of malnutrition eb
BMI -Body Mass Index A weight to height ratio; a healthy BMI is considered between 19 and 25 eb
Bulimia Nervosa A psychological condition with physical effects in which a person binge eats and then rids the body of foods consumed by vomiting eb
Calorie unit of measure for the energy in food eb
Cholesterol Fat-like substance in all body cells. eb
Diabetes A condition in which the body cannot use glucose (sugar) normally. eb
Dietary Supplements Substances such as vitamins, minerals and herbals taken in addition to food. eb
Eating Disorder Abnormal eating behavior that endangers physical and mental health. eb
Fad Diet Popular weight loss method that ignores sound nutrition principles. eb
Healthy Weight A body weight that is appropriate for your height and benefits your health. eb
Heart Disease Any disorder that affects the heart's ability to function normally. eb
Obesity An excess of body fat that frequently results in significant health impairment. eb
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