Ch 8: Holt Lifetime Health Chapter 8: Weight Management & Eating Behaviors

About This Chapter

The Weight Management & Eating Behaviors chapter of this Holt Lifetime Health Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with weight management and eating behaviors. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Weight Management & Eating Behaviors textbook chapter.

How It Works:

  • Identify the lessons in the Weight Management & Eating Behaviors chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the weight management and eating behavior topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn:

  • Options to determine body fat content
  • Strategies for maintaining healthy weight
  • Healthy nutritional habits
  • Components of food labels
  • Eating disorders
  • Food-borne illness prevention

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7 Lessons in Chapter 8: Holt Lifetime Health Chapter 8: Weight Management & Eating Behaviors
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Determining Body Fat Content: Reliable Options & Optimal Weight

1. Determining Body Fat Content: Reliable Options & Optimal Weight

Many measurements and tests exist to determine your approximate body fat percentage and whether or not your body composition is of healthy proportions. Some of the well-known techniques are going to be the topic of discussion in this lesson.

Maintaining a Healthy Weight: Strategies, Methods & Effectiveness

2. Maintaining a Healthy Weight: Strategies, Methods & Effectiveness

Three major but important strategies can help you maintain a healthy weight. Throughout this lesson, we'll take a look at exercise, diet, and (believe it or not) sleep as important strategies for achieving this goal.

Making Healthy Nutritional Choices: Habits, Behaviors & Resources

3. Making Healthy Nutritional Choices: Habits, Behaviors & Resources

This lesson will help you see how easy it is to track what you eat and change your diet for the better. It will also provide you with additional information on where a wealth of information on healthy nutrition can be found.

How to Read Food Labels: Understanding Claims & Components

4. How to Read Food Labels: Understanding Claims & Components

The nutritional facts label provides information about the nutrient content of a food item. Learn about the components found on the label, as well as additional nutrient content claims and health claims that food manufacturers can add to packaging in this lesson.

Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) & Eating Disorders: Definition & Types

5. Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) & Eating Disorders: Definition & Types

Many of us have something about our appearance that we'd like to change, but for some people these desires can develop into actual disorders. How are body dysmorphic disorder and eating disorders related? This lesson gives you a closer look at these disorders and the impact they can have on people.

What Is a Foodborne Illness? - Definition and Common Types

6. What Is a Foodborne Illness? - Definition and Common Types

In this lesson we will discuss illness caused by consuming contaminated foods. This will include defining the little known difference between food poisoning and food infection.

Food-Borne Illness: Prevention and Treatment

7. Food-Borne Illness: Prevention and Treatment

Food can be contaminated in many ways. In this lesson, you'll learn about food-borne illnesses and how they infect your body. We'll also explore how food-borne illnesses can be prevented and treated.

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