HUN Final exam 8-18

Which of the following is a consequence of losing excess body weight?

It reverses atherosclerosis

It lowers HDL-cholesterol

It increases insulin resistance

It raises the number of immune cells in adipose tissue

It reverses atherosclerosis

What term best describes a failure of the body’s cells to respond to secretion of insulin?

Central obesity

Insulin resistance

Thyroid insufficiency

Hypothalamic impedance

Insulin resistance

What is the range of body fat content for normal-weight men 20-39 years of age?

5-10%

18-21%

22-30%

32-40%

18-21%