Measuring Metabolism-- Basal Metabolic Rate and Respiratory Quotient Video Lessons

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Problem: Which of the following statements is true? A. A man is obese when his percentage of body fat reaches 15%. B. A person who has a BMI of 28.2 can have more muscle and bone tissue than another person who has the same BMI. C. An obese person with a BMI of 32 has more healthy fat tissue than an obese person with a BMI of 30. D. A healthy person has a percentage of body fat that is between 1 and 0%. 

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A. A man is obese when his percentage of body fat reaches 15%. → FALSE

Obesity is determined by a person's BMI (> 30).


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Which of the following statements is true? 

A. A man is obese when his percentage of body fat reaches 15%. 

B. A person who has a BMI of 28.2 can have more muscle and bone tissue than another person who has the same BMI. 

C. An obese person with a BMI of 32 has more healthy fat tissue than an obese person with a BMI of 30. 

D. A healthy person has a percentage of body fat that is between 1 and 0%. 

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