Chapter 8 – Weight Management


  1. Discuss how to manage weight through diet
  2. Provide steps for starting a weight loss plan
  3. Reinforce the importance of physical activity in weight management
  4. Explain how to keep the weight off


  • Binge Eating Disorder: Eating large amounts (typically an entire day’s worth) of calories in one sitting.  Often done at night and alone.
  • Anorexia Nervosa: A disorder where someone constricts caloric intake leading to extreme leanness.
  • Bulimia Nervosa: Typically associated with large amounts of food, paired with a purge.  This is what makes up the Binge-Purge cycle.


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