Saline Solution Port:Disc-like
device implanted beneath the skin of patient's torso, used
to adjust the constriction of the lapband.
a low calorie artificial sweetener
Somogyi Effect a rebound effect of low followed by high blood
glucose caused by too much insulin.
Fats contained in dairy products, meat, poultry and vegetables.
These fats, such as butter, are solid at room temperature.
Saturated fats have been found to raise cholesterol levels.
standardized amount of a food, such as a cup or an ounce,
used in providing dietary guidance or in making comparisons
among similar foods.
of repetitions of a movement, such as an arm curl or a squat.
Squatting down and back up is one rep. Doing that 8 times
would be one "set"
leg injury where there is pain along the shin bone; usually
caused by excessive pronation or weak shin muscles; treat
with ice and stretching and strengthening exercises; can lead
to stress fractures.
molecule sugars such as glucose, fructose, and galactose.
So called because their chemical makeup consists of only 1
or 2 sugar molecules as opposed to complex carbohydrates,
which contain many.
Simple Sugars:Single Molecule
sugars such as glucose, fructose, and galactose.
Sorbitol: a sugar used to
spinning program utilizes a stationary bike to simulate a
real outdoor biking experience. There are no computers attached
to the spinner, and the bike has a fixed gear, racing handlebars,
pedals with clips or cages, and a seat that can adjust up
and down, fore and aft. Each spinner also has a resistance
knob that you can use to adjust the intensity of each workout.
Reduction: Removal of stored fat from specific areas
in the body. No activity or exercise can remove fat from a
to a ligament when the joint is carried through a range of
motion greater than normal, but without dislocation or fracture.
simple muscle stretch that goes just to the point of gentle
tension and is held steadily for several seconds without moving
resulting from a pull or torsion to the muscle or tendon that
causes various degrees of stretch or tear to the muscle or
specifically designed to build muscle and increase strength.
Strength training also helps to maintain the amount of bone
in the body and can help maintain weight.
Stretch reflex: A
protective, involuntary nerve reaction that causes muscles
to contract. Bouncing or overstretching can trigger the reflex
in which muscles are trying to protect themselves from damage.
Subcutaneous: Beneath the
skin, but above the fascia and muscle.
form of sugar that the body must break down into a more simple
form before the blood can absorb it and take it to the cells.
carbohydrates which are sweet and occur widely in nature e.g.
fructose, glucose,lactose, sucrose.