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Evaluation of Medical Terms - Previewing Sheet #1

Note to students: You will be viewing a documentary that deals with a national health crisis. To understand the issues, it is important for you to know the meaning of terms used in the discussion. Try to write a definition for each of the following. You are not expected to know precise scientific definitions. These will be provided for you later.

1. Body Mass Index

2. Calorie

3. Cholesterol

4. Glucose

5. Glycogen

6. Glycemic Index

7. Insulin

8. Obesity

9. Pancreas

10. Saturated Fats

11. Unsaturated Fats

12. Trans Fats

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