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Judith E. Brown
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Judith E. Brown
ISBN: 9781305628007
Textbook Problem

Weight loss of 10 to 15 percent of body weight in normal-weight men, but nor in normal-weight women, decreases fertility.

_____ True

_____ False

Summary Introduction

To examine: Whether the given statement “Weight loss of 10 to 15 percent of body weight in normal-weight men, but not in normal-weight women, decreases fertility” is true or false.

Introduction: Any change in the normal bodyweight of an individual shall affect the body mass index; the downstream effect of which is a lower amount of metabolism. In certain cases, the noticeable loss of weight may be unexplainable. Depending upon the situation, the causes might include lack of nutritional care, while a feedback could be a cumulative assessment.

Explanation

10 to 15% of weight loss from a normal weight man, but not in normal weight women, does not decrease fertility. The loss of weight changes the metabolic activity in the body and leads to the requirement of nourishment to maintain the important body processes...

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