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Concept 17: Managing Diet and Activity for Healthy Body Fatness


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Concept 17: Managing Diet and Activity for Healthy Body Fatness



Behavioral Goal
  A statement of intent to perform a specific behavior (changing a lifestyle) for a specific period of time. An example would be, "I will reduce the fat in my diet to 30 percent or less of my total calories."
 
Empty Calories
  Calories in foods considered to have little nutritional value.
 
Long-Term Goal
  A statement of intent to change behavior or achieve a specific outcome in a period of months or years.
 
Negative Self-Talk
  Self-defeating discussions with yourself focusing on your failures rather than your successes.
 
Outcome Goal
  A statement of intent to achieve a specific test score or a specific standard associated with good health or wellness. An example would be, "I will lower my body fat level by three percent."
 
Positive Self-Talk
  Telling yourself positive, encouraging things that help you succeed in accomplishing your goals.
 
Short-Term Goal
  A statement of intent to change a behavior or outcome in a period of days or weeks.

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