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Overweight and obesity

causes, fallacies, treatment

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Published by Brigham Young University Press in Provo, Utah .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Obesity

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Brent Q. Hafen.
    ContributionsHafen, Brent Q.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC628 .O93
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 410 p. :
    Number of Pages410
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5056262M
    ISBN 100842502637
    LC Control Number74019000
    OCLC/WorldCa1272533

    Kenya D. Palmer, Caroline M. Apovian, in Nutrition in the Prevention and Treatment of Disease (Fourth Edition), I Introduction. Obesity has reached pandemic proportion, despite efforts to reduce obesity since [1].In the United States, almost 70% of the adult population is either overweight or obese, 35% of which are obese [2].As of , billion adults are overweight, including. The degree to which a person is overweight is generally described by the body mass index (BMI). Overweight is defined as a BMI of 25 or more, thus it includes pre-obesity defined as a BMI between 25 and 30 and obesity as defined by a BMI of 30 or more. Pre-obese and overweight however are often used interchangeably, thus giving overweight a common definition of a BMI of between 25–Specialty: Endocrinology.


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