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Obesity

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

How is obesity currently defined? Obesity is the level of overweightness associated with significant mortality and morbidity. Obesity is determined by body mass index (BMI). The BMI is calculated by dividing weight in kilograms by height in meters squared (weight in kg)/(height in meters)2. Individuals are currently considered overweight if the BMI is greater than […]

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