Measuring Obesity with Body Mass Index (BMI)
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Measuring Obesity with Body Mass Index (BMI)

The Body Mass Index (BMI) is a calculation that takes a person’s height and weight into account natural variations in body shape, giving a healthy weight range for a particular height to work out if the weight is healthy. The BMI calculation divides the weight in kilograms divided by the square of height in meters… Continue reading Measuring Obesity with Body Mass Index (BMI)

Obesity is a Disease
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Obesity is a Disease

We used to think that obesity is simply just an over weight condition caused by over eating. It isn’t correct as overweight is not necessarily obesity, particularly in muscular or large-boned individuals. A person is considered overweight if the bodyweight is less than 20% higher than it should be, if it’s over 20% then it… Continue reading Obesity is a Disease