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 Understand and Prevent Obesity

An estimated 97 million adults in the United States are overweight or obese. In European Union over 50% of both men and women were overweight, and roughly 23% of women and 20% of men were obese, a condition that substantially raises their risk of morbidity from hypertension, dyslipidemia, type 2 diabetes, coronary heart disease, stroke, gallbladder disease, osteoarthritis, sleep apnea and respiratory problems, and endometrial, breast, prostate, and colon cancers.

(1) Concepts of Obesity

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BMI - Calculating your BMI (Body Mass Index)

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Body Mass Index

 Body Mass Index (BMI), also known as the Quetelet Index, is a measure combining the weight and height of an individual. Body mass index can be calculated by dividing the weight by the square of the height.

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Fault Lines : Fast food, Fat profits: Obesity in America

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Health Risks of Overweight and Obesity

 Morbidity

 Above a BMI of 20 kg/m2, morbidity for a number of health conditions increases as BMI increases.

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(2) Concepts of Obesity

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World Food Center: Good Food For All

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 Accessibility of Foods

If obesity depends to some extent on the overeating of food, then removing access to that food should logically lead to a reduction in cases of obesity.

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Normal Cholesterol Levels

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Health Risks of Overweight and Obesity

 Morbidity

 Dyslipidemia

 The Dyslipidemia is manifested by:

 High total cholesterol

The relationship of the age-adjusted prevalence of high total cholesterol, defined as>= 240 mg/dL (6.21 mmol/L), to BMI from NHANES III.

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(3) Concepts of Obesity

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Top 10 Best Foods

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Access to Nutritious Foods

The environment strongly influences food purchasing and consumption behaviors.

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