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Category Archives: Obesity

Obesity and Cancer Fact Sheet – National Cancer Institute


Posted: September 2, 2018 at 5:41 pm

Flegal KM, Kit BK, Orpana H, Graubard BI. Association of all-cause mortality with overweight and obesity using standard body mass index categories: a systematic review and meta-analysis. JAMA 2013; 309(1):71-82. Continue reading

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What is Obesity? – Medical News Today


Posted: July 25, 2018 at 7:47 am

Welcome to Medical News Today Healthline Media, Inc. would like to process and share personal data (e.g., mobile ad id) and data about your use of our site (e.g., content interests) with our third party partners (see a current list) using cookies and similar automatic collection tools in order to a) personalize content and/or offers on our site or other sites, b) communicate with you upon request, and/or c) for additional reasons upon notice and, when applicable, with your consent Continue reading

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Obesity and overweight – who.int


Posted: July 11, 2018 at 9:42 am

n nBody mass index (BMI) is a simple index of weight-for-height that is commonly used to classify overweight and obesity in adults. It is defined as a person’s weight in kilograms divided by the square of his height in meters (kg/m2). nFor adults, WHO defines overweight and obesity as follows: nBMI provides the most useful population-level measure of overweight and obesity as it is the same for both sexes and for all ages of adults. Continue reading

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Obesity: Causes, Complications & Diagnosis


Posted: June 24, 2018 at 10:47 am

Obesity is an epidemic in the U.S. This condition puts people at a higher risk for serious diseases, such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), it is estimated that more than one-third of American adults (34.9 percent) and 17 percent (12.7 million) of American children and teens are clinically obese Continue reading

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What is Obesity? – Obesity Action Coalition


Posted: June 24, 2018 at 10:47 am

Obesity is a condition that is associated with having an excess amount of body fat, defined by genetic and environmental factors that are difficult to control when dieting. Obesity is classified as having a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 30 or greater Continue reading

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Obesity epidemic grows in adults; perhaps levels off in …


Posted: March 25, 2018 at 10:41 pm

The U.S. is big, and getting bigger Continue reading

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Obesity Is Lowering the Life Expectancy in the U.S. | Time


Posted: March 25, 2018 at 10:41 pm

Rising obesity rates in the U.S. may be responsible for as many as 186,000 deaths per year, according to a new analysis. The U.S Continue reading

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Obesity, overweight tied to shorter life, more years with …


Posted: March 25, 2018 at 10:41 pm

(Reuters Health) – Obese people have shorter lives and even those who are just overweight spend more years living with heart disease than individuals who are a healthy weight, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers examined data on more than 190,000 adults from 10 different studies conducted in the U.S. Continue reading

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Journal of Childhood Obesity |Open Access Journals


Posted: March 24, 2018 at 8:43 am

Childhood obesity is a serious medical condition that occurs when a children is above normal weight for his age and height. Main cause for childhood obesity includes irregular eating habits, lack of physical activities, etc. Continue reading

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CDR’s New Interdisciplinary Certification in Obesity and …


Posted: March 24, 2018 at 8:43 am

The Commission on Dietetic Registration is pleased to announce the Interdisciplinary Specialist Certification in Obesity and Weight Management credential. Continue reading

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