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Category Archives: Obesity

Obesity | National Institute of Food and Agriculture


Posted: November 3, 2018 at 10:43 pm

Obesity, defined as having a body mass index over 30, results from factors such as genetics, lifestyle, and access to food. The prevalence of obesity has increased dramatically in the United States since the mid-1970s. More than one-third of adults, 39.8% (over 93.9 million people) and 18.5% (13.7 million) children and adolescents are obese Continue reading

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World Rankings: Obesity Rates by Country (July 2017)


Posted: November 3, 2018 at 10:43 pm

New research suggests there are about 775 million obese people in the World including adult, children, and adolescents. Our research suggests there are nearly 650 million obese adults on the planet, as defined as a body mass index (BMI) over 30. There are also about 125 million obese children and adolescents in the entire world according to a BMI over 30. Continue reading

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Obesity | NIDDK


Posted: November 1, 2018 at 9:42 am

Nearly 40 percent of U.S. adults have obesity, and more than 18 percent of children and teens also have obesity. This condition disproportionately affects people from certain racial and ethnic groups and those who are socio-economically disadvantaged Continue reading

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National Obesity Rates & Trends The State of Obesity


Posted: November 1, 2018 at 9:42 am

Highlights from major national surveys that provide insight about rates and trends across racial and ethnic populations and by age groups and gender. Recent studies reinforce what we already know: obesity rates are alarmingly high; many populations continue to see steady increases in obesity; and there are striking, persistent racial and ethnic disparities. According to the most recent National Health and Nutrition ExaminationSurvey, 18.5% of children and nearly 40% of adults had obesity in 20152016. Continue reading

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Obesity Rates & Trend Data The State of Obesity


Posted: October 8, 2018 at 4:45 am

Find the latest data and trends on childhood and adult obesity from major surveys that track rates at the national and state level, including the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, the National Survey of Childrens Health, the WIC Participant and Program Characteristics, and the Youth Risk Behavior Survey. Adult obesity rates increased in Iowa, Massachusetts, Ohio, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, and South Carolina between 2016 and 2017, and remained stable in the rest of states. Continue reading

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2nd International Conferennce on Nutritional Science & Obesity


Posted: September 24, 2018 at 5:45 am

Title: Antiobesity Effects of CirsiumsetidensNakaiEthanolic Extract in 3T3-L1 Adipocytesand C57BL/6J Mice Fed High-Fat Diets Title: DIETARY INTAKE, BLOOD GLUCOSE LEVEL AND NUTRITIONAL STATUS OF TYPE II DIABETES PATIENTS ATTENDING STATE SPECIALIST HOSPITAL, AKURE. Title: Farmer Based Organizations Offer Opportunities For Improving Rural Nutrition In Uganda Title: Representative Nutritional Knowledge Study in Hungary including the factors influencing obesity Title: Intake of macronutrients and energy of Mexican university population Title: Nutritional Status of Adolescents Attending the Iranian SecondarySchool in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Title: Factors Associated With Body Weight Status of Iranian Postgraduate Students in University of Putra Malaysia Title: Economic inequality in healthy and junk foods consumption and its determinants in children and adolescents: the CASPIAN IV Study Title: Effect of vitamin D status on weight loss and biochemical changes in a clinic setting Title: Preventive, corrective and regulative effect of some vegetable oils (olive oil-colocynthis oil) on setting up metabolic diseases in obese rats. Continue reading

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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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