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overweightA condition defined as ≥ 75th percentile of body-mass index [weight in kg/(height in m)]. Overweight adults are at increased risk for coronary heart disease, stroke, arthritis, degenerative joint disease, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, gallbladder disease, gout, hypertension, colorectal and other cancers.
overweightA condition defined as ≥ 75th percentile of body-mass index [wt in kg/(height in m)]2; overweight adults are at ↑ risk for ASHD, arthritis, cardiovascular disease, DM, gallbladder disease, gout, HTN, and certain CAs; overweight adolescents are at ↑ risk for CAD, stroke, colorectal CA. See Morbid obesity, Obesity.
obesitya condition in which body fat stores are enlarged to an extent which impairs health. Develops when food intake is in excess of energy requirements. The most common nutritional disorder worldwide, and the incidence is increasing. Defined in terms of body mass index and circumference at the waist. See also body composition, body weight, waist-to-hip ratio.
body weightterm in common use for what is properly called body mass and commonly, but incorrectly, referred to in units of mass (e.g. kg). Strictly, body weight is the force due to the effect of gravity on body mass, expressed in newtons (N). See also body composition, body mass index.
Patient discussion about overweight
Q. Can you be "fit" as well as overweight? Can you be "fit" as well as overweight? There have been articles around saying it was okay for women to be overweight as long as you got some exercise...
Q. How can I prevent my baby developing Overweight? He’s gaining a lot of weight since birth, too much as the Dr. said…how can I prevent it?
Q. how much an over weight consider to be?
but i think the best way is checking fat percentage. there's a way to do it, in the gym they usually check it out.