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Obesity

Definition:

Obesity is defined as a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 30.0 or greater

Source: GreenFacts, based on WHO Obesity 

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Obesity is a chronic physical condition characterized by too much body fat, which results in higher risk for health problems such as high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, diabetes, heart disease and stroke.

Source: GreenFacts

Related words:

Body Mass Index (BMI) - Cholesterol

To read about this term in context:

GreenFacts Summary on Diet and Nutrition Prevention of Chronic Diseases:

Translation(s):

Deutsch: Fettleibigkeit
Español: Obesidad
Français: Obésité
Nederlands: Zwaarlijvigheid

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