June 4, 2014 # 10:48 pm # Obesity # No Comment
What is obesity?
When the excessive amount of fat accumulates in the normal places in the body, its called obesity. Most susceptible structures where fat accumulates are- abdomen, neck, cheeks, buttocks, thighs and arms.
Defined in terms of BMI as
BMI>25-30 – overweight
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How severe is this epidemic?
Obesity is a …
January 28, 2011 # 6:52 pm # Obesity # No Comment
High fructose corn syrup is found in nearly every processed food in American grocery stores. From sodas to baked goods, and basically everything in between, you can be sure that these products contain corn syrup somewhere on their ingredient list. Health experts and organic food proponents have for several years decried the heavy influence that corn syrup has had on …
August 28, 2010 # 8:14 pm # Cardiology, Obesity # 5 Comments
Obesity can result in various Disorders and pathologies:
Obesity , as known from various Studies, is an associated cause for increase in morbidity and mortality. There is 50–100% increase in risk of death from all causes compared to normal weight people, mostly due to cardiovascular causes. Mortality rates rise as obesity increases, particularly when obesity is associated with increased intraabdominal …