What are the negative effects of being overweight? Carrying extra fat leads to serious health consequences such as cardiovascular disease (mainly heart disease and stroke), type 2 diabetes,…

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The Pacific island of Tonga is the most obese country in the world. Up to 40% of the population is thought to have type 2 diabetes and life…

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Your BMI is 38. A BMI of 38 not only places you among the people considered obese, but you also fall in the higher end of this category,…

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What is my BMI if I weigh 199? BMI: 29.39 What is the BMI for a person who is 5’9 and weighs 199 pounds? This calculates the body…

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What are the 5 components of metabolic syndrome? Components of Metabolic Syndrome Abdominal obesity. Atherogenic dyslipidemia. Raised blood pressure. Insulin resistance ± glucose intolerance. Proinflammatory state. Prothrombotic state….

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Vehicles found to be illegally overweight in. Texas are presently fined, from $100 to $150 for the first offense (within one year of the first offense), $150 to…

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The actual causes of metabolic syndrome may be many, but researchers lean toward insulin resistance as the underlying problem. Overweight people tend to develop a resistance to insulin…

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Obesity can raise the risk of getting certain types of arthritis and it makes every type of arthritis harder to manage. But losing even a little weight can…

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3. Behavioural Influences on Energy Intake and Energy Expenditure. More recently, research has concentrated the behavioural influences on obesity, that is, specific behaviors that may contribute to weight…

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Several factors determine your basal metabolic rate: Body size and composition. If you weigh more or have more muscle mass, you’ll burn more calories, even at rest. So…

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