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Overweight

having a BMI greater than or equal to 25. It is related to an excessive body weight, not necessarily excessive body fat. Muscle, bone, fat, and water all contribute to body weight.

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Obesity

a BMI greater than or equal to 30, a condition characterized by excess accumulation of body fat.

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obesogenic environment

an environment that produces and supports over- weight and obesity.

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Energy Gap

the difference between calories consumed and calories expended.

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obesogenic

encourages energy intake and discourages energy expenditure

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Abdominal Obesity

waist circumference exceeding 35 inches in women or 40 inches in men.

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Metabolic Syndrome

a cluster of interrelated symptoms, including obesity, insulin resistance, hypertension, and dyslipidemia, which together increase the risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes.

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Cognitive restructuring

reducing negative self-talk, increasing positive self-talk, setting reasonable goals, and changing inaccurate beliefs.