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BMI

body mass index
weight relative to height

Overweight: BMI= 25-29.9

Obese= BIM over 30

globesity is becoming a thing

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health consequences associated w/ excess body fat

elevated cholesterol
respiratory problems
menstrual irregulaories
cancers: breast, colon, uterus, prostate
non-alchoholic fatty liver disease

Diabetes, Gallstone, High BP, Arthritis

waist circumference is linked to increased health risks

3

Abdominal and viseceral fat

is underneath skin coat. also surrounds organs

increased risk of chronic condition
type 2 diabetes, <3 disease

4

subcutaneous fat

not in abdomen
may have excess fat

5

Total Energy Expenditure (TEE)

Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR)
physical activity (PA_
thermic effect of food (TEF)