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Body mass index

Known as: Quetelet's Index, Index, Body Mass, Quetelets Index 
An indicator of body density as determined by the relationship of BODY WEIGHT to BODY HEIGHT. BMI=weight (kg)/height squared (m2). BMI correlates… Expand
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Contemporary dietary guidelines recommend limiting consumption of unprocessed red meat and processed meat. For example, the… Expand
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Summary Background Stroke is a leading cause of mortality and disability worldwide and the economic costs of treatment and post… Expand
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Obesity increases the risks of diabetes, hypertension, and cardiovascular diseases, ultimately contributing to mortality. Korean… Expand
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2019
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Observational studies have reported that intake of red meat is associated with cardiometabolic disease and cancer (18). Dietary… Expand
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2019
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Obesity is a global pandemic complex to treat due to its multifactorial pathogenesis—an unhealthy lifestyle, neuronal and… Expand
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BackgroundNo previous systematic review has quantitatively examined the association between muscular fitness during childhood and… Expand
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Background There is a global obesity crisis, particularly among women and disadvantaged populations. Early-life intervention to… Expand
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Objective To systematically review the effect of oral intake of bacterial probiotics on 15 variables related to obesity, diabetes… Expand
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2018
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ABSTRACT Introduction: There is a major epidemic of obesity, and many obese patients suffer with respiratory symptoms and disease… Expand
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2018
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High whole-body fat percentage is independently associated with increased mortality. We aimed to identify a simple anthropometric… Expand
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