Overweight

Known as: Sovrappeso(BMI <30), GEHIEGIZKO PISUA(BMI<30), Excesso de peso (IMC <30) 
A status with BODY WEIGHT that is above certain standard of acceptable or desirable weight. In the scale of BODY MASS INDEX, overweight is defined as… (More)
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2017
Review
2017
Importance Body mass index (BMI) and gestational weight gain are increasing globally. In 2009, the Institute of Medicine (IOM… (More)
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2017
Review
2017
BACKGROUND Adolescent overweight and obesity has increased globally, and can be associated with short- and long-term health… (More)
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2017
Review
2017
Childhood obesity has emerged as an important public health problem in the United States and other countries in the world… (More)
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2017
Review
2017
OBJECTIVE Physical inactivity increases postmenopausal and possibly premenopausal breast cancer risk, although different biologic… (More)
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Review
2013
Review
2013
Maternal and child malnutrition in low-income and middle-income countries encompasses both undernutrition and a growing problem… (More)
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2006
Review
2006
OBJECTIVES Obesity has become a global epidemic but our understanding of the problem in children is limited due to lack of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Obesity, defined by a body-mass index (BMI) (the weight in kilograms divided by the square of the height in meters) of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND The influence of excess body weight on the risk of death from cancer has not been fully characterized. METHODS In a… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Type 2 diabetes affects approximately 8 percent of adults in the United States. Some risk factors--elevated plasma… (More)
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1998
Review
1998
About 97 million adults in the United States are overweight or obese. Obesity and overweight substantially increase the risk of… (More)
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