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Their increase in body fatness increases the risk of development of chronic diseases of lifestyle such as hypertension, stroke, coronary heart disease and type 2 diabetes mellitus.
Burkhauser, "Beyond BMI: The Value of More Accurate Measures of Fatness and Obesity in Social Science Research," NBER Working Paper No.
Fatness is associated with a number of comorbidities, including several forms of heart disease, according to Dr Rupesh Singh, Specialist Cardiologist, Zulekha Hospital, Sharjah.
In this sense, Herbie helps identify the historical emergence of fatness in youth as a cultural and political problem.
Tackling population fatness may be critical to world food security and ecological sustainability," it added.
Fatness has a direct impact on the world's environmental resources and food security, which in turn have a direct impact on economic and political stability.
She added: "The choice of BMI as a measure of obesity in children is well-established but widespread use of BMI to assess fatness in children may conceal differences in body composition and central adiposity which potentially pose a greater health risk.
I suppose it is possible, of course, that cause and effect have become a little muddled in this process and it could be not so much that fatness reaps monetary rewards as richness leading to fatness by delivering the ability to spend more on fine food and wines.
Experts have long known that both fatness and fitness affect heart-disease risk factors.
The big fat world in which we live in, is home to supermarkets stocked with many a fatty treats soaked in trans-fatty fatness.
The role of registering this latter event--however it comes about--is left to the blue screen of marrow and fatness, which records all likely and all remote possibilities, deeming them of equal weight for its purpose, namely to convert everything into vegetation that may have flourished during the planet's earlier phases.
Therefore, the aims of the present study were twofold: first, to assess the patterns and levels of objectively measured PA in relation to age and regular sport activity in a sample of 11-15 year old Turkish boys; and secondly, to examine the relationships of daily PA to aerobic and anaerobic fitness, fatness, age and sexual maturation in this sample of trained and untrained boys.
One sheep costs now from 5,000 to 10,000 som depending upon its age and fatness.
Ian Roberts is Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, and author of The Energy Glut: the Politics of Fatness in an Overheating World.