What is even more disconcerting is the high rate of overweight
status in adolescents nationwide.
At that time, 65% of Americans said that smokers should pay higher health insurance rates, and 43% said the same about those who are significantly overweight
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people are at greater risk of getting health problems
Globally, the percentage of adults who were overweight
or obese - classed as having a body mass index greater than 25 - grew from 23 per cent to 34 per cent between 1980 and 2008.
UK think tank the Overseas Development Institute said one in three people worldwide was now overweight
and urged governments to do more to influence diets.
The number of adults who are obese or overweight
all over the world has increased by 23 percent, while the number has almost quadrupled in the developing world since 1980, a report from a UK think tank claims.
Moreover, half of us (49%) are already overweight
or obese, even before festive food and drink take their toll on our not so healthy waistlines.
ISLAMABAD -- As expected, young children who are overweight
consume more calories each day than do their thinner peers, a new study says.
The epidemic nature of overweight
and obesity has been extensively reported and acknowledged.
One quarter of Australian children aged 5-17 years are now overweight
or obese (Australian Bureau of Statistics 2009) and even higher prevalence rates are found among children in the United Kingdom and the United States (Sassi 2010).
A survey of statistics in 177 countries shows 38% of those 15 years or older are overweight
When physicians tell patients directly that they are overweight
, it raises the odds that the patients will perceive their weight realistically, will want to lose weight, and will try to lose weight, according to a recent report.
ALMOST a quarter of four to five-year-olds are overweight
or obese, data shows.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Depression might lead to overweight
and obesity, and overweight
and obesity might also lead to depression, but only in women, according to a longitudinal study of 5,031 participants in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis presented at a conference sponsored by the American Heart Association.