adiposity


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Synonyms for adiposity

having the property of containing fat

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However, waist circumference cannot be used to categorise a young person as being at high or low risk as there are no accepted cut-off points that define excess abdominal adiposity in this age group.
The primary objective of this study was to estimate associations between maternal serum concentrations of PFAS and offspring birth weight and adiposity (percent fat mass) at birth.
An adiposity index was computed for each rodent as 100 x (sum of fat pad weights)/(body weight) (Taylor & Phillips, 1996).
We assessed child adiposity at 8 y of age using body mass index (BMI), waist circumference, and percent total body fat.
Quartiles of VO2max showed strong inverse relationship between adiposity and VO2max, obese individuals having low VO (1st quartile) and normal weight individuals having high VO2max (4th quartile).
However, only 95 of the metaanalyses used cohort studies that used a continuous scale to measure adiposity, such as body mass index, waist circumference, hip circumference, or waist-to-hip ratio.
Consumption of baru almonds also reduces adiposity and improves the lipid profile in women with overweight and obesity (SOUZA, 2014).
It was found that ballet dancers are highly trained and eutrophic, although female dancers had higher adiposity and fat intake than male dancers.
Adiposity signals such as leptin and insulin, whose circulating levels are in proportion to body fat, convey metabolic information to neural networks that regulate energy homeostasis in the hypothalamus.
The writing group found there was evidence supporting links between added sugars and increased energy intake, adiposity, central adiposity, and dyslipidemia, which are all known risk factors for cardiovascular disease.
In addition to BMI, waist circumference (WC) in children and adolescents is correlated with abdominal adiposity and is associated with risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and metabolic disorders (29).
Significant associations between C-reactive protein levels, body adiposity distribution and peripheral blood cells in school-age children.
for seniors, and physical activity, gait speed and adiposity.
asserted that black female periurban adolescents exhibited low levels of physical activity and high levels of sedentary behaviour, and that there is a causal, unidirectional, inverse relationship between physical activity and adiposity.
BOSTON -- Maternal obesity and increased weight gain during pregnancy are associated with changes to newborns' cardiometabolic markers, and these associations are largely independent of infant adiposity, according to new research findings.