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Obesity - Wikipedia

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Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent that it may have a negative effect on health. People are generally considered obese when their body mass index (...

What is Obesity? - Medical News Today

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Jan 11, 2016 ... Obesity is a condition where a person has accumulated so much body fat that it might have .... 6) Medications that make patients put on weight.

What Causes Overweight and Obesity? - NHLBI, NIH

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A lack of energy balance most often causes overweight and obesity. ... have been raised apart show that genes have a strong influence on a person's weight.

Defining Adult Overweight and Obesity | Overweight & Obesity | CDC

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Jun 16, 2016 ... Defining Adult Obesity · Adult Obesity Causes & Consequences ... Body Mass Index (BMI) is a person's weight in kilograms divided by the ...

What is Obesity - The Obesity Society

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Significantly, excess adiposity or obesity causes increased levels of circulating fatty acids and inflammation. This can lead to insulin resistance, which in turn can  ...

Am I Obese? How Experts Define What Obesity Is - WebMD

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Dec 23, 2014 ... Find out what obesity definitions mean, what causes obesity, and how ... but one is taller than the other, the taller person will have a lower BMI.

Obesity - Causes - NHS Choices

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Jun 15, 2016 ... Read about the main cause of obesity – eating too much and moving too little. Underlying health conditions and taking certain medications can ...

Obesity Symptoms, Treatment, Causes - What causes obesity ...

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Dec 9, 2015 ... If a person eats fewer calories than he or she metabolizes, he or she will lose weight. Therefore the most common causes of obesity are ...

Causes of Obesity and Overweight - News Medical

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Apr 8, 2013 ... The basic cause of obesity and overweight is an energy imbalance between calories consumed and calories expended and maintaining your ...