Overweight D050177

Phenomena and Processes [G] » Physiological Phenomena [G07] » Body Constitution » Body Weights and Measures » Body Size » Body Weight » Overweight

Diseases [C] » Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases [C18] » Nutrition Disorders » Overnutrition » Overweight

Description

A status with BODY WEIGHT that is above certain standards. In the scale of BODY MASS INDEX, overweight is defined as having a BMI of 25.0-29.9 kg/m2. Overweight may or may not be due to increases in body fat (ADIPOSE TISSUE), hence overweight does not equal "over fat".   MeSH

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Obesity
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