Obesity means having too much body fat. It is not the same as being overweight, or weighing too much. A person may be overweight from extra muscle, bone, or water, as well as from having too much fat. Both terms mean that a person's weight is higher than what is thought to be healthy for his or her height. Obesity is a potentially life-threatening condition that can contribute to many serious illnesses, including:
Morbid obesity is considered clinically severe. Surgical qualifications include:
WHAT IS BMI
According to the National Institute of Health, Body Mass Index (BMI) is a measure of body fat based on height and weight that applies to both adult men and women. Calculate your BMI now.
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