Diet and Health: Obesity

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BMI

Weight/Hight^2

Underweight

<18.5 BMI

Normal weight

18.5-24.9 BMI

Overweight

25.0-29.9 BMI

Obese Class I

30.0-34.9 BMI

Obese Class II

35.0-39.9 BMI

Obese Class III

≥40.0 BMI

Obesity

Caused by long term positive energy balance, genetic, hormonal, emotional factors; others in our control are overeating and inactivity.

leptin

Obeisty protien; protien that acts as a hormone to ∧ energy expenditure and ∨ appetite, produced by fat cells under ob gene, MAYBE deficient in obese people.

ghrelin

protein that acts as a hormone to ∨ energy expenditure and ∧ appetite, produced by stomach cells

Uncoupled Proteins

influence metabolism, may appose development of obesity.

White adipose Tissues

stores fat for use of energy

Brown Adipose Tissue

stores fat for use of heat

Enviromental factors of Obesity

Overeating--fast food, Physical Inactivity--more tech;

The built Inviroment

urban and suburban communities limit excerise, stores are not near homes, need cars for everything.

Obesogenic Enviroment

Increased caloric Intake, Reduced physical activity, risk factors differe among individuals.

Factors of Obesity

genetic make up, overweight, health status, age.

Evaluation of Risks

waist circumfrence, BMI, and Disease Profile. Risks include: Hypertension, Smoking, high LDL & low HDL, imparired glucose tolerance, history of heart disease, men ≥ 45 and women ≥ 55.

Obesity associated Risks (HIGH)

Sleep Apnea, Gallbladder disease, Hypertension, Dyslipidemia, Hypertension, Insulin Resistence, Diabetes Mellitus

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