Key definitions Year 11

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Overweight - This is the term used to describe people who 'have weight in excess of normal'. This judgement is based on the expected weight for the persons height, age and sex. This excess weight may be fat, but it may be due to muscle, bone and/or water content of the body eg. a body builder with limited fat content can still be overweight due to the amount of muscles.

Anorexia nervosa - An eating disorder where an individual believes that they…


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