Overweight and obesity

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3 ways of measuring obesity
BMI-Body Mass Index (weight divided by height squared), Waist Circumference Risk Threshold- Fat located in abdomen is an impoortant risk factor for diabetes and other conditions,Dual Energy X-ray Absorptiometry (DEXA)-DEXA uses two low-level X-ray
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3 barriers to achieve healthy weight
FOOD EATING HABITS- skipping meals ans snacking instead, eating junk food and foods HFSS, LACK OF EXERCISE- Sedentary lifestyle and technology, more time spent on watching TV, AVAILABILITY OF RESOURCES-Money, time , healthy food options
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Define overweight and obesity
Overweight and obesity are defined as abnormal or escessive fat accumulation that may impair health.
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3 Possible reasons for trends in adult obesity
Excessive amount of alcohol inatake, More and more consumption of fast food in The UK £29.4 billion is spent on takeaways, More people use public transport to travel instead of walking
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Related health problems
Type 2 diabetes, CVD, Hypertension, High levels of cholesterol
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3 Dietary recommendations for losing weight
Limit salt intake, Limit saturated fats and eliminate trans fats, Boil or steam instead of frying
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What change in energy balance causes weight gain?
Positive energy balance which means our energy intake is greater than our energy expenditure.
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3 Dietary recommendations for children
Healthier lunch boxes with homemade meals, Less sugary drink and more water, Find healthier alternatives for scnack instead of foods HFSS
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3 Lifestyle recommendations for children
Join an afterschool club, Limit time on tv or computer, Set a bedtime so they get at least 9 hours of sleep
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