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"Childhood Overweight and Obesity" [accessed on January 5, 2011].
Several factors impact on the interaction of people who are overweight or obese with PHCP.
Recognition of childhood overweight and obesity during school days helps in preventing as well as effective controlling of disease progression into adulthood.
Children from more deprived backgrounds are more likely to be overweight than kids from more affluent areas.
People with a BMI between 25 and 30 are considered overweight and those ones with a BMI of 30 and more are obese.
The overweight level was determined using Body Mass Index (BMI) as the indicator, which is a person's weight in kilograms divided by the square of height in meters.
"I think we need to do a better job of educating overweight people about their risk of potentially developing a chronic pain condition in addition to heart disease and other debilitating ailments," says Bigand.
Meanwhile inGodalming, the Godalming Holloway ward has statistics all below the national average but still has around 22% of 10 and 11-year-olds overweight and 13% clinically obese.
Likewise, being overweight (or obese) increases your risk of high blood pressure, heart disease, and gallstones, plus more than a dozen cancers--including colon, breast (after menopause), esophagus, gallbladder, pancreas, uterus, ovaries, kidney, and liver.
While correcting body mass index seems to benefit adults, little is known about how being overweight or obese as children and young adults can affect the risk for type 2 diabetes.
"This study found evidence of a novel sequential mediator pathway involving birth mode and Firmicutes species richness (especially higher abundance of Lachnospiraceae) for the intergenerational transmission of overweight," the authors write.
BMI was calculated and cut-off values for children as proposed by the WHO growth reference were used for defining overweight and obesity.