Therefore, primary preventive strategies may include measures to avoid weight gain, or to achieve weight loss in overweight patients.
‘Gee, look Cindy, they got gondolas,’ crooned an overweight woman to her massive friend.
Because of the difficulty in maintaining weight loss over time, prevention continues to be the most viable option for controlling overweight .
Overestimation of height and underestimation of weight in overweight people will magnify underestimation of body mass index.
Bulimics tend to be of normal weight to slightly overweight .
In sharp contrast, her junk-food-eating brother who loves hamburgers is massively overweight and so are her mother and father.
Growth charts, ideal body weight, and body mass index were mostly used to assess and monitor overweight .
The evidence for the effectiveness of interventions for weight loss among overweight adults, compared with obese adults, is limited.
I was overweight , but I managed to reduce my weight and have maintained it for the last 10 years.
Overall, there is no evidence that low-fat diets are any better than low-calorie diets in achieving weight loss in overweight or obese people.