obesity categories obesity is a disease

Nowadays obesity is classified into different stages or obesity categories that express both different severity and diversity in therapeutic management of.

The World Health Organization (WHO) classifies obesity through index BMI or Body Mass Index .

BMI_ENG
BMI is defined as the number of fraction given by dividing the weight in meters divided by the height in squared. While the basic unit is the weight per square meters.

According to BMI we have four categories.

ΒΜΙ=18-25 NORMAL
ΒΜΙ=25-30 OVERWEIGHT
ΒΜΙ=30-40 OBESITY
ΒΜΙ=40+ MORBID OBESITY

The importance of the classification of obesity is given mainly to harmful effects on our health posed by the different stages and the comorbidity presented obesity.

BMI FIGURE GRE_ENG

obesity categories

obesity categories
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