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NME 1 Welcome to Nutrition, Metabolism and Endocri


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Overweight
A person with a BMI of 25-30kg/m2 is described as this
46%
Percentage of men in England who are overweight
32%
Percentage of women in England who are overweight
Obese
BMI of >30kg/m2
17%
Percentage of men in England who are obese
21%
Percentage of women in England who are obese
Type 2 diabetes
There is a rising occurance of [________] in younger age groups who are overweight/obese
Cardiovascular disease and coronary heart disease
There is a rising occurance of [________] in older age groups who are overweight/obese
Metabolic syndrome
A syndrome characterised by central obesity, high blood pressure, high triglycerides, low HDL cholestrol and insulin resistance