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  • family's
  • But the opposite also appears true: Relocating to a county with a lower obesity rate reduces a family's odds of plumping up. (hon.ch)
  • After their level of need is established based on consumption habits and Body Mass Index (BMI), the family's health care provider will then distribute prescriptions of a specified number of servings of fruits and vegetables per day. (wikipedia.org)
  • Patients
  • Patients receive $2 of 'Health Bucks' coupons for each member of the family, and the coupons can be used to buy fresh produce once a week. (wikipedia.org)
  • Coupons amounting to a dollar a day for each member of a patients' family are prescribed to promote healthy eating. (wikipedia.org)
  • Physicians
  • Physicians may use this time to discuss issues such as family relationships or end-of-life care. (aafp.org)
  • These recommendations come primarily from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) and are supported by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). (aafp.org)
  • incomes
  • aware of the conse- include an increased urbanization and rising incomes that quences of present trends in NR-CDs (obesity.0001 for each test). (scribd.com)
  • acceptable
  • Discrimination and mistreatment of person with obesity is widespread and, sadly, often considered socially acceptable. (obesity.org)
  • researchers
  • The researchers say their findings may help explain why high obesity rates in the United States tend to cluster in certain geographic areas. (hon.ch)
  • The researchers also weighed each community's overall obesity rate. (hon.ch)
  • common
  • the most common being the Body Mass Index (BMI) (see below). (obesity.org)
  • Most common natural appetite suppressants are based on Hoodia, a genus of 13 species in the flowering plant family Apocynaceae, under the subfamily Asclepiadoideae. (wikipedia.org)
  • studies
  • Numerous studies of laboratory rodents provide strong evidence that genetics plays an important role in obesity. (wikipedia.org)
  • Twin and family studies have long been used to estimate variance explained by particular categories of genetic and environmental causes. (wikipedia.org)
  • people
  • For people with obesity, weight loss based solely on lifestyle changes can be very difficult to achieve and even more challenging to maintain. (obesity.org)
  • BMI is calculated by dividing a person's body weight in kilograms by their height in meters squared (weight [kg] height [m]2) or by using the conversion with pounds (lbs) and inches (in) squared as shown below, This number can be misleading, however, for very muscular people, or for pregnant or lactating women. (obesity.org)
  • The thrifty gene hypothesis postulates that due to dietary scarcity during human evolution people are prone to obesity. (wikipedia.org)
  • grocery stores
  • They then assessed the "shared environment" in which service families lived, tallying up the number of grocery stores, sports and recreational facilities, and such. (hon.ch)