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  • A person with a body mass index between 25 and 29.9 is considered overweight. (heart.org)
  • By slicing and dicing the numbers, the study's authors concluded that "conventional studies probably underestimate the adverse population health consequences of [being] overweight" - that is, having a BMI of 25 to 29.9, and not one of 30 or above. (aarp.org)
  • It found that people in the overweight category had a 6 percent lower chance of dying from various diseases than did people of normal weight, making a BMI between 25 and 29.9 suddenly appear like some newly discovered weight/health sweet spot. (aarp.org)
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  • For example, a muscular person may have a high BMI without being overweight (extra muscle adds to body weight - but not fatness). (kidshealth.org)
  • If you are overweight, losing weight may help you prevent and manage these conditions. (diabetes.org)
  • If losing weight were simple, no one would be in the situation of staying overweight. (kidshealth.org)
  • 2) An investment portfolio judged to be overweight indicates that an investor holds proportionately more than the benchmark weight of a certain asset (a share, bond, industry/sector, country, currency, or asset class, etc. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to recent studies, insulin-sensitiser drugs are the main type of therapy for women with irregular cycles that want to improve their fertility, although weight loss is normally the first step in overweight patients with PCOS. (wikipedia.org)
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  • If you're worried that your child or teen may be overweight, make an appointment with your doctor, who will ask about eating and activity habits and make suggestions on how to make positive changes. (kidshealth.org)