See synonyms for obesity at Thesaurus, com. The analysis controlled for a long list of variables, including population density, income, race and age, as well as community health indicators such as smoking prevalence, adult obesity, avoidable hospital stays and physical inactivity. In a letter to Sir Harry Erskine in 1756, she complains of this trend towards obesity. The fat woman's refusal to care keeps wrinkles away and, as long as she does not become obese, she remains attractive.
If The Biggest Loser could correct this misconception, it would go a long way towards reducing prejudice against obesity. The programme could involve a number of obesity researchers who could highlight the latest thinking on long-term weight management. In fact, at least one study showed that people who watch the programme develop more prejudice against the obese. About 40 percent of American adults are obese, including the president, based on the height and weight recorded in his April physical.
These example sentences are automatically selected from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word "obesity". These studies also fail to address the structural and systemic problems that contribute to obesity, such as poverty and stress. This mechanism may partly explain why animal-based foods, such as red meat, are associated with an increased risk of obesity and diabetes, although it is not yet clear to what extent this is important. Although most prescription drugs are intended for obese people, the Gelesis product is also made for overweight people.
Underlying conditions, such as severe obesity or hypertension, were linked to more serious illness or death. They were very small and bright, as the eyes of obese people tend to be, or as they appear in contrast to a large, gaunt face.