How to use Overweight in a sentence
His overweight partner was as quiet as a fawn at dawn.
He watched an overweight man open the trunk of his car and drag out a child-size bundle.
She wished she could share Katie's faith in her brother, but the only picture she could summons was a short, pale, overweight man with more brains for business than aptitude in mechanics.
She was in her early thirties, overweight, dimpled, and dressed in a flowered shirt and slacks.
I mean, he thought you were overweight, and you're clearly gorgeous, Ashley.Advertisement
Ideally, we should try to prevent becoming overweight in the first place.
One of the main contributors to overweight is the fact that people overeat.
Somehow, considering Gladys, Effie or Claire seemed to stretch common sense more than an overweight bungee jumper.
Scottish children have shown an alarming propensity to grow overweight which can lead to serious diseases in later life.
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The only customers were two paint-splattered workmen arguing baseball with the bartender, an overweight bald man in a wrinkled apron.
I wanted to create a heroine who was like me - slightly chaotic, overweight, shy, and always trying to please everyone.
One in five 9-year-olds and one in three 11-year olds and one in three 11-year olds is now seriously overweight.
People who are overweight are at greater risk of heat sickness because they have a greater tendency to retain body heat.
This caricature by Rowlandson depicts a rather crafty looking purser, overweight from good living off the spoils of his dealings.Advertisement
Men, even in the highest deciles, were less aware that they are overweight and few of them were trying to lose weight.
Although the treatment of weight problems is in the realm of psychological therapy, overweight people are not necessarily psychologically disturbed.
It is more common and troublesome in overweight people and people with deep skin folds.
The young male with ' primary ' gout is frequently overweight, a heavy beer drinker, with no family history of renal disease.
Being overweight therefore places an increased loading bearing burden on the hip joints leading to premature osteoarthritis.Advertisement
How being overweight has affected you... I used to be able to get away with wearing anything.
At that time, I was also a little bit overweight, at over 77kg (170 lbs ).
Being overweight increases the chances for developing insulin resistance diabetes and kidney disease.
Overweight individuals can suffer from health complications including sleep apnea.
With more selection, it is easier to make it a way of life, and helps curb the temptation to totally revert back to eating habits that made you overweight in the first place.Advertisement
As a young girl Michaels was overweight, but studying martial arts helped her overcome her weight issues and get healthy.
They are more common in people with diabetes and in people who are overweight.
Hey Girls, I've just started kickboxing after being told that I was dangerously overweight.
Osteoarthritis of the knee is common in people who are overweight, especially middle-aged women.
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Furthermore, whatever their background, overweight children are likely to become overweight adults.
She has lost weight as when she came in she was grossly overweight by about 10 kg.
Top of Page Body mass Men are increasingly dangerously overweight.
If you never walk anywhere or are excessively overweight then these walks are probably not for you.
But the bodies of moderately overweight men appear to cushion the blow.Advertisement
Not only large hearted and haunted by what I will not give away, but massively overweight.
For people in good health who are not severely overweight 5 the benefits in terms of improved appearance are usually greater than the disadvantages.
The message is clear - being overweight can seriously damage your health.
So now I've come home a stone overweight.
After smashing up the winter wonderland display, aggression turned to glass storefronts and overweight middle-aged men in sweats.Advertisement
For overweight and obese individuals, water induced thermogenesis may be a useful additional component to increase the energy expenditure.
Overweight was defined as a triceps skinfold thickness of more than 90 mm.
Never buy a dog that looks ill, or severely underweight or overweight.
The energy intake of reptiles should be reassessed if the animal is either underweight or overweight, and food intake should be adjusted accordingly.
There are so many overweight dogs that a fit, lean dog looks underweight.Advertisement
Link to Rascal project Over the last 20-30 years the number of children either overweight or obese has dramatically increased.
If you were already overweight to begin with, you'll struggle even more to lose that weight.
If you were overweight already, you'll need to eat a healthy diet without overdoing the sweets and other calorie filled foods.
Often people think a plump kitty is cute, but the reality is that an overweight cat is likely an unhealthy cat.
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It is possible that being extremely overweight would prevent your pet from taking care of his own cleaning needs.
Also, if it is just a matter of his being too overweight, your vet can prescribe some diet food to help him lose weight as well as address any other health issues.
If your cat is older or overweight, you may want to consider providing her with a specialty formula specific to her health issues.
According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, nearly 60 percent of American cats are overweight and obese.
According to the Association for the Prevention of Pet Obesity, 58 percent of cats are overweight and obese.
According to the American Pet Products Manufacturers Association, over 50 percent of American cats and dogs are overweight or obese, with nearly 60 percent of cats overweight.
Overweight pets are at a greater risk for developing chronic diseases, just like their human companions.
This can be a good solution for overweight cats.
Quitting smoking and losing a few pounds if you're overweight will help too.
Bald and overweight, Carl dresses casually in a stained wifebeater and sweats, while sporting a gold chain and green flip flops.
Many teen girls are very self-conscious about their appearance, and being overweight invites ridicule.
A fit individual burns more calories per hour than a person that is overweight.
Still, don't expect to land modeling gigs if you are overweight, unless you are a plus-sized model.
Perhaps the very best benefit of regular exercise is that it helps to cut one's risk of obesity (being significantly overweight).
Especially if the teen was overweight, losing weight couples a fresher start at life with the joy of loosing weight.
If your child is a few pounds overweight, that is not dangerous, but it can be a warning sign that he has a tendency toward gaining weight easily.
Parents can help teach teens healthy habits while they are young so that they will not be overweight in adulthood.
Aacap also reports that sixteen through thirty percent of the adolescent population in America is obese, though being overweight and being obese are different things.
If a teen is above the 50th percentile, he may be considered overweight for their height.
This teen would be considered overweight or obese.
Being overweight can cause high blood pressure and diabetes.
In fact, men who were overweight as children and those who participate in wrestling or other sports that encourage a slim build are at a higher risk for developing eating disorders.
In Fat Actress, Kirstie plays an overweight woman struggling to succeed in weight obsessed Hollywood.
Michaels was once overweight herself and realized just how difficult her struggle to lose the weight and get in shape was.
Eight overweight celebrities participated in challenges, modified their eating, and exercised for 100 days.
Returning for its fifth season in April 2007, this VH1 celebreality show will showcase overweight celebrities who want to shed a few pounds on national television.
Since he thinks he's overweight as well, he's joining the cast of Celebrity Fit Club in order to get healthy and slim.
You've heard of "Puppy Chow", but there are also foods for overweight, mature and senior pets.
He is not overweight, not running a fever, but he wants to stay glued to me all the time.
All too many dog owners break out the low fat kibble when their dogs become overweight, but this really isn't the ideal way to address canine obesity.
Canidae Platinum is formulated for overweight and senior dogs that may need decreased calories with high nutrition.
If your dog or puppy is overweight then right away they need to go on a healthy, whole food diet.
The last thing you ever want is an overweight sad puppy.
The collection includes options for puppies, dogs with allergies, active dogs, overweight dogs and senior dogs.
If it is too short, the focus becomes your midsection - a major mistake if you are at all overweight.
For the man who's taller than average (whether or not he's also overweight), finding clothes that fit perfectly can be a challenge.
Only nine calories per cookie mean your dog's treats are healthy and won't cause your dog to become overweight if you don't get carried away with them.
They are often overweight because their diets consist of white foods - white milk, white sugar and white flour.
It's as unhealthy to be severely underweight as it is to be very overweight, but many plus size women and men fall into a category of good health.
The American Diabetes Association recommends testing for diabetes every three years in all adults over age 45, and particularly in people who are overweight.
The ADA also recommends testing in overweight, younger adults who have at least one other risk factor.
Those that are overweight are more likely to suffer from sleep apnea and other sleep disorders due to their excessive snoring.
One way that this correlation between weight gain and sleep apnea relates is in overweight people.
Those who are overweight are more likely to suffer from a serious illness called sleep apnea.
The airway often has blockage by the excess tissue around the neck and throat region, which is common in overweight people.
In this situation, being overweight can lead to sleep apnea.
Overweight people are most at risk for sleep apnea if they have a larger sized neck.
The university notes that snoring is more prevalent in males and people who are overweight.
Weight management may be necessary for those who are overweight.
Those who are overweight are more likely to snore due to the size of their necks.
In addition to these considerations, if you are overweight, or have extra skin in the neck region, this could cause sleep apnea.
A large percentage of people who suffer from sleep apnea are also overweight.
It may be caused by other sleep disorders such as narcolepsy, drugs, alcohol, head injury, being overweight or sleep deprivation.
If you are severely overweight or obese, or suffer from other sleep disorders, the Pillar procedure may not work for you.
Those who are overweight are more likely to have excess tissue in the throat and neck region of the body, which can lead to snoring, and sometimes sleep apnea.
It may work for those who snore because they are overweight or dealing with nasal congestion.
Being overweight, smoking, drinking alcohol before bedtime, and back sleeping are other possible causes of snoring that are treatable and preventable.
Snoring is more than an irritating habit; it is a sleep disorder, affecting 25 percent of adults, mostly men and those who are overweight.
Things such as losing even a small amount of weight for an overweight or obese person can help tremendously with sleep apnea.
While you may or may not be quite as overweight as the contestants on the reality show, this game might be useful in getting you in shape.
Remarkably, early findings indicate that resveratrol contributed to overweight lab mice living a healthy life.
One of the major health problems in the United States is overweight and obesity, which lead to increased risks for a wide variety of conditions, including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, hypertension, and cancer.
A 2003 study by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality shows that African-American and Hispanic children face much higher odds of being overweight than non-Hispanic white or Asian-American and Pacific Islander children.
African-American children ages six to 11 are more than twice as likely as non-Hispanic white children to be overweight, and Hispanic children are roughly twice as likely.
For example, as children, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have the lowest prevalence of being overweight, but once they reach adolescence, the reverse is true.
African American children have the highest rate of being overweight, but once they reach their teen years, they are no more likely than white children to be overweight.
Hispanic teens are one-and-a-half times more likely than white or African American teens to be overweight.
African American women have higher rates of being overweight, which is a major risk factor of cardiovascular disease.
Certain lifestyle choices that may increase the chance for heart disease include lack of exercise, overweight, and cigarette use.
Poor nutrition, especially eating habits that lead to overweight or obesity in children, can also contribute to depression.
A 2003 study in the journal Pediatrics found that children who are substantially overweight for long periods of time are more likely to suffer from depression.
Children who are overnourished may become overweight or obese, which may lead to long-term health problems and social stress.
Children who are overweight have an increased risk for long-term conditions and diseases, including cardiovascular disease, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, asthma, sleep apnea, and certain cancers.
In contrast, children in many parts of the world are becoming increasingly overweight.
Approximately 25-30 percent of school-age children in the United States are overweight.
Children who are overnourished are visibly overweight or obese, and consume more food than their bodies need (or expend too little energy through physical activity).
Doctors or registered dietitians can help parents can monitor overweight or obese children.
A good prognosis exists for overweight children who make lifestyle changes and adhere to a diet and exercise program.
An underweight, overweight, or normal weight child should be allowed to decide how much to eat or whether to eat at all, within reason.
They can help an overweight child to lose weight (if medically necessary) by being supportive, rather than scolding.
However, being overweight and generally inactive also increases the chance of developing a strain or sprain.
It is wise for parents to consult a physician if a child is consistently overweight and diet or exercise does not seem to make a significant difference.
Since a large number of people with high cholesterol are overweight, a healthy diet and regular exercise are probably the most beneficial ways to control cholesterol levels.
However, children and adolescents can develop type 2 diabetes too, particularly if they are overweight and have a history of type 2 diabetes in their family.
The majority of children diagnosed in childhood are type 1, but if blood test results indicate prediabetes and a child is significantly overweight and has a history of type 2 diabetes in her family, type 2 is a possibility.
Weight gain still tends to be normal, leading to overweight and a higher than average proportion of body fat.
According to the American Obesity Association, approximately 30 percent of children and adolescents aged six to 19 years are overweight and 15 percent are obese.
A sedentary lifestyle and excess caloric consumption are the primary causes of this increase in overweight and obesity; regular exercise is considered an important factor in controlling weight.
Given the increasing prevalence of overweight and obesity in children and adolescents, it is important for parents to encourage regular exercise and also serve as role models by exercising themselves.
Curved lines on the chart (percentiles) are used by healthcare professionals to identify children and adolescents at risk for overweight and obesity.
Children and adolescents with a BMI-for-age in the 85th to 95th percentile are considered overweight and at risk for obesity, and those with a BMI-for-age greater than the 95th percentile are considered obese.
Overweight and obesity is more prevalent in boys (32.7%) than girls (27.8%).
Overweight and obese children should be evaluated by a physician for diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, and other medical conditions that are influenced by excessive weight gain.
Summer camp programs that focus on healthy eating and exercise habits are available for overweight and obese children.
Obese and overweight children and adolescents are more likely to be obese or overweight as adults.
A 2003 report indicated this increase is most likely due to a greater number of overweight and obese children and adolescents.
Researchers found a trend of high blood pressure in children ages eight to 17 years who were overweight or obese.
Being overweight or obese is the strongest predictor of hypertension in young adults.
High blood pressure develops about 10 years after a young person becomes overweight.
Overweight children with hypertension are recommended to lose weight until they are within 15 percent of their healthy body weight.
Girls who are overweight and boys who are thin or short often have low self-esteem because they compare themselves against these cultural and narrow standards.
For example, if teens think they are overweight, they should first verify their perception with a healthcare provider.
If they are actually overweight, they can set goals to lose weight by eating nutritiously and exercising regularly.
Abnormally low levels of AFP can also occur when the fetus has died or when the mother is overweight.
People who use them tend to become overweight, with swollen faces.
Because of the nature of the disorder, most BED patients are overweight or obese.
Overweight children also suffer from psychological distress, particularly when teased or shunned by peers.
The width of the standard -ized casket is usually a concern when the deceased is overweight, but the height and length can also be an issue if the person is large overall.
If you are overweight, experts want you to gain 25-30 pounds.
If you were overweight, you should gain 15-25 pounds.
Women who binge eat may be significantly overweight.
For example, some health care providers consider being overweight, asthmatic, or having a previous high risk pregnancy as a current high risk.
Lack of a period is often due to being underweight, severely overweight, exercising excessively, or exclusive breastfeeding.
You have a hormone imbalance due to being underweight or overweight.
How in the world did you go from 70 pounds overweight to Ms. Bikini America 2005?
Andress was considered the pinnacle of female beauty at the time and it's worth noting that by modern standards, she might be considered overweight, or at least out of shape.
If you are overweight, then you place added strain on your heart.
Also, if your dog is overweight or slightly larger for his size, then it's better to select one size larger.
I consider myself good looking, with personality, have beautiful home, pretty but overweight and sexless wife, and a wonderful son.
More children are overweight today than ever before.
Being overweight or obese causes a host of health-related problems including heart disease, diabetes and even cancer.
Parents who are overweight need to be even more diligent in monitoring their children's diet and activity levels.
Children who sit in front of a television for long periods of time are more likely to be overweight than children who watch minimal amounts of television.
Statistics prove that the number of overweight kids is climbing.
Currently, 15% of all children are overweight.
Though some kids are pre-destined to be overweight by genetics, today's society contributes to the problem.
If both parents are overweight, work with your doctor to prevent child obesity.
Not only is being overweight unhealthy, it puts kids at risk for self-esteem and future health issues.
Overweight kids are often teased more by their peers resulting in a poor self-image and low self-respect.
As a parent, there are steps you can take to prevent your child from becoming overweight.
If your child is already overweight, talk to your doctor about putting him on a diet.
If the whole family has bad eating habits, they will need to make changes so the overweight kids do not feel they are being singled out.
Overweight and obese individuals are at a greater risk for many health problems, and their insurance rates are generally higher even if they have not demonstrated those problems.
Iams ProActive Health Weight Control Large Breed - for large and giant breeds that are overweight and a year old or more.
Iams ProActive Health Weight Control - Designed specifically for overweight, spayed or neutered dogs that are one year and older.
Iams puts the same expertise into creating nutrition specific cat food for kittens, mature cats and overweight cats.
Child and teen yoga DVD producer BeeTwixt cautions that as many as 20 percent of America's children are overweight.
Many individuals who follow a vegetarian diet tend to have BMIs in the normal range, but it is possible to become overweight on a vegetarian diet.
If you are a vegetarian who frequently partakes of guacamole with chips and beer, cheesecake and chocolate bars, you are probably going to be overweight, and unhealthy to boot.
I wound up gaining 17 pounds, which wasn't bad for the average mother-to-be to gain, but not good for someone who has been offically termed "overweight."
With the obesity epidemic increasing and affecting younger and younger people, there is great concern about what the proper child diet is, and what weight-loss diets may be safely implemented with an overweight child.
If there is concern about a child's weight, a pediatrician should be consulted for advice on whether the child is inappropriately overweight, or whether the apparent chubbiness is normal "puppy-fat" that will dissipate as the child matures.
Barring a medical problem, the usual reason for a child's overweight is lack of activity.
The average person needs at least 64 ounces of water per day, and overweight persons need additional water, as do extremely active people.
Emotional eaters will eat normally and may not look as if they are overweight -- until the emotions threaten to reveal themselves.
If significantly overweight or obese, speak to a doctor regarding extra measures that can be taken for a healthier lifestyle.
Prescription Xenical has been studied for the treatment of overweight and obesity in such patients for up to four years and carries additional indications, such as preventing weight regain and long-term weight maintenance.
It's also important to note that you should not take Alli if you have had an organ transplant, if you are taking cyclosporine, if you have been diagnosed with problems absorbing food or if you are not overweight.
Some specialists say that being overweight increases misdiagnoses of asthma.
For many women who are overweight, out of shape, and/or in poor health, thoughts of change are overwhelming and intimidating.
The theory is that people who drink diet soda already had risk factors for metabolic syndrome, such as being overweight and having high cholesterol, that don't have anything to do with whether they drank soda.
This same research points to an enzyme deficient diet as a contributor to children and teens being overweight.
It's sad to say, but there are people out there ready to prey on the overweight person's desire to lose weight.
The index is a formula that uses weight and height to come up with a numerical measure of whether a person is overweight.
Having to buy specially made clothing if you are overweight can cost more.
Aside from being uncomfortable and feeling unattractive, there are health conditions aggravated by being overweight.
Type 2 Diabetes-Over 85 percent of people who have this condition are overweight.
It is not known why people who are overweight are more likely to develop this illness.
It is believed that cellular changes within the body of an overweight person cause them to become insulin resistant.
Heart disease and stroke-Being overweight can cause high blood pressure, high bad cholesterol, low good cholesterol, and elevated triglycerides.
Being overweight can aggravate and even cause these and other health issues.
Alli is meant for overweight people whose body mass index (BMI) is 25 or higher.
If you are extremely overweight, slow and gentle workouts are the best way to begin an exercise program.
A BMI below 25 is considered healthy, 25-29 is considered overweight and 30 or more is considered obese.
A variety of factors contribute to high blood pressure and poor diet and being overweight are two items that play major roles toward developing hypertension even at a young age.
Although Atkins and other low carb diets limit fruit and vegetable intake, very few people actually became overweight from eating too many carrots or bananas.
For most moderately overweight people, losing forty pounds in a month without a drastic medical intervention or a serious medical problem is impossible.
You can't fail but to lose weight if you are overweight or average.
Overeating can be traced back to the reason why many of us are overweight.
If you are overweight, following the DASH eating plan is an excellent way to lose unwanted pounds.
Consider the BMI (body mass index) commonly used to determine whether a person is overweight.
Those who are muscular may appear to be overweight while those who have poor muscle tone may appear to have normal or low weight on the charts.
For the Underfat category, percentages apply to people who have high muscle mass and may be considered overweight based on the BMI scale.
Dr. Atkins believes that the reason most people are overweight is because they are insulin resistant.
Knowing your BMI is important as it can tell you if you're overweight or underweight and if you're potentially at risk for certain health conditions.
A BMI between 25 and 29.9 suggests you are overweight for your height.
These seven men and seven women were not overweight.
Being overweight is an emotional issue that can feel like a personal failing.
Being overweight or obese may potentially lead to a number of serious health disorders in both men and women.
A BMI of 25.0 to 29.9 is classified as overweight.
Many doctors are hesitant to initiate weight-related conversation unless the patient is very overweight or obese.
The main reason to maintain a healthy weight is that being overweight can increase your risk for a multitude of health problems.
If you are overweight, your risk of heart disease is much higher than if you maintain a healthy weight.
Not surprisingly, being overweight can also increase your risk for high cholesterol.
In fact, 80 percent of those with diabetes are overweight or obese, according to the OSG.
The diet was designed for overweight participants, and it's based on a specific nutrient ratio of 43% protein, 22.5% fat, and 34.5% carbohydrates.
In fact, while today people certainly have access to a much more varied diet as compared to their ancestors, they are also bombarded with foods that aren't good for them, leaving them under-nourished and overweight.
Some studies propose that drinking more than a single soda each day, whether it is diet or regular, may increase the risk of obesity as well as bring the health problems associated with being overweight.
Note that the risk to becoming overweight actually goes up with each diet soda you drink!
Acid reflux, also known as GERD, can strike anyone regardless of age or gender and is often associated with people who are obese or overweight.
Sometimes this can be related to being overweight.
If you are overweight, it is recommended that lose weight.
Although no other family members were overweight, he was tipping the scales at 425 pounds.
It's no surprise that Fogle was overweight.
Since physical activity guidelines were established in 1992, the number of overweight and obese has increased dramatically and has now become a major health concern.
When we think of symptoms of obesity, the first thing that comes to mind is overweight, but symptoms related to obesity cover a number of problems you may not associate with obesity.
With overweight and obesity on the rise, it's easy to deny it when we cross the line from being overweight to join the growing numbers of obese people.
Along with being overweight, there are a number of symptoms associated with obesity.
Dr. Snyder developed Fullbar products for those who don't qualify for these life-saving surgeries, but are still overweight and want to reach and maintain a healthy weight.
The definition of obesity helps identify when a person crosses the line beyond overweight and becomes obese.
It is fairly easy for most people to recognize when they are overweight.
However, many people don't know when they've crossed from being overweight to become obese.
For this reason, if you use a BMI calculator and it indicates you are overweight, it is best to talk with your doctor for further clarification.
While the definition of obesity helps bring into focus just how overweight a person is, the label also brings with it the reality of increased risks of certain health conditions.
If you use a calculator that labels your child as overweight or obese, it is prudent to pay a visit to the doctor for further assessment and to ask for his advice on how to help your obese child.
Overeating leads to overweight which is another risk factor for heart disease.
However, parents of overweight and obese children know it isn't always as simple as giving them more fruits and vegetables.
Many children have been bullied or ostracized for being overweight or obese.
This can help reduce caloric intake for overweight and obese children.
This is reflected in the fact that two-thirds of the adult population in the United States is currently obese or overweight.
About 20 percent of the population has fatty liver disease, also known as non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), with overweight individuals more susceptible.
Over two-thirds of adult Americans are overweight, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Being overweight invites a host of health issues including heart disease, osteoarthritis, and diabetes.
If you're overweight, have a medical condition or simply don't lead a very active life without regular exercise, it is strongly recommended to check with your doctor before plunging into an ambitious exercise regimen.
However, as always you should be aware that abdominal training is merely one piece of the puzzle; if you're overweight and looking to get in shape, you must also engage in diet and/or cardiovascular training to actually to drop the pounds.
If you're overweight, sedentary, have a medical condition, or are getting up there in years, you should pace yourself, however.
If you are overweight or have physical limitations that prevent you from doing the full exercise, only lift your arms out to the sides rather than all the way up and go with a slower tempo.
The sad truth is that some people subconsciously discriminate against overweight people, while giving slender people preferential treatment.
Even if you are not overweight, a sedentary lifestyle will cause you to have higher blood pressure than you would have at the same weight, but with regular exercise.
If you are severely overweight (doctors call it "obese"), that doesn't mean you can't run - it just means you need to work very slowly and carefully into your routine.
People who are overweight will find that aquatic routines give them a sense of buoyancy and lightness that helps to prevent injury while still allowing them to be active and work toward a healthier lifestyle.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that over two-thirds of Americans are either overweight or obese.
Overweight is defined as a body mass index (BMI) of 25 or more.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that over two-thirds of American adults are either overweight or obese.
Being overweight increases your risk for developing heart disease and diabetes, warns the American Heart Association.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that over two-thirds of American adults are overweight or obese, with 34 percent obese.
If you are overweight, bring your weight down to a healthy level.
When all members of the family are non-smokers and are not overweight, health insurance companies see them as less of a risk for costly medical claims.
Weight can also affect the rate of your insurance premiums as well because being overweight can create similar health risks to the body that smoking can.
Set in the early 60s, the movie focuses on Tracy Turnblad, an overweight teenager who dreams of dancing on a popular television music program.
It's no secret the number of overweight Americans is growing.
Another type of makeover show takes people who are overweight and aims to teach them how to eat better, get active, and ultimately shed pounds.
Sweeney has struggled with her weight in the past, and although she was never obese, she felt pressure being an active Hollywood actress who was overweight.
Allison Sweeney continues to host The Biggest Loser, which takes overweight contestants and offers them eating and exercise plans in order to lose weight.
The show follows the classic format of one bachelor looking for love amongst a group of single ladies, but the difference with this program is that the bachelor himself and all of his suitors are overweight.
Overweight contestants compete against each other to lose weight, get healthy, and remain in the competition.
By the time she was 12 years old she was overweight, weighing in at over 175 pounds.
The show features overweight contestants who are divided into two teams and compete to lose a dramatic amount of weight.
In this show, she will actually reside with families who are overweight, encouraging them to eat right and exercise with her own personal style of motivation.
Michaels was overweight as a child, and eventually learned how to take care of her body, strengthen her muscles, and eat the right foods to maintain her figure and health.
Knowing what it's like to be overweight, she has taken her knowledge and decided to help others in the same position.
In 2005, she was the star of a very short-lived sitcom called Fat Actress, in which she played a version of herself as an overweight actress looking for work.
The group visits the Hima tribe in Uganda, who prize overweight women.
In stark contrast to Western standards of beauty, women in this tribe try to become as overweight as possible.
The Biggest Loser has come under fire for giving overweight people unrealistic expectations since most folks don't have time to devote entire weeks to self-improvement.
The brides on the show are not unattractive and none of them qualify as severely overweight.
Short, and keenly aware of the fact that she was overweight, Julia rarely missed an opportunity to point a finger elsewhere.
Obesity is an excessive accumulation of fat in the body - it does not just mean being overweight.
That was to identify whether single dogs in a household tend to be more overweight than dogs that share their home with other canines.
Obesity In people who are overweight, the fat in their abdominal cavity exerts more pressure on the stomach.
Oversize, overweight and excess baggage will not be accepted for flights to the destinations covered by the bag embargo.
Section 3 presents trends in the prevalence of both obesity and overweight (including obese) among children aged 2-10.
The risks to your health of being a little overweight are small compared to the risk of smoking.
Women who are underweight need to gain even more, and women who are overweight still need to gain around fifteen to twenty pounds.
A bored cat is more likely to over eat, sleep too much and become overweight.
Many individuals who are overweight may be suffering with pre-diabetes, also called metabolic syndrome.
She never felt ugly or frumpy or overweight before coming here.