Adipose tissue

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Unformatted text preview: mericans – 2.) African-Americans – 3.) Mexican-Americans – 4.) Euro-Americans Definitions Definitions • What is obesity? • What is stunting? • In a room of 100 • In a room full of 100 children of the same children of the same age, sex and height, age and height, the the overweight child is stunted child is shorter heavier than 85 of than 95 of them. them. • The obese child is heavier than 95 of them. Why should we be concerned? • Obesity increases the likelihood of developing: – Type 2 diabetes (NIDDM) – High blood pressure – Heart disease ...
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This note was uploaded on 01/27/2014 for the course ANTH 02221 taught by Professor Rosado during the Fall '11 term at Rowan.

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