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1. Obesity
A person is considered obese if he or she has 20 percent (or more) extra body fat for his/her age, height, sex, and bone structure. Fat works against the action of insulin . Extra body fat is thought to be a risk factor for diabetes .

2. Obesity (adj.: obese)
Obesity refers to a person with excess adipose tissue (fat), who weighs more than 20% above normal weight for gender, age and height. Obesity may be defined according to BMI (Body Mass Index). The BMI of a person is their weight in kilograms divided by the square of their height in meters). Average BMI is between 20 and 30. Obesity is usually defined to be a BMI of 30 or more.

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