Description: Public Health England has a range of data and analysis tools related to obesity. Obesity case studies demonstrating various local initiatives to tackle obesity from around the UK are available ...
Description: Public Health England Wellington House 133-155 Waterloo Road London SE1 8UG United Kingdom. Email. [email protected] Health advice for members of the public. 111 (NHS 111 service, free from ...
Description: ‡Further information on the use of BMI and waist circumference can be found in BMI and waist circumference—black, Asian and minority ethnic groups (NICE guideline PH46) §Where available, BMI z-scores or the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health UK-WHO growth charts may be used to calculate BMI in children and young people. The ...
Description: risk of poor health increases sharply with increasing body mass index (BMI).4 Obesity in childhood is directly associated with various health conditions, including asthma5,6, early onset type-2 diabetes7,8, and cardiovascular risk-factors.9,10,11 Children who are obese are also more likely to suffer from psychological problems,
Description: BMC Public Health is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on the epidemiology of disease and the understanding of all aspects of public health. The journal has a special focus on the social determinants of health, the environmental, behavioral, and occupational correlates of health and disease, and the impact of health ...
Description: This week our Chief Executive's message starts with a message of thanks to PHE staff, then covers the Leicester outbreak, local authorities' COVID-19 Local Outbreak Plans and data on local outbreaks, two evidence reviews looking at Vitamin D and COVID-19, and Professor Dame Carol Black's independent review into the misuse of illegal drugs in England.
Description: The World Health Organization's definition of obesity is a Body Mass Index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30.. The BMI is the most used measure for adults in the UK. It is the same for both sexes and across all ages and as such provides the most useful population-level indicator of overweight (BMI of 25 or above) and obesity.
Description: You're in the healthy weight range, with a BMI score of 18.5-24.9. Good work, it looks like you’re a healthy weight!This will reduce your risk of developing health problems in the future, such as heart disease and type 2 diabetes.Carry on eating a healthy, balanced diet rich in fruit and veg, and low in saturated fat and refined sugars; and exercise regularly.
Description: The Health profile for England reported that, in 2013, high BMI was identified as the single risk factor accounting for the most morbidity (disease) in England. 11 Both general and abdominal obesity are unequally distributed in the adult population in
Description: Measuring excess body fat. Body mass index is a useful indicator of overall body fat.A 'raised' waist circumference is a useful indicator of excess abdominal adiposity.. According to the World Health Organization criteria, adults of white European origin with a BMI of 30 kg/m 2 or more are described as obese. Those with a BMI from 25–29.9 kg/m 2 are considered overweight.
Copyright © 2017