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Overweight definition

The condition of weighing more than is healthy or ‘normal’ for your height.

Being overweight is typically determined by your body mass index (BMI). A BMI of 25 – 29.9 is considered overweight.

Note: Overweight does not necessarily mean overfat.

Related terms: morbidly obese, obese

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