overweight overweight  /ˌoʊ vər ˈweɪt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the property of excessive fatness
  2. (adj) usually describes a large person who is fat but has a large frame to carry it

Usage(s):

  1. Being overweight is bad for kids' health, but a new study finds it's also bad for their education.
  2. The percentage of overweight schoolchildren has dropped from 14% to about 10% in the 12 years since the National Healthy Lifestyle Program debuted.
  3. Ogden wouldn't speculate as to why national childhood overweight trends appear to have stalled.

News

  1. Maternal overweight and obesity during pregnancy associated with increased risk of preterm delivery

    In a study that included more than 1.5 million deliveries in Sweden, maternal overweight and obesity during pregnancy were associated with increased risk for preterm delivery, with the highest risks observed for extremely preterm deliveries, according to a study in the June 12 issue of JAMA.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

  2. Weight Loss Tips 2013: Hypnosis Can Help Overweight Women Lose Weight Fast - in Time for Summer Fun

    DENVER, June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tired of reading about yet another fad diet that's a surefire way to lose weight? Maybe the answer for overweight women and men is not what they eat, but what they ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Heavy Patients Trust Diet Advice From Overweight Docs Most: Study

    Title: Heavy Patients Trust Diet Advice From Overweight Docs Most: Study Category: Health News Created: 6/7/2013 4:36:00 PM Last Editorial Review: 6/10/2013 12:00:00 AM
    on June 11, 2013     Source: MedicineNet.com

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Quotes

  1. "If he has been a little bit overweight, he's still a pretty good player, in fact a very good player," Dombrowski said. "We'll work with him on it."
    on Dec 5, 2007 By: Dave Dombrowski Source: SI.com

  2. At one point, Christie accused Corzine of attacking his weight: "So let's just all let you in on a little secret in case you haven't noticed over the last eight years that I've been in public life, I'm slightly overweight. Now apparently this has...
    on Oct 16, 2009 By: Christopher Christie Source: TPMDC (blog)

  3. Public Health Minister Dawn Primarolo said: "Obesity is the biggest health challenge we face - every year 9,000 people die prematurely. Many people simply just don't know that being overweight can lead to major health problems including heart...
    on Oct 6, 2008 By: Dawn Primarolo Source: This is Nottingham

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