Article Reading

Hruby, A., & Hu, F. B. (2015). The Epidemiology of Obesity: A Big Picture. PharmacoEconomics33(7), 673–689. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40273-014-0243-x   (Alternate link:  https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4859313/)

After reading the article, answer the following questions:

What is Obesity?  What is BMI?  Discuss current trends for prevalence of overweight, obesity, and extreme obesity in the U.S.  How do these compare to the rest of the world?  When should BMI not be used?

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