Morbid obesity (defined as being 100 pounds or more over ideal body weight or having a body mass index (BMI) of 40 or higher)
obesity (BMI greater than 30)
Just Enough for You: About Food Portions
Obesity, Physical Activity, and Weight-control Glossary
flavonoids or carotenoids as a key to weight loss … When too much fat is stored inside of our fat cells, these cells begin to send out inflammatory signals. The result is a constant, low level of inflammation, which we now know is characteristic of obesity. … Fruits and vegetables can be very helpful in this context because their flavonoids act as potent anti-inflammatory substances in the body.