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Obesity

Definition:
It is a medical condition characterized by increased weight due to fat, objectified by a BMI> 30 kg/m2

Prevalence:
20-25% of the population (all ages) is affected by obesity. Predominantly urban population is affected. Especially prevalent in

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Care of patients with metabolic diseases and nutrition

Metabolic diseases are due mainly factors abnormal metabolism of nutrients. These disorders have endogenous causes (eg, lack of insulin) or exogenous causes mixed-constitutional and hereditary factors.

Endocrine dysfunctions have influence on nutrient metabolism of the body, as some risk factors such as sedentary lifestyle, smoking, stress.
In some conditions, there is a mismatch between Read the rest of this entry »

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