To Your Health: Obesity, the Heavyweight of Health

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PHNOM PENH, (Khmer Times) – Over the past few weeks I have discussed hypertension, diabetes, cholesterol and heart disease. So now we will look at some factors of these diseases.
 
What is obesity and how is it measured?
 
Obesity is commonly measured using the Body Mass Index (BMI).   The person’s weight is divided by their height and calculated using the category below
 
BMI Categories: 
Underweight =

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