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In adults, a body mass index (BMI) over 25 is considered overweight, and over 30 is obese. In children aged between 5–19 years, overweight is BMI-for-age greater than 1 standard deviation above the WHO Growth Reference median; and obesity is greater than 2 standard deviations above the WHO Growth Reference median. In children under 5 years of age, overweight is weight-for-height greater than 2 standard deviations above WHO Child Growth Standards median. Rates of overweight and obesity continue to grow in children and adults. 
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Score: 1148101.9 - https://www.who.int/westernpacific/health-topics/obesity
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Today, there are 40 million children under the age of five who are overweight. The number of children 5–19 years old who are overweight has nearly doubled in the past 15 years. “There is no doubt that childhood overweight and obesity is a public health crisis that requires immediate attention. Childhood overweight and obesity is more than an individual choice, this is everybody’s business.
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Score: 1147638.1 - https://www.unicef.org/lac/en/...p-prevent-childhood-overweight
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With largely preventable obesity and overweight contributing to more than 17 million deaths every year, the United Nations World Health Organization ( WHO ) warned today that more than 1 billion people worldwide are overweight and that, under current trends, the number will increase to 1.5 billion by 2015. (...) Estimates are similar for men, with over 75 per cent now overweight in, for example, Argentina, Germany, Greece, Kuwait, New Zealand, Samoa, and the United Kingdom. Notably, the small Western Pacific islands of Nauru and Tonga have the highest global prevalence of overweight, with nine out of every 10 adults overweight.
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Score: 1147638.1 - https://news.un.org/en/story/2...em-staggering-un-health-agency
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A body mass index (BMI) over 25 is considered overweight, and over 30 is obese. The issue has grown to epidemic proportions, with over 4 million people dying each year as a result of being overweight or obese in 2017 according to the global burden of disease.  Rates of overweight and obesity continue to grow in adults and children. (...) Prevention and Control Many of the causes of overweight and obesity are preventable and reversable.
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Score: 1142549.2 - https://www.who.int/health-topics/obesity
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In 2016 an estimated 41 million children under 5 were affected by overweight or obesity. Without effective treatment they are very likely to remain overweight and obese throughout their lives, putting them at risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes and premature death, as well as suffering physical and psychological consequences in childhood. (...) In 2016 one half of all children overweight or obese lived in Asia and one quarter lived in Africa. (...) Wasting and stunting: risk factors for overweight and obesity Additionally, stunting is a potential risk factor for children becoming overweight or obese.
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Score: 1139251.7 - https://www.who.int/news/item/...weight-and-obesity-in-children
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Factors contributing to the increasing problem of overweight and obesity include poor diets, inadequate nutrition, and failing food systems. (...) Among Filipino adolescents, overweight has tripled in the last 15 years. There is a higher rate of overweight and obese children in urban areas than in rural areas and higher prevalence of several risk factors and environmental conditions could rapidly increase the rates. (...) The NNC is leading the multi-sectoral Overweight and Obesity Management and Prevention Program of the Philippine Plan of Action for Nutrition (PPAN) 2017-2022. 
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Score: 1137939.4 - https://www.unicef.org/philipp...ctivity-are-causing-overweight
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While South-East Asia has some of the lowest prevalence of overweight and obesity globally,  they are seeing an alarming trend in the rates of increase in the last 10-15 years. (...) Global Nutrition Targets 2025: Childhood overweight policy brief. World Health Organization 2014. (...) Global Health Observatory (GHO) data.  Overweight and obesity . Noncommunicable Diseases Progress Monitor 2017 Guidelines Assessing and managing children at primary health-care facilities to prevent overweight and obesity in the context of the double burden of malnutrition.
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Score: 1137258.4 - https://www.who.int/southeastasia/health-topics/obesity
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Microsoft PowerPoint - -MICS Statistical Snapshot Nutrition - ENG.pptx Armenian, 12 Georgian, 6 Azerbaijani, 4 Other, 3 Total, 6 Other, 3 Georgian, 2 Armenian, 1 Azerbaijani, 1 Total, 2 Georgia 2018 Other, 1 Georgian, <1 Armenian, 0 Azerbaijani, 0 Total, <1 Azerbaijani, Georgian, 5 Armenian, 5 Other, 3 Total, 6 Key Messages • 6% of children under 5 years of age in Georgia are overweight, 1% of children suffer from moderate or severe wasting, 6% - from moderate or severe stunting and 2% of children are moderately and severely underweight. • The age distribution of malnutrition indicators shows that the highest proportion of children (10%) who are overweight are at 12-17 months. (...) Stunting: SDG 2.2.1 Overweight refers to a child who is too heavy for his or her height. (...) Urban, 6 Girl, 5 Poorest, 3 Upper Secondary, 4 Adjara A.R, 3 0-5 months, 2 Rural, 7 Boy, 7 Second, 9 Vocational Education, 7 Imereti, Racha- Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti, 15 12-17 months, 10 0 5 10 15 Area Sex Wealth Quintile Maternal Education Region Age of Child Pe rc en t National Overweight: SDG 2.2.2 Percentage of under 5 children who are stunted, by background characteristics Percentage of under 5 children who are overweight, by background characteristics For indicator definitions, see earlier charts Regional Data on Stunting, Overweight, Wasting & Underweight
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Score: 1137258.4 - https://www.unicef.org/georgia...files/2019-11/nutrition_en.pdf
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REPORT / SUBMITTED BY THE SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR ON THE RIGHT TO FOOD, OLIVIER DE SCHUTTER
Existing food systems have failed to address hunger, and at the same time encourage diets that are a source of overweight and obesity that cause even more deaths worldwide than does underweight. (...) Today, more than one billion people worldwide are overweight (with a bodily mass index (BMI) 25) and at least 300 million are obese (BMI 30). (...) Overweight or obese women tend to give birth to children who themselves tend to be overweight or obese, resulting in lower productivity and discrimination.
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Score: 1134893.8 - daccess-ods.un.org/acce...get?open&DS=A/HRC/19/59&Lang=E
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According to The State of the World’s Children 2019 , 4 million children under 5 years of age suffer from overweight in the region. In recent decades, records reveal an increase in cases: more than 1 in 3 children between 5 and 19 years of age have overweight. (...) People who are affected by non-communicable diseases, including overweight and obesity, are at an increased risk of morbidity and mortality. (...) The growing burden of overweight in Latin America and the Caribbean presents an opportunity to research and document experiences across the region.
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Score: 1133933.6 - https://www.unicef.org/lac/en/...in-latin-america-and-caribbean
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