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Body-mass Index and Health

Edited by Ayse Emel Onal

Istanbul University

The body mass index has an important place in weight control. Attention should be paid to the regularization of anthropometric measures and to physical activity to protect from increasing obesity that is associated with chronic noncommunicable conditions, such as diabetes mellitus, cancers and cardiovascular diseases. Also, attention should be paid to the countries that are developing. The daily intake of calories, carbohydrates, oils and proteins, fibers, vitamins and minerals and clean water is essential for all individuals, especially for children and for pregnant women.

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Body-mass Index and HealthEdited by Ayse Emel Onal

Published: February 13th 2019

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.73958

ISBN: 978-1-78985-006-2

Print ISBN: 978-1-78985-005-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83962-016-4

Copyright year: 2019

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1. Introductory Chapter: Life, Health and Body Mass Index

By Ayşe Emel Önal


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2. Body Mass Index (BMI) and Anthropometric Measurement of the Developing Fetus

By Niranjan Bhattacharya and Priyodarshi Sengupta


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3. Body Mass Index and Insulin Sensitivity/Resistance: Cross Talks in Gestational Diabetes, Normal Pregnancy and Beyond

By Mariana Petrova Genova, Bisera Dimitrova Atanasova and Katya Nikolova Todorova-Ananieva


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4. Relationship between Human Body Anthropometric Measurements and Basal Metabolic Rate

By Li Liu, Hui Zou and Ya-Huan Li


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5. Body Mass Index and Colorectal Cancer

By Nuri Faruk Aykan, Mehmet Artac and Tahsin Özatli


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