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A term which describes somebody who is extremely overweight. One in five children across the UK aged 10 to 11 and one in every five adults are obese.

To find out if you are obese, work out your body mass index (BMI)…

A BMI of 25 – 29.9 means you’re overweight.

A BMI of 30 – 39.9 means you’re obese.

A BMI over 40 means you’re severely obese.

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