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A person is called overweight when the body weight of that person is considered abnormal for one’s age or the body build. Underweight can be a condition known as anorexia nervosa which means a person suffers from near-starvation, psychological illness that can lead to serious health problems.
|Meaning||A person is overweight when he weighs more than the normal for his height, age or sex.||A person is underweight when he weight way too lesser than the normal for his height, age or sex.|
|Body Index range (BMI)||A person is considered overweight when the BMI ranges from 25 to 29.9.||A person is considered underweight when the BMI ranges below 18.5.|
|Risks||High blood pressure, Depression, stress, Diabetes, sleep disorders, various cancers||Osteoporosis, weak immune system, Anemia, fertility problems, heart and lung problems|
|Causes||More intake of food than what the body needs, genetics, skipping meals||Genetics, High metabolism, mental or physical illness, excessive physical activity|
|Treatments||Exercise, Eat mindfully, eat homemade, sleep enough||Avoid empty calories, eat regularly, include several healthy meals, add snacks|