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View Resource Body Mass Index (BMI)

This animation shows a comparison of the change in BMI for a given height and varying weights. It also shows why BMI is inaccurate for muscular people. This animation includes audio narration. Body Mass Index, or BMI, is a commonly-used measure of obesity. The animation shows a range of weights at a given height (5' 10"), and shows the points at which a person is classified as "overweight" or...
View Resource Obesity-Related Health Problems

This animation includes a timeline illlustrating the gradual effects of obesity on the body, including diabetes, atherosclerosis, and heart attack. This animation includes audio narration. Over time, obesity can increase levels of glucose and triglycerides in the blood stream. The pancreas tries to compensate for this increase by increasing insulin output. As obesity increases, the pancreas can...