Examples of obese in a Sentence
providing medical treatment for obese patients
the basset hound was so obese that its stomach touched the floor
Recent Examples of obese from the Web
Almost 70% of long-haul drivers are obese, according to a 2010 federal government survey.
According to the study, even those who are obese will benefit from physical activity.
More than 70% of Americans are either overweight or obese; among all 11 countries, the average is 56%.
Heart attacks were more common in people who were obese, with the risk increasing along with increases in body mass index (BMI), a ratio of height to weight.
Think of people who are injured, people with genetic disorders that prevent them from building muscle, the elderly, and the obese.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 17.2% of U.S. children and adolescents aged 2 to 19 years are obese and another 16.2% are overweight.
But someone who has a lot of muscle mass—which weighs more than fat and would therefore raise BMI score—could be easily miscategorized as obese, Cohn says.
Amish children are about one-third as likely as non-Amish to be obese, according to a 2012 study in PLOS One.
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OBESE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of obese for English Language Learners
: very fat : fat in a way that is unhealthy
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