A measurement of the waist. Fat around the waist increases the risk of obesity-related health problems.
Women with a waist measurement of more than 35 inches or men with a waist measurement of more than 40 inches have a higher risk of developing obesity-related health problems, such as diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease.
Weight control achieving and maintaining a healthy weight by eating well and getting regular physical activity.
Losing and gaining weight over and over again. Commonly called "yo-yo" dieting.