Overweight is defined as a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 25 to 29.9. Overweight refers to increased body weight in relation to height.


  • Overweight may or may not be due to increases in body fat.
  • It may also be due to an increase in lean muscle.

Click here to find out more about Body Mass Index (BMI).

Manuela Mazzarella
IFSO Chief Operating Officer
Rione Sirignano, 5
80121 Naples – Italy

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