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health

health  

n. according to the official definition of the World Health Organization, a state of complete physical, mental, and social wellbeing, not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.
holistic

holistic  

(hoh-list-ik)describing an approach to patient care in which the physiological, psychological, and social factors of the patient's condition are taken into account, rather than just the diagnosed ...
obesity

obesity  

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(oh-beess-iti)the condition in which excess fat has accumulated in the body, mostly in the subcutaneous tissues. Clinical obesity is considered to be present when a person has a body mass index of 30 ...
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The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine (3 ed.)

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2007
A condition obtained when a person achieves a level of health that minimizes the chances of becoming ill. Wellness is achieved by a combination of emotional, environmental, mental, ... More

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