EEO. 2021; 20(4): 105-119
Overweight or Obesity: Serum Lipids in a University Population of Barranquilla Colombia
Leandro Luis Sierra Carrero, Carmen María Carrero Gonzalez, Judith Cristina Martínez - Royert, María Alejandra-Orostegui, Carelis Montenegro, Elkin Antonio Navarro Quiroz, María Cristina Pájaro Martínez, Silvia Juliana Prada Soto.
Introduction: According to the World Health Organization, overweight and obesity occur due to an abnormal or excessive accumulation of body fat that is harmful to health. During childhood and adolescence, risk factors such as dyslipidemia or obesity are detected, the maintenance of which in the adult stage has been verified, indicating that detection should be started as early as possible. It is necessary to carry out an anthropometric
Key words: Obesity; Overweight; Anthropometric Assessment