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Obese - Well above the normal weight for sex, height and age and having high amounts of body fat. A BMI of 30 or more is considered obese.

Obesity - A medical condition where high amounts of body fat can be detrimental to health.

Oedema - Swelling due to the accumulation and retention of fluids in the body tissues.

Omega-3 fatty acids - Polyunsaturated fatty acids found in fish oils such as salmon and sardines and some green vegetables. Omega-3 fatty acids are thought to lower cholesterol levels in the body and help reduce the possibility of some heart related problems.

Onset - The beginning or the first appearance of the sign or symptoms of an illness.

Organic Food - Food grown without synthetic fertilizer and produced without the addition of synthetic materials.

Ornithine - An amino acid formed by hydrolyzing arginine and aids in the formation of urea.

Osteoporosis - A condition in which the bones become brittle and are easily fractured because they have insufficient calcium and certain other mineral deposits.

Overweight - Above the normal accepted weight.

Ovo-lacto vegetarian - A vegetarian who will not eat meat but will eat dairy products and eggs.

Ovo-Vegetarian - A vegetarian who will not eat meat or dairy products but will eat eggs.

Oxalate - An organic chemical that is a salt or ester of oxalic acid and found in certain foods that can combine with calcium to form calcium oxalate.

Oxidative - Relating to the chemical reaction with oxygen or compounds that contain oxygen.

Oxygen - A colourless and odourless gas that is a constituent of air and is essential for plant and animal respiration.
 

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