TY - CHAP A1 - Niranjan Bhattacharya A2 - Priyodarshi Sengupta ED1 - Ayşe Emel Önal Y1 - 2019-02-13 PY - 2019 T1 - Body Mass Index (BMI) and Anthropometric Measurement of the Developing Fetus N2 - The body mass index has an important place in weight control. Attention should be paid to the regularization of anthropometric measures and to physical activity to protect from increasing obesity that is associated with chronic noncommunicable conditions, such as diabetes mellitus, cancers and cardiovascular diseases. Also, attention should be paid to the countries that are developing. The daily intake of calories, carbohydrates, oils and proteins, fibers, vitamins and minerals and clean water is essential for all individuals, especially for children and for pregnant women. BT - Body-mass Index and Health SP - Ch. 2 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.78690 DO - 10.5772/intechopen.78690 SN - 978-1-78985-006-2 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-01-25 ER -