TY - CHAP A1 - Mariana Petrova Genova A2 - Bisera Dimitrova Atanasova A3 - Katya Nikolova Todorova-Ananieva ED1 - Ayşe Emel Önal Y1 - 2019-02-13 PY - 2019 T1 - Body Mass Index and Insulin Sensitivity/Resistance: Cross Talks in Gestational Diabetes, Normal Pregnancy and Beyond 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. 3 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.78363 DO - 10.5772/intechopen.78363 SN - 978-1-78985-006-2 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2020-08-09 ER -