Human Resources For Administrative And Technology Managers

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AUSTIN JESSE MUTUA TECH 4110 – HUMAN RESOURCES FOR ADMINISTRATIVE AND TECHNOLOGY MANAGERS DR CHRISTINE BURTON OCTOBER 11, 2016 WEIGHT DISCRIMINATION Obesity is a condition in which a person has accumulated so much body fat that it might have a negative effect on their health. If a person’s body weight is at least 20 percent higher than it should be, he or she is considered obese. If an individual’s Body Mass Index (BMI) is between 25 and 29.9, the individual is considered overweight. If one’s BMI is 30 and over the person is considered obese. The Body Mass Index is a statistical measurement derived from your height and weight. Body Mass Index does not measure the percentage of body fat. Nicholas Bakalar argues that genetically determined height and weight can directly affect worldly success; a study using Mendelian randomization which is a technique that helps clarify the causal relationship between human characteristics was done. In a study done by British researchers, 119,669 men and women who were found to and or did not have various genetic variants which were known to have any influence on height and Body Mass Index. Mr. Timothy M. Frayling, a professor of human genetics at the University of Exeter argued that one’s environment, lifestyle cannot change genes. He further asserted that the data from the study showed that there is a causal effect from being genetically a bit shorter or fatter that leads you to being worse off in life, which was not previously known.

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