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Underweight

Usually refers to recommendation that leads an investor to reduce their investment in a particular security or asset class. The reduction is usually with respect to a benchmark. Suppose that U.S. equities compose 40% of the benchmark portfolio. If one thinks the U.S. will underperform, the investor may reduce the exposure to U.S. equity to less than 40%.

Underweight

1. Describing a portfolio or fund with too little exposure to an industry, sector, or something else. See also: Overweight.

2. See: Underperform.
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According to the 8th National Nutrition Survey of the FNRI conducted up to April 2014, the regions with the highest number of underweight children aged 0-5 years were Mimaropa, Western Visayas and Bicol Region.
The current study was planned to: determine the frequency of underweight and stunting among the children entering first year of school, and to assess any association between scores in admission test and height and weight at the time of admission.
may an impact Lead scientist Dr Kathleen Szegda, from the University of Massachusetts, said: "Our findings suggest that women who are underweight in early or mid-adulthood may be at increased risk for early menopause.
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Because China has the largest population in the world, a coexisting situation of overweight or obesity and underweight has an impact on the largest number of women and their offspring," the researchers concluded.
Subjects are categorized into underweight, normal weight, and overweight/ obese group based on their BMI.
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Taking notice of the complaints, the Deputy Commissioner directed action and in this connection, Assistant Commissioner (AC), Altaf Sheikh along with Additional Assistant Commissioner (AAC), Imran Khan and Assistant Director, Consumers' Association, Said Badshah inspected different fast-foods, restaurants and other shops and took several persons into custody for profiteering, unhygienic conditions and selling of underweight roti.
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In the age group 18-20 years, 20 (20%) were normal, 4 (4%) were overweight and 1(1%) was obese and 3 (3%) were underweight.