Is a medical condition and this happens when someone has body fat or excess weight and this could affect his or her health. A doctor must determine a high body mass index (BMI) if the patient has obesity.
But what is body mass index (BMI)? Doctor’s often uses a tool to determine if the patient is on his/her appropriate weight, depending on age, sex and height, this measurement height and weight is combined
A very high risk on developing serious health conditions like, some types of cancer, arthritis and metabolic syndrome, this leads to, cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure.
Losing weight through a diet, maintaining healthy weigh reduces or prevents obesity. A patient may need surgery, in some cases.
Why obesity happens:
Are you consuming too many calories?
If you’re consuming more than enough calories, your body will store extra calories as fat, this leads to obesity and overweight.
- Fried food
- Some dairy products
- Fast food
- Meals with added sugar, cookies or branded cereal
- Anything containing hidden sugar, like ketchup
- High in carb or processed food, like bread
- Processed meats
- Sweetened juices, alcoholic drinks and soda
The more you know about obesity issues; will help you avoid an eating disorder.
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