How much do you know about obesity? Well obesity means having excess of body fat and it is considered to be a chronic medical disease. with us know more about obesity and the myriad of health problems it can cause and how can you control it.
Over an estimated 600 million people are obese, according to the World Health Organization. The knee-jerk reaction is to blame fast food and a sedentary lifestyle. But what are the true causes of obesity? How is obesity defined? Which countries have the highest rates of obesity? What are the health risks? Read on to find out!
New expert estimates revealed that the cost of treating obesity-related illnesses globally will top $1.2 trillion every year from 2025 unless more is done to check the rapidly worsening epidemic.
Since 1980, worldwide obesity has doubled, according to the World Health Organization. In 2014, there were over 600 million obese adults on the planet. Anyone with a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or over is considered to be obese. We all know that obesity has many consequences on our health. But what exactly are they? Read on to find out.
Obesity may be a disease of the brain that is made worse by eating a typical Western diet, according to new research. A key factor that helps control how much we eat is the feeling of hunger or fullness and how well the mind remembers this.
More than one-third – 34.9 percent or 78.6 million – of adults are obese, according to the Journal of American Medicine, and there is no indication of the trend changing.