Obesity is a complex, chronic, and relapsing disease characterrised by excessive amount of body fat. Obesity is emerging as a health epidemic around the world. According to the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, obesity is rapidly spreading across all regions and demographic groups.Obesity develops in individual when energy intake exceed energy expenditure. People living with obesity haves symptoms such as increased hunger and decreased fullness. is diagnosed when your body mass index is 30 or higher.The American Obesity Association reports that that people living with obesity have more than a 50% increased risk of early death as compared to people with a normal body mass index This substantial increase in health risks has made obesity the second leading cause of preventable death in the United States.
Obesity results from combination of genetic, biological, hormonal and environmental factors.
Obesity results from combination of causes and risk factors
Obesity is one of the leading causes of preventable deaths and impaired quality of life it is an important underlying cause for number of serious and chronic disease conditions