Obesity is a topic about which everybody is interested to know, how to
control it, what are the causes, what should be the
diet and so on.
Obesity can be defined as the excessive accumulation of body fat having a
negative effect on the health of a person.
Obesity can be inherited
because of genetic link, lack physical activity in modern
lifestyle, hypothyroidism, Cushing Syndrome and depression,
mental problems and the food containing high calories and less
Obesity can lead to the following risks;
- high blood pressure,
- sleep apnea
- heart disease,
- gallbladder disease,
- age-related macular degeneration (AMD)
- cancer of breast, prostate, and colon etc..
Obesity is measured
in terms of Body Mass Index
Calculate your BMI
Obesity may also cause asthma, pregnancy complications, infertility and
even Parkinson's disease, a progressive neurological disorder.
The links on this website will lead you to the sites providing more
information about Obesity and weight loss web resources
Calculator for Body Mass Index
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