obesity occurs when a person consumes more calories than he or she burns

What is Obesity?

Obesity is defined as an excessively high amount of body fat in relation to lean body mass. As a rule, women have more body fat than men.
–  Men with more than 25 percent body fat women with more than 30 percent body fat are obese.
–  About 15 percent of children and adolescents are now overweight.

What causes Obesity?

–  In scientific term, obesity occurs when a person consumes more calories than he or she burns.
–  Fat deposition takes place when there is imbalance between energy intake and energy consumed.
–  Lifestyle is also a major culprit
–  Genetic, environmental, psychological, and other factors can affect weight gain or loss process.

However, losing weight isn’t just about looking good, it is about feeling good; it’s about being healthy and living a productive and comfortable life. Above all, it is about avoiding the terrible health consequences of carrying around excessive weight…

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