Obesity and Its Causes

Obesity is a chronic condition in which excess body fat has accumulated in the body. obesity is defined by using the body mass index(BMI). People with a body mass index over 30 are considered obese. Obesity increases the risk for heart disease. It can lead to diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, gallstones, and other chronic illnesses. Obesity has also been linked to increased risk for a number of cancers. Obesity is most commonly caused by a combination of excessive food intake, lack of physical activity, and genetic susceptibility. Changes to diet and exercising are the main treatments. Obesity occurs when people regularly eat more calories than they burn. The cause of obesity includes a lack of physical activity and sleep. Body weight is the result of a combination of influences genetic, metabolic, behavioral, environmental, cultural, and socioeconomic influences. Therefore behavioral and environmental factors provide the greatest "opportunity'' for action and intervention.

  • Genetics
  • Morbidity
  • Weight Management
  • Dietary Effects
  • Exogeneous Obesity

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