Do you realize that we are in “Gen- Extra Large”? Obesity is considered to be one of the biggest health-related problem regardless of age, in the recent times. Researchers state that the situation was not this worse in our past. Due to the increasing change in the style of living coupled with unhealthy food habits Obesity has increased at a rapid rate.
When a survey to check the BMI (Body Mass Index) was taken in 1980, the results showed that 6% of men and 8% of women, above the age of 30 were obese. But then, in 2005, the survey results state that 23% of men and 25% of women face the problem of obesity. Isn’t this shocking?
Unsuitable food consumption and lack of physical activity are the major reasons for obesity.
Obesity would lead to risky diseases such as heart disorders, stroke, cancer, premature mortality, gallstones, reproductive problems and diabetes.
Obesity has tripled its rate among the teens and children in the past few years. This is undoubtedly related to the food habits and lazy, inactive lifestyle. Parents have to teach their child, the importance of exercise at their early ages.
Awareness programs and interesting physical training has been arranged by many organisations to educate people on the adverse effects. Remember, Prevention is better than Cure!
EAT HEALTHY! PLAY HEALTHY!! LEAD AN OBESE-FREE LIFE