What to Know About Obesity

Read on to find out how to prevent Obesity

What is Obesity?

Obesity is diet related disorder that is defined with your BMI (read below to find out more). Obesity is cause by many things such as lack of physical activity, bad eating habits and Genetics (read below to find out more). It is not only a problem for Adults but one quarter of Australian Children are overweight or obese. Anyone can suffer from obesity including children.

Main Causes Of Obesity

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Obesity in Children

When you first think of Obesity you probably think of an adult but a rapidly increasing number of Children are obese. In fact by 2025 if rates continues increasing at the same level one third of Australian children will be overweight or obese.

Obesity Statistic that you should know

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Body Mass Index (BMI)

Body mass index is you weight in kilograms divided by your height in meters squared. If your BMI is between 18-24.9 your in a healthy range, if your BMI is between 25-29.9 then you are overweight, and if your BMI 30-39.9 then you are obese, if your BMI is 40 or greater then you are morbidly obese. A BMI is not an accurate reading for children or athletes. Why not Athletes? Well because they work very hard and a lot of their weight would consist of muscle.

What to Eat if your Obese

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