Obesity awareness

Start bettering your health today!

What is obesity?

Obesity is a disorder involving excessive body fat that increases the risks of health problems.

How many adults are overweight or obese?

Globally, more than two-thirds (68.8%) of adults are considered to be over overweight or obese. About 1 in 20 adults have extreme obesity. ~National Institutes of Health
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Obesity is the #2 preventable cause of death in the U.S.

  • At least 2.8 people a year worldwide die as a result of being overweight or obese. - World Health Organization
Obesity Facts and Statistics

the most recent statistics-2014

  • Globally, around 39% of adults aged 18 and over are overweight.
  • 13% of adults aged 18 and over in the world are obese.
  • The mean BMI of the world’s population was 24 kg/m2 in 2014
~ World Health Organization

What can i do to help cure this disorder?

  • Weight loss
  • Physical exercise
  • Dietary fiber
  • Low carbohydrate diet
  • Low fat diet
~ Mayo Clinic

Raise awarness!

September is obesity awareness month but you can start raising awareness today with the websites below!
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