Defined as :
A disorder involving excessive body fat that increases the risk of health problems
- There's a huge difference between being overweight and being obese
- Obesity occurs when eating much more calories than you use
- Being obese increases risk of diabetes, heart disease, strokes, arthritis, and some cancers
More encouragement for more healthy life choices .
If It's Too Late :
Doctors recommend bariatric surgery or weight-loss drugs
Once considered a problem only in high income countries, overweight and obesity are now dramatically on the rise in low- and middle-income countries, particularly in urban settings.