Obesity is a condition in which too much fat or extra amount of fat is occupied by human body. This will leave a negative impact on their health. For the diagnosis of obesity, BMI technique is used.
BMI is a statistical measurement that can be calculated through the height and weight of a person. It is abbreviated as Body Mass Index. If your Body Mass Index (BMI) is between 25 and 29.9 you are considered overweight. If your BMI is 30 or over you are considered obese.
The major causes of obesity are consumption of too many calories, not taking a proper sleep, leading a sedentary lifestyle etc.
The extra intake of sweeteners and consumption of fast food have enhanced the chances of obesity. Therefore, heavy consumption of sweeteners as well as fast food should be avoided in order to control obesity.
With the advent of computers, televisions, video games, remote controls, washers, washing machines and many other convenience devices, the majority of people are living a sitting lifestyle as compared to their parents and grandparents. The less you walk around, the limited number of calories you burn.
Physical activity plays a vital role in making your hormones work properly. It has a beneficial impact on insulin levels. It keeps the insulin level under control. Uncontrolled insulin levels are strongly associated with weight gain.
A proper sleep is necessary for a human body to work properly. According to the latest research carried out by the University of Warwick, less sleep will double the chances of obesity in adults and children. If you do not sleep well, your body produces a hormone known as Ghrelin which stimulates appetite.


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