According to CDC Defining Adult Overweight and Obesity Weight that is higher than what is considered as a healthy weight for a given height is described as overweight or obese. Body Mass Index, or BMI, is used as a screening tool for overweight or obesity. Adult Body Mass Index (BMI) Body Mass Index (BMI) is a person’s weight in kilograms divided by the square of height in meters. A high BMI can be an…"Ultimate way to reduce obesity….."
Facing a double burden of disease Many low- and middle-income countries are now facing a “double burden” of disease. While these countries continue to deal with the problems of infectious diseases and undernutrition, they are also experiencing a rapid upsurge in noncommunicable disease risk factors such as obesity and overweight, particularly in urban settings. It is not uncommon to find undernutrition and obesity co-existing within the same country, the same community and the same household.…"Obesity does it need treatment???"
What is Obesity? Obesity is metabolic syndrome characterized by deposition of excess fat in the adipose tissue distributed various parts of the body which ultimately causes fatness and Ugly looking. It is socio economic hazard makes physical and mental disharmony. It is a disease that affects more than one-third of the U.S. adult population (approximately 78.6 million Americans). The number of Americans with obesity has steadily increased since 1960, a trend that has slowed…"Obesity and overweight Obesity , It it a Problem?"