Obesity-When to Act?

Published on August 6, 2015 by HWC

The video talks about obesity and the best time act on it. Obesity is a serious health issue that needs to be addressed at the earliest to prevent further health concerns.

Around 30% of the world’s population is overweight or obese and over 3 million people die each year due to this condition.

Generally, body weight is calculated by energy balance equation, which means if your intake calorie count is more than spent, then your body gain weight. Your body has a specific count on how much body fat should be present. And, it has a complex system that regulates energy intake and expenditure.

Your brain can regulate calories in and calories out. Simply, obesity is stated as a biological response to the modern environment. In other words, we can say that a when our body fat is too high than the regular levels, then our body develops obesity.

What Develops Obesity?

  • Unbalanced diet
  • Decrease in physical activity
  • Increased stress levels
  • Inadequate sleep
  • Frequent usage of medications
  • Genetics

What are the Risk Factors?

Obesity increases the risk of

  • Ischemic heart and stroke disease
  • Type-2 diabetes
  • Hypertensive disease

The way we act to these factors will depend on our DNA. So, what we can do to avoid this condition. The following are the simple tips that can help you to control your weight:

  • Do not go for dieting
  • Cut down fat-free foods
  • Eat protein
  • Watch less TV
  • Take part in physical activities

Therefore, these are the reasons and factors that you should consider to manage your weight.

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