Obesity is the term used to describe the accumulation of excess or too much body fat in an individual. Obese individuals are at a greater risk of contracting diseases such as diabetes, arthritis and heart disease.
HOW IS OBESITY DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis is done by a nutritionist who would check your weight and BMI to determine how overweight or obese you are.
HOW IS OBESITY TREATED?
Treatment for obesity includes regular exercises and switching over to a healthy and nutritious diet. Such individuals are advised to avoid greasy and fattening foods too. In some cases, surgeries like Bariatric surgery or liposuction is done to get rid of the excess weight.
DID YOU KNOW?
Obesity is the leading cause of mortality and disability in the United States.