What Causes Obesity?

19 Nov

High fat/ high calorie diets and inactive lifestyles cause obesity

If you eat more than your body needs you will gain weight.

The extra weight is stored as body fat

The more body fat you have, the more health risks you have

Metabolic syndrome is related to obesity

Source: UH Elyria Medical Center Booklet 2015


One Reply to “What Causes Obesity?”

  1. Obesity can shorten your life. It can also put you at risk of developing a number of conditions such as High blood pressure, Diabetes, Heart disease and some forms of cancer. To prevent obesity and maintain a healthy body weight, eat a well-balanced diet and exercise regularly. Weight reduction can be achieve by consuming fewer calories, Increasing activity and exercise and a well balanced diet.

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