8 Facts About Obesity You should Know

  1. Obesity ranks second among preventable causes of death. Number one is smoking including tobacco chewing
  2. One of the best way to prevent obesity is to eat slowly. It takes the brain 20 minutes to understand that the stomach is full
  3. more people worldwide suffer from obesity (1.9 billion) than hunger (780 million). Source.
  4. Obesity and overweight issues are linked to more deaths around the world than underweight issues
  5. Being fat is not equal to obesity. To declare someone obese, Basal Metabolic Index (BMI) has to be calculated. Our Website has made BMI calculator. You can download it here.
  6. Obesity is linked to infertility in women.
  7. Along with diet control, moderate exercise is needed for controlling obesity.
  8. Join Our Obesity Forum. It can be very helpful if you are in a community discussing obesity management

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