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Obesity

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Tionna Taylor

on 21 May 2015

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Transcript of Obesity

Obesity is a disorder involving excessive body fat that increases the risk of health problems.
Causes
A lack of energy balance most often causes overweight and obesity.
An inactive lifestyle
Emotional Factors
Poor food choices
Background
It was discovered by Hippocrates, a famous Greek physician, through prognosis and various treatments. He named obesity as a disease between 460 B.C. - 370 B.C.
Definition
Statistics
For adults 20 or older, more than two-thirds (68.8 percent) of adults are considered to be overweight or obese.
More than 1 in 6 children and adolescents ages 6 to 19 are considered to be obese.
Nearly one in five US deaths is associated with obesity.
Exercise regularly!!!
Eat healthy meals and snacks!!
Monitor your weight
Avoid food traps and/or temptations!!!
Who is infected?
The Baby Boomer age group (45 to 64 yrs old) is mostly infected by this disease.
Females
African Americans
Unfortunately, it's common to regain weight no matter what obesity treatment methods you try. But that doesn't mean your weight-loss efforts are futile. One of the best ways to prevent regaining the weight you've lost is getting regular physical activity. Aim for 200 to 300 minutes a week.
Pain in the back of joints
Fatigue
Insomnia (inability to sleep)
Skin rash
Pot belly
Introduction
Prevention
Symptoms and Treatments
Obesity
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