Nowadays, people, not only adults even children are suffering from this general problem, Obesity.

So, What is obesity?

Obesity is an excess of Body Fat. It is difficult to measure body fat. BMI (Body Mass Index) is the best method to measure healthy weight. Body Mass Index calculates a healthy weight based on your height. BMI is a more accurate guide than body weight alone.

How to calculate your BMI;

  • Multiply your weight by 703 in pounds.
  • Divide the answer you get by your height in inches.
  • Divide the answer you get by your height in inches again.

Now use the chart given below to see your BMI category;

Standard BMI category:

  • Below 18.5- Underweight
  • 5 to 24.9- Healthy
  • 0 to 29.9- Overweight
  • 0 to 39.9- Obese
  • Over 40- Morbidly Obese

Obesity can put your life at risk; it may cause High blood pressure, Diabetes, Heart Disease, and many other health issues.

Here are some symptoms (primary warnings) of obesity;

  • Trouble sleeping
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Breath shortness
  • Skin problem caused by moisture
  • Osteoarthritis

How to Prevent Obesity;

If you really want to prevent obesity and maintain a healthy body weight then you have to eat a well-balanced diet with daily exercise. And for weight reduction, you have to consume fewer calories with increasing activity and exercise.

Prevention of Obesity is very important. But you can only reduce the fat, you can’t get rid of them.