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2017, Vol. 4, Issue 4, Part C

Horrors of obesity and ways to fight them

Author(s): Sanjay

This paper aims to draw attention towards the major problem of Obesity and various ways to deal with it. Obesity has negative effects on health, leading to reduced life expectancy and increased health problems. Obesity is most commonly caused by a combination of excessive food energy intake, lack of physical activity. Obesity means weighing too much or that a person's weight is greater than what's considered healthy for his or her height. Dieting and exercising are the main treatments for obesity. Diet quality can be improved by reducing the consumption of energy-dense foods, such as fat and sugars, and by increasing the intake of dietary fiber. With a suitable diet, anti-obesity drugs may be taken to reduce appetite or decrease fat absorption. If diet, exercise, and medication are not effective, a gastric balloon may assist with weight loss, or surgery may be performed to reduce stomach volume and bowel length. So the purpose of this is to find out the effects of over weight on the health of human kind.

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Sanjay. Horrors of obesity and ways to fight them. Int J Phys Educ Sports Health 2017;4(4):143-145.

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