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What is Obesity?


Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to an extent that it may have a negative effect on health. People are generally considered obese when their body mass index, a measurement obtained by dividing a person’s weight by the square of the person’s height, is over 30 kg/m²; the range 25–30 kg/m² is defined as overweight. Some East Asian countries use lower values. Obesity increases the likelihood of various diseases and conditions, particularly cardiovascular diseases, type 2 diabetes, obstructive sleep apnea, certain types of cancer, osteoarthritis, and depression. Obesity is a national epidemic in Nigeria and a major contributor to some of the leading causes of death all over the world ,we need to change our communities into places that strongly support healthy eating and active living.


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    1. Off topic? How do mean Lucie. We are elaborating on a topic that most people out there in the universe are not conscious on- delicate internal tissues inherent in them which affects their overall well being. Hope you now understand. Thanks for your comment.

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