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April 21, 2012

OBESITY

Filed under: Uncategorized — ikha @ 3:16 pm

Overweight and obesity defined by WHO as abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that may pose a health risk to individuals.
Overweight and obesity has increased dramatically in low and middle income countries. such countries are now facing a “double burden” of disease, for while they continue to deal with the problem of infectious diseases and malnutrition, they are also experiencing a rapid rise in chronic disease risk factors such as obesity and overweight, especially in urban areas.
Under-nutrition and obesity often exist side-by-side in the same country, the same community and even within the same household, and this double burden is caused by inadequate nutrition pre-natal, infant and child, followed by exposure high-fat, energy dense, micronutrient-poor foods and lack of physical activity.
Benefits of eating arrangements in an effort to lose weight should be done gradually and should continue dipertahanankan if you want the program to lose weight successfully. According to him there are some dietary patterns, ie, low-calorie diet, energy deficit diets, low carb, and balancing calorie diet.
“The basic principle of this diet is to reduce the amount of food, reducing the daily energy intake by restricting fat, high in fruits and vegetables and adequate protein. Type of exercise you do, ie aerobics, walking, cycling, swimming, and so on,” he said.
Consequences and Health Risks
Obesity is a concern because of its implications for the health of individuals because it increases the risk of many diseases and health conditions including: –
• Coronary heart disease
• Type 2 Diabetes
• Cancer (endometrial, breast, and colon)
• Hypertension (high blood pressure)
• Dyslipidemia (for example, high total cholesterol or high triglycerides)
• Punch
• Liver and Gallbladder disease
• Problems with sleep apnea and respiratory
• Osteoarthritis (degeneration of cartilage and underlying bone in joints)
• Gynecology and problems (abnormal menses, infertility).
This condition can cause or contribute to premature death and substantial disability.
Cardiovascular disease – primarily heart disease and stroke – is the world’s number one cause of death, killing 17 million people each year and diabetes has rapidly become a global epidemic – according to WHO projections diabetes deaths will increase by more than 50% worldwide in the next 10 years .
Less common medical conditions associated with increased weight include asthma, hepatic steatosis and sleep apnea.

(Source: http://www.news-medical.net and http://www.republica.com)

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