Suffering from Metabolic Syndrome? Obesity might be the major cause behind it!
Staying overweight and ignoring your health and fitness may make you more prone to developing a heart disease, stroke and Type 2 Diabetes, due to a cluster of risk factors that occur together in cases of obesity.
Being overweight is not a cosmetic problem. If left untreated, it may raise your risk for other health problems like diabetes, insulin resistance, High triglyceride levels High cholesterol levels Heart disease Gall bladder diseases Osteoarthritis Cancer Sleep apnoea Infertility
Thus, if you aim to
- have a safe and healthy weight loss
- avoid obesity related health problems
- lose weight without cravings, starvation and hunger pangs
- be slim, fit and energetic
- have a smoother and more beautiful skin
- achieve successful long term weight management
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Know Your BMI
Body mass index (BMI) is a measure of body fat based on height and weight that applies to adult men and women.
|Generalized obesity||Asian Indians||Caucasians|
|Normal weight||BMI 18.0-22.9||BMI 18.5-24.9|
|Obesity||BMI >25.0||BMI >30.0|
|Men||WC >90 cm||WC > 102 cm|
|Women||WC > 80cm||WC > 88cm|
|Obesity Statistics- India
Source: Obesity Foundation of India.com
|Obesity – Facts
According to World Health Organization the following health conditions are attributable to being overweight and obesity:
indexes (BMI) of 40.0 or higher have an increased risk of death by 250% and 200% respectively.
|One in three adolescent children in private schools of Delhi is obese.
Source: Bhardwaj S et al.
Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2008.
|Every second person in Delhi fulfils the criteria for being overweight/ obese.
One-fourth of the adolescent population in Delhi has metabolic syndrome which heralds the onset of heart diseases and diabetes.
Source: Consensus Guidelines for Prevention and Management of Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome (Ministry of Health, India)