Obesity can be defined as an abnormal and excessive accumulation of fat in the body and an excess of fat in the body. Environmental and genetic factors also directly affect obesity. Another definition is that obesity is more than 25% in males and 30% in females.
Obesity problem, has now become a problem not only in Turkey that deal with the whole world. In addition to the unhealthy and unbalanced diet of people, they are gaining excess weight because they live a sedentary life. Consumption of prepared foods on top of it increases weight gain more.
The person who starts to gain weight rapidly, if he does not take any measures for this, continues to get fatter. Then he gets obesity. Even though he does not care much, the problem of obesity is more important than many diseases.
Obesity brings with it many diseases. Therefore, an average of 300 thousand people die each year due to obesity. Obesity, which is one of the fastest spreading diseases in the world, is ranked as the second disease that kills the most after death caused by smoking.
Obesity is known as a chronic disease. Genetic and environmental interactions. Obesity, which develops due to the increase of adipose tissue in the body, is the main cause of many different diseases except obesity. The main causes of obesity are:
- Drugs use
- Eating extreme amount of food
- Unhealthy eating
- None-Exercise and sport