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Help Obesity may soon be major cause of poor health.!!
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Obesity and overweight may soon replace more traditional health concerns like under nutrition and infectious diseases as the most significant cause of poor health and needs to be controlled for longevity and a better quality of life, according to medical experts.

A leading preventable cause of death worldwide, obesity is increasingly prevalent in adults and children and needs to be kept under control for longevity and better quality of life,` Dr C Palanivelu, Founder President, Association of Minimal Access Surgeons of India (AMASI) said.

Obesity by itself and together with a host of other factors is a major risk factor predisposing to the most common and dangerous health disorders,especially Type II diabetes, he said.

He quoted a WHO report which projected that approximately 2.3 billion adults would be overweight by 2015 and over 700 million would be obese.

`Once considered a problem only in high-income countries, overweight and obesity are sharply rising in low and middle income countries, particularly in urban settings,` he said.

Apart from diabetes, obesity comes with other high risk factors including hypertension, fatty liver, gall stones, high cholesterol, heart ailments and arthritis. `Obese patients also suffer from psychological issues, mainly depression and other neurological disorders`, he said.

Dr Palanivelu said Body Mass Index (BMI) is a simple index of weight-for-height commonly used to classify overweight and obesity in adult populations and individuals.

Increased BMI is a major risk factor for chronic diseases like cardiovascular disease,mainly heart diesease and strokes, already the world`s number one cause of death, killing 17 million people each year, he said.

`Being obese is not just a cosmetic problem, it is much more... evidence from around the world has clearly shown life expectancy of obese people is much shorter compared to others`, he said.

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You have to try exercise with lightest and healthy diet .A proper diet should contains silica, vitamin , protein etc all the necessary supplements.

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