Main Causes of Obesity

ObesityHealth professionals believe that there is an epidemic of obesity in the western world, especially in the United States.

Obesity is categorized as a medical condition in which an access of body weight may have an adverse effect on health. Body mass index (BMI) has been created in the 1800’s by a Belgian doctor to help determine what over-weight is; individual’s body weight was divided by the square of his/her height. Normal BMI is considered to be 18.5 – 25 , Overweight BMI is 25-30 and obese BMI is considered all that is above 30.

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