OBESITY

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About Obesity Obese women

In the modern society many are concerned about their body image and weight. On the other hand, there many people who tends to not care about their health and be obese. “Obesity is also called corpulence or fatness, excessive accumulation of body fat, which usually caused by the consumption of more calories than the body can use".

 

 

Obesity is typically defined as an increase in body weight that is greater than 20 percent of an individual’s ideal body weight. Obesity can affect any one from infant to an elder person. Obesity couldeating food affect an infant even before birth as a fetus, depending on mother diet during pregnancy. “Obesity was traditionally defined as an increase in body weight that was greater than 20 percent of an individual’s ideal body weight—the weight associated with the lowest risk of death, as determined by certain factors, such as age, height, and gender” .

The obesity rate in Canadian poulation
 Gender 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Males 60.9% 60.1% 59.9% 62.0% 61.8%
Females 43.7% 44.2% 45.0% 45.1% 46.2%

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