10 Health Risks of Obesity from 10 Health Risks of Obesity

10 Health Risks of Obesity


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10 Health Risks of Obesity

Individuals who are obese or overweight have an increased risk of developing numerous health problems. They are in danger of developing type 2 diabetes, osteoarthritis, high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, and some cancers.

The good news is that even the smallest amount of weight loss can help reduce your health risks – be active and follow a heathy diet.

According to the American Heart Association, “people with a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or higher are considered obese.” It’s important to measure your body mass index and waist circumference to tell if you are overweight.

Continue reading for the health risks of obesity.


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