Obesity

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The diseases and side effects of Obesity

Obesity is been talked about for generations and the media never leaves a chance without talking about it. There are two sides: one that states you should eat all you want, it's your choice and you have the freedom to pick and choose and do anything with your body and the other side states that you should have weight control and exercise and balance your calories. As the medical association states obesity has a lot of different problems. It may lead not only to health problems but also to social problems. Being overweight and obese are two different things according to the BMI but people usually tend to generalize the idea of being overweight by saying the person is obese. Some people weigh less than average for their height because they have smaller bones and muscles. Others are underweight because they have less fat. In either case, being underweight is not unhealthy. But people may be underweight as the result of a disease such as cancer or diabetes. I look at obesity and think of diseases; this is because of family history. My whole family is practically considered overweight according to the BMI and has diseases that are even unheard off. There is a lot of factors that contribute to

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