Obesity is increasing at an alarming rate throughout the world. Today it is estimated that there are more than 300 million obese people world-wide. Obesity is defined as a condition of excess body fat and is associated with a large number of debilitating and life-threatening disorders. The occurrence of obesity is increasing in most part of the world, affecting men, women and children. Furthermore, obesity is no longer just a concern for developed countries, but it is becoming an increasing problem in many developing countries.
This Day is celebrated to create an awareness among people. Obesity is now considered a disease and a cause of death among people.
Obesity Kills. Remember Health is Wealth.
- Obesity: India’s affluent affliction | Nina Martyris | Comment is free | guardian.co.uk (jeffpruett.wordpress.com)