Obesity means having too much of body fat (adipose tissue). It is considered a long term complex disease. The excess body fat is accumulated to such an extent that it may have adverse effects on health, leading to reduced life expectancy. It is the second leading cause of preventable deaths world wide.
Connection between Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes: Obesity is related to type 2 diabetes as close to 85 per cent type 2 diabetics are known to be obese.read more
Findings of a study suggest that the recent increase in production as well as sale of healthy food has lead to an increase in healthy food labels that may be ironically contributing to obesity epidemic instead of reducing it.read more