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Facts about obesity

Obesity is defined as being 20 percent overweight over the ideal weight of the body. Most obesity cases are caused by lack of food awareness and consuming too much food of bad quality as well as lack of movement and exerting efforts. Reasons could be inherited, consuming too much food, unhealthy lifestyle, and lack of activity, gland dysfunctions and some medications.  

Several diseases are related to obesity, making it become a key for diseases, mainly cardiac and blood vessels diseases, as well as respiratory, glands and digestive systemsí diseases, in addition to joints pains and psychological disturbances and a higher death rate.