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What causes weight gain

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Believe it not, more than three hundred million people worldwide are considered to be overweight and obese. In the United States alone, two thirds of the adult population are having problems with the readings on their weighing scales. With increasing statistics of obesity, the vast numbers of complications such as diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular diseases and stroke become highly pronounced and statistically significant.

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What causes weight gain

  1. 1. Believe it not, more than three hundred million people worldwide are considered to be overweight and obese. In the United States alone, two thirds of the adult population are having problemswith the readings on their weighing scales. With increasingstatistics of obesity, the vast numbers of complications such as diabetes,hypertension, cardiovascular diseases and stroke become highly pronouncedand statistically significant.Do you ever wonder what causes weight gain? Here is a list presented by theWeight Control Information Network about the possible causes of weight gainand obesity in the society:Habits and practices. Binge eating and too much caloric intake in one sitting aresome of the bad practices observed by so many in the society. In the ever-risingpopularity of gadgets and technological advances such as the internet, thecellular phones and the television, more and more people began leading a couchpotato lifestyle characterized by poor physical activity and sedentary behaviour.Too much caloric intake coupled with sedentary lifestyle causes a shift in themetabolism resulting in fat deposition and weight gain.Familial tendency. Your genes play a big role in your tendency to gainweight. You see, overweight and obesity really runs the family. Aside from theusual sharing of diet and having the same set of habits, family members do sharethe same set of genes which may affect their weight gain and make weight lossmore difficult to achieve. If you have a hard time getting rid of your excess fatslike most of your siblings do, then blame it your genes.Illnesses and metabolic problems. Illnesses such as polycystic ovary syndromeand hypothyroidism can affect the way you metabolize your fat stores.Depression can make you go into binge eating. If you think you have somemetabolic problems or depression, the best thing to do is to talk with your healthcare provider. This way, the root cause of your weight gain can be resolved.
  2. 2. Medicine intake. Some prescription medications may lead to weight gain. To beinformed about the possible weight gain side effects of the medications you arecurrently taking, talk to your physician. Your doctor can surely help you out.Your environment. Accept it or not, your environment, your peers and even thetelevision programs may have a great effect to your weight gain or weight loss.Being exposed to too many food temptations can make a person crave and bingeeat resulting to weight gain. Having modern facilities such as escalators andelevators may make a person lead a sedentary lifestyle that is free from anyregular physical activity.Your emotional state. Many people just simply eat too much when they arebored, sad or stressed even when they are not really that hungry. Beingconscious about this phenomenon can help you break away from this habit.Do you want a sure fire way to lose weight and keep it off?If you want a solution that just works, and tackles all the factors responsible forweight gain then look no further than www.fitium.comFitium is an online weight loss system, which provides you with your very ownpersonalised diet plan, designed to help you get to your ideal weight.Fitium helps you tackle the nutrition, lifestyle, mindset, and fitness elements thatwill supercharge your weight loss, and help you look & feel great.

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