Obesity

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Obesity

  1. 1. Obesity Miguel Pimenta
  2. 2. What is obesity? We can say that obesity is an increase in bodyweight because of excess body fat.
  3. 3. What is obesity? Obesity is a disease! Obesity is a chronic disease caused by excess weight.
  4. 4. What is obesity? Affects men and women of all ages Predominates in developed countries.
  5. 5. What is obesity? The World Health Organization considered this disease as an epidemic of the 21st century.
  6. 6. CausesSedentary life  Don’t do physical exercise;  See a lot of television;…
  7. 7. CausesExtreme consumptionIncorrect alimentary habits  Eat fast food; poor foods…
  8. 8. CausesGenetic cause (rare)
  9. 9. Consequences Cancer Lung Problems in diseases the biliary vesicle RenalDiabetes Obesity disease Arteries Alterations disease in the bones Heart disease & Hypertension
  10. 10. Consequences Cancer Lung Problems in diseases the biliary vesicle RenalDiabetes Obesity disease Arteries Alterations disease in the bones Heart disease & Hypertension It can cause death !
  11. 11. Consequences
  12. 12. Consequences Cancer Lung Problems in diseases the biliary vesicle RenalDiabetes Obesity disease Arteries Alterations disease in the bones Heart disease & Hypertension It can cause death !
  13. 13. ConsequencesAnd… Social isolation; Depression and loss of auto-esteem.
  14. 14. ConsequencesAnd… Social and educative discrimination;
  15. 15. What to do to avoid? Eat healthy food;
  16. 16. What to do to avoid? Physical exercice;
  17. 17. What to do to avoid? Medical help when obesity starts to be serious.
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