Page 1

A person is considered obese when his or her weight is 20%or more above the normal number .

Obesity is a chronic disease that starts when the fat in your body increases so much that it creates health problems and it can cause death

• Excessive body weight predisposes to a variety of diseases:

Although OBESI T Y is an individual clinical condition, it is considered a serious public health problem.

It is also a growing problem that affects more and more children, especially in Western countries


a PPT about obesity