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Caution! Don’t risk obesity! Caution! Don’t risk obesity!

Caution! Don’t risk obesity!

In today's world with hectic schedules, 24-hour restaurants and calorie-rich meals, it is becoming increasingly harder to maintain a healthy diet and easier to gain weight.

This is why it is very important to remember that as the weight piles up, every kilo gained becomes a burden on your body and threatens your life every passing day. Because obesity doesn't only mean gaining weight and the possibility of low self-esteem, but encompasses many more serious diseases.

What are the health risks of obesity?

  • Heart disease
  • Increased blood pressure
  • Increased insulin levels which negatively affects blood sugar levels
  • Elevated blood sugar levels (diabetes)
  • Increased cholesterol and triglyceride levels
  • Some types of cancer
  • Shortness of breath (especially during the night)
  • Tiredness and exhaustion
  • Hormonal problems
  • Loss of bone mass
  • Accumulation of fats in the liver
  • Formation of kidney stones
  • Joint and back problems
  • Heartburn and gastric reflux
  • Inability to be active and exercise
  • Introversion and unsociability

Good to know:

Did you know that 1 in 3 people in the Gulf are overweight?

But the good news is that losing an average of 10% of excess weight by following a healthy diet and exercising will have positive effects on your health, and reduce the risk of diseases associated with obesity.

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