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What are the health risks of Overweight and Obesity?

When the pandemic started, it was mentioned too many times that those who were obese and overweight fell into the vulnerable group category, therefore had to be protected from Covid-19 exposure through shielding

An increased amount of body fat can lead to weight related issues so a trained health provider should perform health assessments to evaluate disease risk. This may also include assessment of your Body Mass Index measurement. The normal BMI is 18-25

According to American Diabetes Association, 9 out of 10 people with newly diagnosed Diabetes are overweight. If you are overweight, losing some weight could help you manage your Diabetes well

People who have obesity at risk of developing many serious diseases including:

Type 2 Diabetes

High Blood Pressure


Gallbladder disease

Coronary Heart Disease

Sleep Apnoea


Anxiety and Depression

General body pains and difficulty with physical functioning

Lose weight the healthy way

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