The Truth That Obesity is Sure Fire for All

The urban living has given many problems to our era. Of this obesity, is the most outstanding, to cause many diseases as its offsprings. Hereunder we explain how to save oneself from obesity. If the body is healthy, the happiness in life is different and special. But if any disease starts to bother, life becomes a living hell. In the present day of urban living, many diseases bother even the youth. Of these diseases, most are due to obesity. That means obesity has many offsprings and it is wise and necessary to prevent their onset.

How does one become the victim of obesity? 

From the scientific viewpoint obesity sets in when loads too many calories in the food eaten that do not get consumed in the same ratio of intake.  The imbalance of calories, that is generated more than the consumption takes the shape of fat getting stored in the body, and gradually makes one obese.

Where does the fault lie?

Fat cells exist naturally in the body. These cells are necessary for the growth of the body and maintaining the energy level. These cells are highly active from the age of 12 to 18 months in a baby. During this period the weight of the child enhances rapidly. From the age of 12 to 16 years, they get reactivated and add weight to the body.  During pregnancy period these very cells increase the weight of the body. Overall progress of the body and consumption of the energy are significant. Usually,  the metabolism rate slows down after the age of 40 years. The body becomes lazier and when there is no reduction in the intake of calories because the food habits do not change as required. As a result, slowly the body becomes obese.

How to know that you are obese?

As per the table of height and weight have given below one can ascertain if one is obese or normal. It is known that with a height of 5 feet, the ideal weight should be 58 KG.  More than that, above 69 KG the weight is excessive and falls into the category of being obese, and you are the victim and obese. In case if you are a male and have 40-inches waist, then rest assure you are running into the danger zone of your health. In the case of women, if the waist size is over 35 inches, you are running into a health hazard too.

The table below shows the obesity

Height       Standard Weight       Maximum weight         Obesity

5.0 feet      up to  58 KG               up to 69 KG                More than maximum

5.3 feet      up to  64 KG               up to 76 KG                More than maximum

5.6 feet      up to  70 KG               up to 85 KG                More than maximum

5.9 feet      up to 70 KG                up to 92 KG                More than maximum

6.0 feet      up to 83 KG                 up to100KG               More than maximum

6.3 feet      up to 90 KG                 up to 100KG              More than maximum

How to save yourself from being obese.

Change your diet plan, stop taking junk food,  sweets, oil and deep fried food or snacks, carbohydrates like rice, Rajma beans, potatoes, Banana, eggs, mutton, and arabi, drink plenty of water. Include in your meals as given here: That is, consume green vegetables, beans, lentils, small fish. Have grilled food from oven, and instead of juices consume fresh fruits.

Physical Exercise or work is Essential:

Do not use the lift but the stairs to your workplace or at home, unless you have a knee problem, like arthritis. Walk down to the suburban station or the bus from your landing or the parking place. Walk or ride using a bicycle when out for shopping. Encourage children to use cycle, play badminton, be active for practice of skating,

What is the treatment:

The obese condition may require an operation. It is better if you soon take care of your being obese. Drink hot water 3 to 4 litres daily.

Harinder

Former Sailing Sea Captain at V.Ships, Miami, FL, USA (retired in 2009). Studied BA (Sophomore) at The Principia, now lives in Jaipur, India

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