25 Facts About Obesity You Should Know

Posted by , Updated on August 3, 2017

Obesity around the world is a serious problem. It’s not just about looking good or fitting into your favorite pair of jeans, it’s a matter of life and death. It’s estimated that at least 2.8 million adults die each year due to obesity! Sadly, that number does not seem to be coming down. Why are so many people struggling with obesity? What’s contributing to this alarming epidemic? Find out in today’s list! These are 25 facts about obesity you should know.


People that lose just 10% of their bodyweight can drastically improve their sex life.

Exhaustedman2Source: discovermagazine.com

Liposuction doesn't remove fat from around your organs. It only removes the superficial fat. Unfortunately, it is the visceral fat that poses the most health risk. Of course, liposuction may give you the boost you need in order to start dieting and exercising.

organsSource: discovermagazine.com

Obesity and being overweight is the fifth leading risk for global deaths. At least 2.8 million adults die each year as a result of being overweight or obese.

Fat_man_Sleeping_2Source: Easo.org

Although mothers tend to receive all the attention, a father's diet has been found to have an equal effect upon the future child's health. Dad's who eat out a lot or are overweight tend to be malnourished because they don't eat enough fruits and vegetables. This in turn affects the child's development.

fatherSource: sciencedaily.com

Lack of sleep is a huge contributor to obesity. Why? Apart from messing up your body's natural cycles and hormones, the longer you are awake the more you mindlessly snack, especially at night.

catSource: bbc.com

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