What is Obesity?

Obesity may be defined as a condition in which there is an excessive amount of body fat. This is one of the most commonest diseases found all over the world.

Common Causes of Obesity

Age: This is most prevalent in middle age and can occur at any stage of life.

Socio-economic: In developing countries it is more prevalent in the wealthy society, whereas in fully developed countries it is more common in lower-socioeconomic groups.

Heredity: Obesity tends to run in families. A clearer role of genetics helps in prevention of obesity on those who are most vulnerable. Eighty percent of the offspring of two obese parents become obese.

Endocrine factors: Abnormal influence or imbalance can be one of the causes of obesity. Obesity in women commonly begins at puberty, during pregnancy or at menopause.

Drugs: The use of steroids, oral contraceptives and insulin is commonly followed by weight gain.

Home Remedies for Obesity

Tips 1:

First thing in the morning have one glass of warm water with juice of half a lime and 1 tsp honey.
Tips 2:

3 tsps lime juice with 1/2 tsp pepper powder and some honey in 1 cup water. Drink this for 3 -4 months.