Thursday, January 6, 2011

Weighty Problems

Natural ways of shedding kilos

Nowadays, obesity is seen as a type of disease and is commonly found in people living in modern society. Anybody with a body mass index (BMI) of more than 25 is considered overweight.
What is BMI? The equation for BMI in the metric system is your weight in kilograms divided by your height in metres squared.

BMI = Body weight (kg) height (metre2)

As everyone knows, the main causes of obesity are an improper diet and a sedentary lifestyle. There are also several other factors involved. Stress can be a major cause in that it can make people eat too much in order to cope with it. And taking medicine is not the answer to combatting obesity.

Many medicines used for weight loss usually come with many other side effects including weakness from losing vital fluid from a diuretic effect, heart palpitations caused by an increase in the metabolic rate induced by thyroid hormonal like substances and more. Read more...

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