by Medindia Content Team on  February 2, 2006 at 7:07 PM Obesity News
Risk of obesity is too much exaggerated
Obesity increases the risk of developing many diseases though it is a major cause of health concern researchers from University of North Carolina feels that the risks of obesity are too much exaggerated as most of the people talk obesity as a major terror, the researchers feel that obesity is bad but it could be easily controlled and it is not that too much bad.

Researchers June Stevens and Barry Popkin have reported in the International Journal of Epidemiology that the message of obesity is highly exaggerated for political and social activities and this information is wrongly increasing panic in slightly obese and fat people making them more stress and worried about their obesity.

Obesity is a main cause of developing health problems such as hypertension, diabetes, cancer, heart diseases, arthritis, stroke and other diseases and is also found that mortality rates increases with BMI but still it is not a cause of great immediate disaster as obesity can be controlled by having a balanced diet and a good physical activity and exercise as there is a global increase in obesity in all countries, obesity can be easily controlled by proper planning and action.

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