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Some interesting facts on obesity
- Heredity is not destiny- genetic factors play a roll but consistent changes in diet and exercise help reduce body weight and prevent obesity.
- Sufficient exercise is critical – A successful weight loss program should consist of a minimum of 300 minutes per week of moderate intensity exercise.
- Diets do not work well in the long term – The lasting effects of weight loss on diets is limited. A lifestyle change that incorporates clean eating and increased physical activity will produce weight loss goals.
- Reducing damaging health effects of obesity – Regardless of body weight, improving fitness has many health benefits. Consistent exercise can reduce many of the damaging health effects of obesity.