For many people maintaining normal body weight is a real problem. Nowadays, obesity is very common, and it takes even epidemic proportions. Maintaining optimal body weight is a major factor in maintaining the health of the body.
Being overweight is a risk factor for the occurrence of many diseases such as chronic cardiovascular and metabolic diseases (hypertension, elevated fat, Diabetes, diseases of the heart and brain blood vessels, which can lead to the occurrence of heart attack or stroke attack).
Obesity is considered as a risk factor for the occurrence of certain cancers.
Often obesity is the result of improper diet or intake of greater amount of calories than the body needs. As a result, the excess calories are stored as fat.