Important facts concerning Obesity

Obesity leads to Osteoarthritis when extra weight and pressure is placed on joints and cartilage, causing them to wear away.

Obesity increases the incidence of Sleep Apnea in which a person stops breathing for short periods of time during the night. It also raises the risk of heart failure.

Major studies have shown persons with obesity, by losing 10% of fat, you can reduce your risk of diabetes by almost 60%.

Obesity may increase the risk of developing many types of cancer, including most common cancers – the colon, prostate and breast cancer. Emerging studies are also showing a link to Esophageal and Kidney cancers.

Obesity has also been linked to Gallbladder disease.