Health experts from WHO warn that Europe is likely to face an obesity crisis by 2030. The crisis will be severe than HIV/ AIDS in the 1980s.
The latest WHO report on obesity predicts that Ireland will become the most obese country of Europe. More than 89 percent of Irish men and 85 percent of Irish women will be overweight till 2030. The ratio will put Ireland among the top 33 overweight nations of the world.
Obesity is a complex disorder in which amount of fat negatively affects human health. Being overweight drastically increases the risk of lethal diseases like cancer, infertility, back pain, skin infections and diabetes. Slight changes in diet and increase in physical activity are the best way to deal with it. In addition, effective weight loss supplements are also available in the market.
In contrast, Overweight refers to body weight greater than what is considered as healthy for a specific height. It can give birth to numerous deadly diseases such as gallstones, Type-2 diabetes, high blood pressure and heart related diseases. Regular exercise and low-calorie diet are the only cure of this medical condition.
Professor Donal O’Shea, the co-chair of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, discussed the issue. He notifies that people usually underestimate the hazards of obesity.