A health condition marked by an excessive accumulation of body fat. Obesity is directly linked with various health risks, including heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, stroke, Sleep apnea, Osteoarthritis and certain types of cancer. Obesity prevention is crucial for maintaining overall health and reducing the burden on healthcare systems.
Here are some key strategies for preventing obesity:
Modification in life style.
A combination of stress management and improving sleep pattern is important for weight control. A Seven to Nine hours of quality sleep each night is very important as insufficient sleep can contribute to weight gain. Stress can lead to strange behavior of eating or even can lead to emotional eating.
Regular Physical Activity.
A regular physical activity for at least 120 to 150 minutes of moderate aerobic exercise or 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity exercise per week. Maintain both cardiovascular exercise and strength training in your fitness routine
Consume a balanced diet that includes a variety of whole grains, vegetables, fruits, lean proteins, and healthy fats. Be mindful of portion sizes and avoid overeating. Reduce the intake of high-carbohydrate food, sugary drinks, processed and fried foods, and snacks high in added sugars and unhealthy fats.