Statistics show that over 35.7% of American adults are obese and are twice as likely to die prematurely compared to a normal weight person. Obesity has become a global epidemic with 2.8 million people dying each year from obesity and obesity related conditions.
A person is considered obese if they weight 20% more than the maximum healthy weight for their age and height and morbidly obese if they weight 100lbs more than the maximum healthy weight for their age and height or a BMI of 40% or higher.
Obesity is a major health condition that comes with numerous other health related conditions including:
- Type 2 Diabetes
- Heart Disease and Stroke
- Gallbladder Disease
- Breathing Problem
Someone that is overweight or obese can gain significant health benefits from losing weight. Studies show that lowering your body weight can help prevent or reverse type 2 diabetes, lower cholesterol and blood pressure and decrease your chances of cardiovascular disease.
The doctors at Your Ultimate Nutrition and Wellness specialize in and create weight loss diet programs customized specific to each individual’s needs. Our doctors are here to help treat obesity through healthy alternative medicine coupled with a healthy diet and exercise. With our doctor supervised programs you will surely see your way to better health. Please contact the clinic nearest you to schedule an appointment.