What are obesity and overweight?🤔💣 According to the World Health Organization;
Overweight and obesity are defined as abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that may impair health. - Worldwide obesity has nearly tripled since 1975📈😬 In 2016, more than 1.9 billion adults, 18 years and older, were overweight. Of these over 650 million were obese‼️ Most of the world's population live in countries where overweight and obesity kills more people than underweight🌍
!41 million children under the age of 5 were overweight or obese in 2016.👶✋
Over 340 million children and adolescents aged 5-19 were overweight or obese in 2016.
Obesity is preventable.👀 As medical students we are trying to reach as many people as possible, in order to prevent the outcomes of being overweight - healthy lifestyle, good and balanced nutrition are key elements in this journey! 🤝 Join us NOW 🤝