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Obesity is an excessive fat accumulation in human body. Normally, fat should be 25%-30% in women and 18%-23% in men. In contrast, women with over 30% body fat and men with over 25% body fat are considered obese. In humans, certain amounts of fat are necessary to store energy, heat insulation, shock absorption and other functions.
Obesity patients are at higher risk of suffering diseases like high blood pressure, heart attack, stroke, diabetes, gallbladder disease, and different cancers. The probable cause of obesity is consuming excess calories.
Insert date: 2011.12.03 Last update: 2011.12.13