Obesity and aesthetics: Risk factors of being overweight

Today, the prevalence of obesity has substantially increased, and it is significantly important to raise awareness on this issue now before it is too late. There are several risk factors associated when a person is overweight or obese

Obesity and aesthetics: Risk factors of being overweightIt is crucial to understand the rising cause of obesity, and how important it is to get oneself checked in time to avoid increasing morbidity in the future. Obesity can be divided into three categories, i.e., overweight, obese, and morbid obesity. As the number of overweight and obese Indians are surging, so are the numbers […]

#HealthyMaharashtra: ‘Tackle the problem of childhood obesity on priority’

The world is currently fighting a war against obesity, and India is no exception. One of the biggest health hurdles our country is facing is childhood obesity. If we want to win this battle, we need to act now! As responsible citizens, we need to join in the crusade against junk food to safeguard our next generation. On the occasion of World Obesity Day, My Medical Mantra shares an excerpt from the coffee table book Healthy Maharashtra - A vision document by eminent doctors. He speaks about the threat of childhood obesity and his opinions on it

#HealthyMaharashtra: ‘Tackle the problem of childhood obesity on priority’Obesity is spreading like an epidemic even in Maharashtra, which also faces an acute problem of malnutrition. There are three aspects to obesity. Adult obesity, which is mainly due to faulty eating patterns and erratic lifestyle. Genetic obesity, which affects around 20-25%. And, lastly, hormonal or metabolism-related obesity. The youth of India is our main […]