If 20-30 years ago, the problem of obesity was a topic of discussion for individuals who were leading a healthy lifestyle and nutrition specialists. Today, obesity and increase in the number of overweight people have become crucial problems that threaten people’s lives, and are often put on par with diseases of the cardiovascular system and cancer.
In fact, obesity is mainly one of the consequences of a violation of a healthy lifestyle of a person, leading to further complications and becoming the cause of other serious diseases.
WHO in 1997 recognized the fact that obesity has grown into an epidemic of a global nature. From this moment, doctors carry out an intensive campaign to educate the population about the problem of overweight and obesity, explaining to people the causes leading to obesity, informing about the consequences of obesity, as well as measures for its prevention and treatment methods.
In addition to physical problems, obesity also brings psychological problems associated with the development of many complexes, which negatively affects the human nervous system.
It is no longer a secret to anyone that the main cause of obesity is an unhealthy lifestyle, expressed in inactivity, malnutrition and being in a constant stressful situation.
Traditionally, on this day, healthcare institutions around the world organize preventive measures: lectures, seminars, and the distribution of visual information. Often, issues related to the fight against obesity become the topic of television programs.