Why People Become Overweight

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Why People Become Overweight The main purpose of consuming food is to live. A variety of food is getting into our stomach for various purposes. Our body will use protein in the food to regenerate lean tissue and will convert carbohydrate into energy or fat to protect organs. Any surplus of food that is not used by the body will be converted into extra fat that will be placed in places like liver cells, muscle cells and heart cells. Overweight and obesity are not just the problem for high-income countries but also have become an issue for low- and middle-income countries. According to World Health Organization (WHO), worldwide obesity has more than doubled since 1980. In 2008, 1.5 billion adults aged 20 and above were overweight, and in 2010, nearly 43…show more content…
People often try to lose weight by not eating and in turn slow down their metabolism so consuming even less calories causes them to get even fatter. What to do if you Don’t want to Get Fat If consuming large meals and eating too much has been an issue for you the first step is to identify the reason why you are overeating. Are you letting your emotions control your actions? Are the people who surround you a bad influence on you? Are you eating at restaurants which serve excessively large portions? Whatever the reason for consuming large meals is, you simply need to exercise portion control. Whether it is by choosing healthier, more satiating foods or simply only eating 1/2 of the high calorie meals, eating less is ultimately going to determine whether you are going to stay in shape, lose weight, get fat or get fatter. Starting your day with a healthy, balanced breakfast and consuming another low calorie, balanced meal every 3-4 hours will help increase your metabolism and help you avoid putting on extra pounds and getting fatter. Fatties Only Give A Shit About

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