Obesity and Overweight increasing worldwide
Obesity becomes the most malicious enemy of mankind around the world. Lately this problem grew, but generally concerns rich and people with prosperity, above an average. Obesity cause significant increase in body weight in the absence of other diseases. The exception is made by small percent of the cases caused by hormonal violations. Usually inhabitants call obesity excess weight, but for experts distinction exist. It is possible to speak about excess weight at the person if the mass of his body exceeds medical norm from ten to nineteen per cent. When body weight exceeds norm for twenty and more percent, we may speak already about obesity. The normal weight of the person is calculated according to special tables and depends on sex, age, height and the constitution of the person.