9 Health Consequences of Obesity: You Might Choke on This Food for Thought

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obese people diabetesObesity is no joke – Looking for motivation to get started on that diet? Thanks to healtheo360 for putting together this graphic which communicates just how deadly obesity really is. You can only imagine the economic cost of obesity based on these startling statistics.

People who are obese are:

  • 25% more likely to be suffer from depression
  • 200% more likely to get multiple sclerosis
  • 200% more likely to have ADHD as a child
  • 33% more likely to develop asthma
  • 104% more likely to have heart failure

and, also consider that:

  • 30% of people suffering from dementia are obese
  • Over 50% of people with diabetes are obese
  • Approximately 10% of cancer is caused by obesity
  • Over 35% of Americans are obese!

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August 16, 2013

One thought on “9 Health Consequences of Obesity: You Might Choke on This Food for Thought

  1. Raffa

    It seems like weight loss is not just a cosmetic, social goal, but rather very important for the health of our bodies. My goal is to lose 50 pounds, thanks for the dieting tips.

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