GASPRO International Journal of Eminent Scholars
OBESITY: A THREAT TO PUBLIC HEALTH
In every efficient society on earth today, those who live easy lives and even those who are poor, are found to be carrying excessive weight. In 2019 and 2020, there were 38 million overweight or obese kids and teenagers between the ages of 5 and 19. Obesity is one of the most serious life-threatening health problems of the 21st century which affects nearly 300 million people worldwide. This article is not to be seen as an attack on people who are obese (fat), but it is an attack on FAT itself. Obesity is one of our leading public health problems.
KEYWORDS: Obesity, Threat and Public Health