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What are the Effects of Being Obese?

Obesity (or excess body fat) is often caused by eating too many energy-rich foods and not enough exercise to burn off calories. According to the World Health Organization, around 2.3 billion adults worldwide will be overweight in 2015 and more than 700 million will be obese. Obesity can have serious consequences for your health and increase your risk of developing life-threatening diseases. Because it is more difficult to walk, exercise, or get up in the morning, obesity leads to deconditioning.…