What is Obesity? Obesity is a condition whereby one takes in excess calories than the body requires.
The excess calories are converted into fat and stored under the skin and around vital internal organs.
Obesity is caused by:
Excess intake of carbohydrates and fats.
Lack of adequate exercise.
Eating junk food.
Excessive body weight.
Tiredness and shortness of breath.
Complications such as heart disease, diabetes and hypertension may arise.