Over 1 billion people are obese worldwide!

Imagine this: Over 1 billion people, including kids, teens, and adults, are battling obesity worldwide. It’s like a global issue, with obesity becoming the top form of malnutrition in lots of places. This information dropped in a study published in The Lancet journal on February 29.

The effects of obesity on quality of life, health, and sometimes, longevity are astounding and overwhelming.

Everyone needs to control their weight or avoid becoming obese by:

  • Paying attention to what and how much they eat.
  • Becoming physically active (walk, jog, dance, or hit the gym!)
  • Eating fruits, vegetables, lean proteins, and whole grains.
  • Not overeating.
  • Drinking plenty of water daily.
  • Limiting processed foods (eating more of natural products).
  • Choosing nuts, fruits, yogurt, or vegetables with hummus for snacks.
  • Sleeping for 7-9 hours each night.
  • Managing stress effectively.
  • Staying motivated to stay on course with the healthy weight plan.