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OBESITY
Consequences and Counteraction
Prepared For:
Mr. Syed Munir Khasru
Professor
Institute of Business Administration
...
Who are considered to be Obese?
Effects of Obesity:
Counteraction
Use the Body Mass Index (BMI)
function
It uses a combination of one’s
weight and height
BMI of 25-30: Overweight,
BMI > 30...
Obesity can lead to a plethora of diseases and physical stress
Physical Implications
Debilitates Reproductive and Respiratory functions
Complex changes in Hormones and Metabolism
Reduces Quality and Length o...
Maybe seen as a Social Outcast
Indecent Name Calling
Social Handicap
Culture has an Undeniable Bias against obese people
Discrimination
Food Addiction or Overeating
Cognitive Aging
Stress and Anxiety
Loss of Energy and Joy for Life
Mental Hazards
Obesity and Depression Links:
Obesity causes Depression
Obesity leads to:
• Poor self Image
• Low Self-Esteem
• Ostracism
...
Upward Trend in the Obese Population
Losing as little as 5 to 10 percent of body weight
offers meaningful health benefits
 Regular Physical Activity
 Partici...
Try to promote healthy and physical activities rather
than discriminating
Change behavior and habits bit by bit
Consult a ...
Thank You!
Questions?
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  1. 1. OBESITY Consequences and Counteraction Prepared For: Mr. Syed Munir Khasru Professor Institute of Business Administration University of Dhaka Prepared By: Group-9 Mahbub Rahman Nafee (Roll: ZR-05) Md. Farhanuzzaman (Roll: ZR-13) S.M. Samau Nus Shafa (Roll: ZR-25) Rehnuma Sabrin Arpy (Roll: RH-49) Zuhaier Zahin Anwar (Roll: ZR-56)
  2. 2. Who are considered to be Obese? Effects of Obesity: Counteraction
  3. 3. Use the Body Mass Index (BMI) function It uses a combination of one’s weight and height BMI of 25-30: Overweight, BMI > 30 : Obese 2 Billion (about 30%) of the world’s population are now overweight and obese Who are obese? The highest rates being around the Middle East, North Africa and the U.S.
  4. 4. Obesity can lead to a plethora of diseases and physical stress Physical Implications
  5. 5. Debilitates Reproductive and Respiratory functions Complex changes in Hormones and Metabolism Reduces Quality and Length of life Raises Healthcare and other costs Mechanical stress of simply moving around Other health costs
  6. 6. Maybe seen as a Social Outcast Indecent Name Calling
  7. 7. Social Handicap
  8. 8. Culture has an Undeniable Bias against obese people
  9. 9. Discrimination
  10. 10. Food Addiction or Overeating Cognitive Aging Stress and Anxiety Loss of Energy and Joy for Life Mental Hazards
  11. 11. Obesity and Depression Links: Obesity causes Depression Obesity leads to: • Poor self Image • Low Self-Esteem • Ostracism • Discrimination Depression causes Obesity Depression leading to poor food choices, overeating and less exercise Obesity Depression The Vicious Cycle
  12. 12. Upward Trend in the Obese Population
  13. 13. Losing as little as 5 to 10 percent of body weight offers meaningful health benefits  Regular Physical Activity  Participating in Extra-curricular activities  Doing less Sedentary work  Shifting to a Better Diet Prevention is better: Starting from an Early age Bring about Cultural change Recognize the Obese as Individuals
  14. 14. Try to promote healthy and physical activities rather than discriminating Change behavior and habits bit by bit Consult a Doctor
  15. 15. Thank You! Questions?

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