Obesity is a growing problem in the UK and can lead to serious health conditions such as type 2 diabetes, heart desease and bowel cancer. Obesity is a growing problem in the UK with a recent survey carried out in 2012 showing that over 26% of adults in the UK and 1 in 7 children being diagnosed as obese, with a further 30% of the population being classed as overwieght. The causes of the rise in obesity are largely due to with the increase in the consumption of fatty foods and a more sedentary lifestyle with lower levels of exercise. Our free consultation service is discreet and confidential and can be done from the comfort of your own home. All consultations are reviewed by our GMC registered doctor and treatments are delivered direct to your door. Give yourself the best chance of beating obesity by using our free online consultation service today.
What is Obesity?
Obesity is a term that refers to people who are very overweight and have a much higher degree of body fat. There are a number of ways a person’s weight can be assessed. The most widely used method is the body mass index. The body mass index (BMI) is your weight in kilograms divided by your height in metres squared. You can use our BMI calculator to work out your own BMI.
if your BMI is between 25 and 29, you would be considered overweight if your BMI is between 30 and 40, you would be considered obese if your BMI is over 40, you would be considered very obese (known as ‘morbidly obese’)