Exogenous obesity

obesity-exogenous There is a growing concern that many public health authorities have because of the increase in both overweight as the obesity , is having in young people, and even in very young children.

In this sense, there is a lot of concern, for example, both obesity in adolescents , as the own childhood obesity per se.

In any case, it is necessary to delve a little more and know that, depending on the origin of the obesity , this can be classified as exogenous obesity or endogenous .

Exogenous obesity

The one named as exogenous obesity it is the most common today, and it is the one that appears mainly due to an excess in the consumption of food or certain eating habits, and has no relation to other types of diseases.

In fact, some specialists estimate that it constitutes between 90 and 95% of all cases of obesity currently existing.

This means that most people who suffer obesity , they do not suffer it properly for a genetic cause or for pathological reasons, since it is mainly due to an inadequate diet and little or no physical activity.

As many nutritionists say, in recent years the lifestyle of people has changed considerably. So, today, it is normal that we stay at home watching television, reading or playing on the computer, leaving aside the practice of physical exercise.

Generally these habits are accompanied by the consumption of unhealthy foods for the organism, as is the case of salty snacks, industrial pastries or sugary soft drinks.

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