Some of the reasons for obesity

  • Eating the wrong foods, calories
  • Ready-made meals
  • Eating too much on a regular basis
  • Salt in ready-made meals
  • Lack of fibre
  • We simply don’t move around enough anymore
  • Stress has become the new buzzword
  • Finally, not enough sleep or poor quality sleep may also contribute to weight gain
  • Lifestyle choices
  • Lack of physical activity
  • Genetics
  • Medical reasons

Most cases of obesity are caused by eating too much and moving too little.

If you consume high amounts of energy from your diet but do not burn off the energy through exercise and physical activity, the surplus energy will be turned into fat.