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What is Obesity?

  By posted Feb 4th 2013
Healthy Living

Obesity is by definition excess of fat storage rather than weight. Men with more than 25% of total body fat and women with more than 30% total body fat are considered obese.

There are many different ways to classify obesity. In accordance with endocrine and pathogen of the metabolic disease, obesity can be divided into simple obesity, secondary obesity and drug-induced obesity.

*Info Courtesy: Dr. Manjiri Patankar, MD,MBBS, Founder, Instasculpt
*Image Courtesy: Thinkstock/Getty Images

 

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