Obesity has reached epidemic proportions in the United States. According to the Centers for disease control and prevention, the number of Americans are overweight to climb. In fact, 30 percent of adults aged 20 to more than 60 million people-are overweight, which means that they have 30 pounds overweight and a BMI or body mass index (a secure MEA body fat), over 30. Obesity is becoming one of the objectives of the national institutes of health is to reduce obesity among adults with more than half the year 2010. Current data suggest that the situation continues to deteriorate. Life in the average American is increasing the proportion of children shrink, with two to five years over the coming decades, if not more effort to stem the increasing prevalence of obesity. What is more, obesity is a risk factor for heart disease and other serious health complications: • overweight is a risk factor for type 2 diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol levels. These interferences can cause a condition known as metabolic syndrome, which leads to an increased risk of heart disease and renal insufficiency. • High blood pressure, a risk factor for heart disease is twice as often than obese adults at a healthy weight. • Obesity can also lead to arthritis, caused by stress on your joints. (A) will likely trigger obesity, heart disease, high cholesterol and high blood pressure is a common set of risk factors for people with heart disease. Manage all these risk factors will help to reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke. What you can today, overweight and obesity, together constitute the number two cause of avoidable death in the United States after tobacco. There are many things you can do to maintain flavourful and manage the risk of heart disease: • develop a Diet and exercise plan that you think are realistic and that you can keep. • Your doctor about medications that can help control risk factors for heart disease. If you are prescribed medication you may take it exactly as it appears, and so long as your doctor recommends. • Convert this year make a healthy variety of weight loss goals and stick to it.