Men are found to have higher obesity rates when talking about developed countries, but in developing countries, women have higher rates. Childhood obesity counted 18.5 percent representing different age group and ethnicity. Overweight people comprising two-thirds of the population makes obesity and becoming overweight an epidemic in developing countries.
Advertisers lure us with images of a healthy and happy life spent running along the beach with the sun shining overhead, then heading home to eat our grapefruit and take our diet supplement. Unfortunately, the reality of long-term weight loss is a lot more complex and involves learning a new set of life skills. — Melanie Greenberg Ph.D.