Health problems associated with being overweight

Health problems associated with being overweight

Health problems associated with being overweight

Health problems

There are many health problems that can affect an overweight young person including:
Deformity of the lower legs (Blount’s disease)
Sleep apnoea (a person temporarily stops breathing during sleep)
High blood pressure
Fatty liver
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) where cysts form in the ovaries
Menstrual (period) problems
Insulin resistance meaning that the body becomes resistant to insulin, the hormone that controls the amount of sugar in the blood.
Type 2 diabetes
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Health problems associated with being overweight

Here are some guidelines for healthy eating in Diabetes

Enjoy having regular meals, starting with breakfast first, then lunch and dinner. Space meals no more than 2.5 hours apart.
Eat a variety of foods in each meal, including healthy fats, lean meats or proteins, whole grains, and low-fat dairy.
Choose fiber-rich foods such as fruits, vegetables, and whole grains as much as possible, like oats meal, quinoa, Dalia, whole wheat, bran
Explore alternatives to meat such as lentils, beans or tofu.
Choose calorie-free liquids such as unsweetened tea, coffee, soups.
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PCOS ( polycystic ovary syndrome)

It is the Most common condition of hormonal disorders that may cause infrequent mensural periods.
It causes women’s to suffer from various problems like excessive Hair growth in face, body, that may lead to Diabetes & heart Diseases if not treated.


1. High Fiber Diet ( whole grains, lentils, beans, broccoli, nuts, seeds etc).
2. Consume lean protein ( tofu, fish, chicken, lentils ).
3. Eat food that reduces inflammation like tomatoes, spinach, almonds, walnuts, olive oil, fish, grains etc.
4. Consume omega 3 fatty acids like fish, almonds, walnuts, olive oils, seeds, nuts, avocados etc.
5. Low glycemic food like whole grains, lean protein, healthy fat, low carbs fruits & veg.


1. Processed food.
2. Full cream milk & its products.
3. Simple & Refined carbohydrates.
4. Fatty food.
5. Caffeine & alcohol.
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Posted on: November 21, 2018harshent

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