Many factors are responsible for being overweight and obese (in a severe case). These factors Are; Age, Nutrition, Gene, Race, Inadequate physical activity, etc. Although some people have hereditary fat, in some cases, weight gain happens gradually from unhealthy eating and lack of adequate physical activity. It is important to identify what might have caused the Excess weight and also get to know your body type before embarking on a weight loss journey. Healthy and sustainable weight loss comes from adaptation to a healthy lifestyle which includes Healthy eating and Adequate physical activities.

How will I know if I am overweight?

  Some people are overweight or nearing overweight without even knowing, You need to know your Body Mass Index (BMI) to know if you are to embark on a weight loss program or just to maintain a healthy and fit life. You can also decide to lose a few pounds even if you’re not overweight just to reduce your BMI but it shouldn’t get you underweight because that too is not healthy.

Why Should I Lose weight?

Well, losing weight means different things to different people. Following the “Revenge body” program by Khloe Kardashian, it will be observed that most of the people want to lose weight to get back at their former lovers or at anybody that might have abused them because of their size. But whatever the reason may be, getting into shape will help you live a healthier life and avoid the diseases that are associated with being overweight such As; Type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol, bone problems, and the rest of them.