The first step to understanding obesity is to know what it is and what it is not.
Obesity is not merely being a few pounds overweight and going up a clothing size or two. It goes much farther than that. Its symptoms occur slowly over time – and its effects threaten your happiness, your health and your life.
Obesity is also not a lifestyle choice.
Obesity is a disease.
The following pages will provide you with detailed information regarding the facts about treating obesity, the number of people dealing with obesity, and to understand more about the disease.