World Obesity Day is commemorated every March 4 and this year’s theme is: Everybody Needs Everybody.
Did you know that overweight/obesity contributes significantly to the world’s most common NCDs like cardiovascular diseases, cancers and diabetes? Indeed, diabetes is a major risk factor for NCDs, affecting all age groups. Children who are overweight or obese have a high risk of becoming obese adults.
Over 800 million people are living with obesity worldwide. Are you, or becoming one?
Do you know if you are one?
Know Your Numbers at any CBC Health Services facility.
Let the plate model guide your meals.
Engage in regular moderate to intense physical exercises like walking, jogging, cycling, swimming, for at least 30 minutes every day.
Young Adults need 5 hours of exercise or work weekly to curb hypertension risk