Obesity-A Worldwide Epidemic

Posted on April 27, 2012


This is a video from the Center of Disease Control(CDC) on obesity.
It is one of the five health risk factors used in our program to educate consumers in disease prevention.

Obesity is a cause of heart disease, which is the number 1 killer worldwide.
Obesity is a cause of non-communicable diseases such as strokes, diabetes and some cancers.

Obesity affects the emotional wellbeing of the individual and can lead to depression.

The video talks about the factors that have contributed to obesity and showcases several community initiatives taking place to prevent and reduce obesity.