Obesity is condition where the body has accumulated excess fat in a disproportionate way; which contributes various health risks. It results from taking in more calories than are burned by exercise and normal daily activities.
Body mass index (BMI) is a simple index of weight-for-height that is commonly used to classify overweight and obesity in adults. WHO defines overweight and obesity as follows:
Raised BMI is a major risk factor for non-communicable diseases such as:
Nutrition vs Obesity
After the thorough evaluation; treatments such as detoxification/Panchakarma are planned as part of the treatment protocol. All the components of the treatment are customized as per the need and weight loss goal. Weight management is encouraged through suggestion of regular weight management therapies along with diet and lifestyle modification. There are general and specific diet and lifestyle modifications suggested based on the individual needs.