Overweight and Obesity – Can You Be Healthy If You Are Overweight?
It is a common idea if you are overweight or obese, you must be unhealthy as well. While there is a good reason behind this, it is not always the case. There are indeed exceptions, which means even if you are above a healthy weight, you can still be healthy: up to an extent, of course. First, let us examine why there is a relationship between being overweight and being unhealthy. Usually, having a high body fat percentage is a serious complication on its own. The body is simply not able to function optimally when body fat becomes excessive plaque builds up within blood vessels, blood sugar rises, cardiovascular health degrades, and vital organs like the heart and kidneys are affected.See all stories on this topic