World Obesity Day 2023
World Obesity Day is observed on March 4 every year to promote practical solutions and help people achieve and maintain a healthy weight while undertaking proper treatment. Obesity is a global problem that affects everyone. Around the world, approximately 800 million people are living with the disease while millions are at risk to get affected. The World Obesity Day highlights one of the biggest health crises faced by about 1 billion people across the planet, today. That number is expected to climb to 1.9 billion people, by 2035. Obesity in children is expected to jump by 100 per cent between 2020 and 2035. One in every four people may be obese by 2035.
The World Health Organization or WHO is fighting global obesity on many fronts which include monitoring global trends. Food and lifestyle are two things that lead to obesity. During our fast-paced lifestyle, it is important to keep a track on what we eat.
World Obesity Day 2023: Theme
World Obesity Day returns on 4 March 2023 with the theme: ‘Changing Perspectives: Let’s Talk About Obesity’.
World Obesity Day 2023: Significance
The goal of the World Obesity Day campaign is to encourage and support practical actions which enable obese patients in particular and people in general, to develop and maintain healthy body weight and reverse the obesity crisis affecting the globe.
World Obesity Day: History
World Obesity Day was established in 2015 as an annual campaign with the goal of stimulating and supporting practical actions that will help people achieve and maintain a healthy weight and reverse the global obesity crisis.
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