Obesity is one of the most important health problems in developed and developing countries. In general, obesity is the increase in body weight to lean mass, resulting in an increase in body weight above the desired level as a result of excessive increase in body weight.
As known, nutrition; It is an indispensable need of life starting from the womb until the end of life.
Human growth, development, healthy and productive nutrients necessary for a long time to live enough and balanced amount of the body is to use.
Feeding the abdomen, suppressing hunger is not eating or drinking the things that you feel.
In daily life, individuals (pregnant, lactating, infant, school child, young, old, worker, sportsman, cardiovascular, sugar, high blood pressure disease, respiratory disorders, etc.) age, sex, work, genetic and physiological characteristics and disease needs daily energy that changes according to the state.
In order to maintain a healthy life, the energy consumed and the energy consumed must be kept in balance.
Fatty tissue constitutes 15-18% of body weight in adult men and 20-25% in women. This ratio increases above 25% for men and 30% for women.
If the daily energy is more than the energy consumed, the unexpandable energy is stored as fat in the body and causes obesity.
In parallel, developments in today’s technology have made life easier but have limited the daily movements to a considerable extent.
Obesity as will be understood; nutrient energy (calories) than the spent energy and excess energy stored as fat in the body (20% or more) is the result of a disease, resulting in a negative impact on the quality of life and is considered as a disease.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has also described obesity as excessive fat accumulation in the body to the extent that it may impair health.