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Understanding weight management and obesity in men

Obesity is a disorder that involves an excessive amount of body fat. It is often caused by the intake of more calories than burned with exercise or physical activities. Obesity occurs when the body mass index is 25 or above depending on their height. More than 75% of men in the age group of 40 or above are obese. Research shows that men are three times more likely to be obese.

Health issues caused by obesity:

Some of the risk factors are:

  • Cardiovascular diseases

  • High blood pressure

  • Type 2 diabetes

  • Joint problems including osteoarthritis

  • Cancer

  • Metabolic syndrome

  • Obstructive sleep apnea and respiratory problems 

  • Depression

What does your BMI say?

  • For adults 20 years old and older, BMI is interpreted using standard weight status categories. These categories are the same for men and women of all body types and ages.


Below 18.5

18.5 – 24.9

25.0 – 29.9

30.0 and Above

Weight Status


Healthy Weight



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