There are more than 500 million adults suffering from obesity according to a 2008 statistics. The number has jumped more than doubled since 1980.
Binge eating is defined as consuming 25 percent or more of the usual daily caloric intake during this period.
Obesity rates have doubled worldwide in the past 30 years, coinciding with a growing food surplus, and the ensuing epidemic has sparked a multibillion dollar weight loss industry that has largely failed to curb the problem.
Bulimia nervosa is an eating disorder also known as “binge purge” behavior. It is described “an illness in which a person binges on food or has regular episodes of significant overeating and feels a loss of control,” according to the US National Institute of Health.
Contrary to what some people think that by skipping breakfast you can lose weight. Eating breakfast increases one’s metabolism because the body is burning up the food.
People tend to overeat when the food is delicious, some enjoy and have fun by going to the beach under the blistering heat of the sun during summer.
Losing weight is an enormous problem. It’s a gargantuan task to overcome. Obesity goes perennial and you see obese people in every walks of life.