Obesity in Adults –the Causes and Problems Associated with the Condition.


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Physical Activity and Health Promotion

Assignment One

Obesity in Adults –The Causes and

Problems Associated with the Condition


This informative poster will identify and define the condition obesity in the adult population. The causes and problems associated with obesity will be explained and discussed along with the associated risks linked to obesity.

Key literature in this poster defines adults as:
18+ from the National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE)
16+ form the Department of Health

Disease or Condition?

Obesity is a condition in which weight gain has reached the point where it poses considerable risks to health. (10)
In the last...