Responsibility for Health

Responsibility for health.

There is a saying- Health is the wealth. Keeping in mind this saying I chose my topic of the paper.

Because of the increasing pace of life and stress, people often have no time to care for their health, follow a healthy lifestyle. First to be influenced diet, it is low-nutrition, unhealthy, saturated fats, preservatives. Hence the very serious problem today is obesity and overweight. That kind of problem affects the whole organism. The difficulty with breathing, heart and vascular problems, greater likelihood of heart attacks and strokes, joint pain, they are just some of the problems related to this very modern disease-obesity. I think if people can not be responsible for the nature-given gift of health, he is unable to live responsibly as a whole.


Obesity is a medical condition in which excess body fat has accumulated to the extent that it may have an adverse effect on health, leading to reduced life expectancy and/or increased health problems. Body mass index (BMI), a measurement which compares weight and height, defines people as overweight (pre-obese) if their BMI is between 25 kg/m2 and 30 kg/m2, and obese when it is greater than 30 kg/m2.
Obesity increases the likelihood of various diseases, particularly heart disease, type 2 diabetes, breathing difficulties during sleep, certain types of cancer, and osteoarthritis. Obesity is most commonly caused by a combination of excessive dietary calories, lack of physical activity, and genetic susceptibility, although a few cases are caused primarily by genes, endocrine disorders, medications or psychiatric illness. Evidence to support the view that some obese people eat little yet gain weight due to a slow metabolism is limited; on average obese people have a greater energy expenditure than their thin counterparts due to the energy required to maintain an increased body mass.
Dieting and physical exercise are the mainstays of treatment for obesity. To supplement this,...