Nearly one third of Americans are now considered obese. Being overweight or obese is a more serious issue than just not fitting into your skinny jeans or tailored suit. The health effects of obesity are serious and significant and place a huge toll on already over-burdened health systems. Here are seven serious health risks obesity can lead to.
#1 – Coronary Heart Disease
As you put on weight through the consumption of foods filled with saturated and trans fats, the plague builds up inside your arteries, narrowing them and blocking vital blood flow to your heart. This can cause angina, a heart attack and heart failure.