While according to CDC - more than one-third of U.S. adults (35.7%) are obese. And the worst part is, the number of obese people continues to rise.
For your information, obesity is overweight due to the accumulation of fats. Initially, you will only feel that it just a weight gain. However, when the accumulated fats increases more and more, there will be changes in your body's anatomy.
Obesity caused by an unhealthy lifestyle, genetic, consumption of certain drugs such as antidepressants, or due to aging when you grow older your body metabolism will decrease.
Increase in obese seems have triggered our scientists to create a solution to prevent it. They start to develop a special sensor to measure the amount of calorie intake and your daily activity.
The sensors will allow you to know what kind of obesity risk that may arise from your lifestyle.
"The idea is that we try to investigate ways to prevent obesity and eating disorders," said Prof Anastasios Delopoulos, the project co-ordinator who works for the department of electrical and computer engineering at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece.
This research was funded by the European Union and targeting young people with the hope the young will adopt healthy lifestyles. Enjoy the video bellow to watch how big you can go:
TABOO USA: Extreme Obesity (Full Episode)While the sensor is still not available on the market, to gain deeper knowledge, it will be better if you read Fat Chance: Beating the Odds Against Sugar, Processed Food, Obesity, and Disease (U.S $ 17.30).
Source: BBC | By: Ronny