Looking for inspirational quotes about obesity? We have rounded up the best collection of ovbesity quotes, sayings, slogans, captions, and status (with images and pictures) to encourage you to eat healthy, workout more and live a healthy life.
What is Obesity?
Overweight and obesity are defined as abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that presents a risk to health. A body mass index (BMI) over 25 is considered overweight, and over 30 is obese.
The fundamental cause of obesity and overweight is an energy imbalance between calories consumed and calories expended. Is generally caused by eating too much (overeating) and very less physical activity, or other medical reasons. Though obesity can never be of any good to anyone medically or physically, but being fat should never let you feel embrassed about yourself.
Try to pursue healthy eating, making a fitness routing and making a good lifestyle. Being fit and healthy will enhance your mood, and uplift your energies. You feel good when you workout and eat healthy.
Studies suggest, In 2016, more than 1.9 billion adults, 18 years and older, were overweight. Of these over 650 million were obese.
World Obesity Day is observed globally on 4 March. World obesity day encourages practical solutions to help people achieve and maintain a healthy weight, undertake proper treatment, and reverse the obesity crisis.
These inspirational quotes about being obese are divided into these sections;
Top 10 Obesity Quotes
Quotes About Obesity
Obesity Awareness Quotes
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Top 10 Obesity Quotes
“Contradictory as it seems, malnutrition is a key contributor to obesity.” — Madeleine M. Kunin
“Each and every one of us has unknowingly played a part in the obesity problem.” — Indra Nooyi
“Obesity affects every aspect of a people’s lives, from health to relationships.” — Jane Velez-Mitchell
“The way to deal with the devil of obesity and diabetes is literally one day at a time.” — Stephen Furst
“By eating many fruits and vegetables in place of fast food and junk food, people could avoid obesity.” — David H. Murdock
“Childhood obesity is best tackled at home through improved parental involvement, increased physical exercise, better diet and restraint from eating.” — Bob Filner
“Childhood obesity isn’t some simple, discrete issue. There’s no one cause we can pinpoint. There’s no one program we can fund to make it go away. Rather, it’s an issue that touches on every aspect of how we live and how we work.” — Michelle Obama
“We struggle with eating healthily, obesity, and access to good nutrition for everyone. But we have a great opportunity to get on the right side of this battle by beginning to think differently about the way that we eat and the way that we approach food.” — Marcus Samuelsson
“This is what people don’t understand: obesity is a symptom of poverty. It’s not a lifestyle choice where people are just eating and not exercising. It’s because kids – and this is the problem with school lunch right now – are getting sugar, fat, empty calories – lots of calories – but no nutrition.” — Tom Colicchio
“We must not constantly talk about tackling obesity and warning people about the negative consequences of obesity. Instead we must be positive – positive about the fun and benefits to be had from healthy living, trying to get rid of people’s excuses for being obese by tackling the issue in a positive way.” — Andrew Lansley
Inspirational Quotes About Obesity
Obesity isn’t just a cosmetic concern. It’s a medical problem that increases the risk of other diseases and health problems, such as heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure and certain cancers. The US obesity prevalence was 41.9% in 2017 – March 2020.
If you are overweight due to any reasons, be determined to make healthy lifestyle changes to your routine and be disciplined with your eating habits.
“Obesity is the mother of all diseases. Kill it before it kills you!” — Unknown
“Obesity happens one pound at a time… so does preventing it.” — Unknown
“Weight loss is more than a physical challenge, it’s a mental challenge.” — John Assaraf
“The causes of obesity are varied and complex, but the lack of daily physical activity is an important factor.” — Risa Lavizzo-Mourey
“Patient: The problem is that obesity runs in our family. Doctor: No, the problem is that no one runs in your family.” — Unknown
“The real solution to childhood obesity lies in changing our built environment. There’s no other way to approach it.” — Dr. Goutham Rao
“We want to make people aware of the obesity problem in the country. Obesity is a direct result of inactivity and poor food choices.” — Ryan Miller
“OBESITY is not caused by an excess of calories, but instead by a body set weight that is too high because of a hormonal imbalance in the body.” — Jason Fung
“America wrestles with its obesity crisis to such an extent that Americans forget there are worse weight problems on earth than obesity.” — Melissa Fay Greene
“Overweight and obesity is the second leading cause of death, killing 300,000 people a year, There is not a miracle pill that will lead to weight loss.” — Richard Carmona
“Childhood obesity issue is critically important to me because it’s critically important to the health and success of our kids, and of this nation, ultimately.” — Michelle Obama
“You can look in the mirror and try to hide it and cover it up, and it may work here or there, but there ain’t no shirt or hat you can put on or haircut you can get to hide the fact that you’re morbidly obese.” — Paul Wall
“Childhood obesity isn’t about looks. And it’s not about weight. It’s about how our kids feel. And those are really the implications of the problem and the words that tell a fuller picture of the challenges that we face; you know, kids struggling in ways that they didn’t a generation ago.” — Michelle Obama
“People are increasingly realizing that what they eat is important. You can’t put junk food in your body and be healthy. All sorts of problems can develop, like diabetes, heart disease, obesity, strokes. Gardening not only helps with exercise and mental health, but it can improve diet as well.” — Monty Don
“I got into being vegan because I was simply looking to benefit from being more compassionate. I have since come to learn that it is an animal-based diet that is responsible for the overwhelming majority of cases of cancer, heart disease, diabetes, obesity, multiple sclerosis, and all kinds of other problems.” — Steve-O
Obesity Awareness Quotes
A healthy diet and clean food habits have numerous advantages, including making you active, building strong bones, protecting the heart, preventing disease, and boosting mood.
Doctors and healthy experts around the world have encouraged the need to eat healthy and be more active physically for a healthy body and life.
“Obesity is a dying “weigh” of life.” — Unknown
“The people in power have created an obesity epidemic.” — Robert Atkins
“Things like depression and obesity are global challenges.” — Jane McGonigal
“The commonest form of malnutrition in the western world is obesity.” — Mervyn Deitel
“More die in the United States of too much food than of too little.” — John Kenneth Galbraith
“Those who do not find time for exercise will have to find time for illness.” — Edward Stanley
“The rise of childhood obesity has placed the health of an entire generation at risk.” — Tom Vilsack
“Obesity prevention for childhood needs to begin before a woman ever gets pregnant.” — Unknown
“You didn’t gain all your weight in one day; you won’t lose it in one day. Be patient with yourself.” — Jenna Wolfe
“The correlation between poverty and obesity can be traced to agricultural policies and subsidies.” — Michael Pollan
“Obesity is a problem that nearly every nation in the world is facing, but there is much that we can do to fix it.” — Richard Attias
“How much obesity has to be created in a single decade for people to realize that diet has to be responsible for it?” — Robert Atkins
“A recent survey of North American males found 42% were overweight, 34% were critically obese and 8% ate the survey.” — Banksy
“Obesity is a societal issue. We have to come together with government, business, civil society, and NGOs to create solutions for this.” — Muhtar Kent
“FOOD is the most widely abused anti-anxiety drug in America, and EXERCISE is the most potent yet underutilized antidepressant.” — Bill Phillips
“We are very concerned with the level of childhood obesity,… We don’t want this generation of young people to live fewer years than their parents.” — Mike Johanns
“Every cure of obesity must begin with these three essential precepts: discretion in eating, moderation in sleeping, and exercise.” — Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
“To say that obesity is caused by merely consuming too many calories is like saying that the only cause of the American Revolution was the Boston Tea Party.” — Adelle Davis
“Except for smoking, obesity is now the number one preventable cause of death in this country. Three hundred thousand people die of obesity every year.” — Dr. C. Everett Koop
“Obesity rates are much higher among those who sleep for less than six hours a night, in part because sleep deprivation interferes with how the brain and body use energy.” — Kelly McGonigal
How to Prevent Obesity? Some useful tips and Suggestions By Experts
Choosing healthier foods (whole grains, fruits and vegetables, healthy fats and protein sources) and beverages.
Limiting junk and unhealthy foods and drinks (refined grains and sweets, potatoes, red meat, processed meat) and beverages (sugary drinks)
Increasing physical activity and a definitive workout routine. We can limit our binging sessions, screen time and chose to move more than to sit and do things.
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