Obesity, the normal ailment in the modern world is spreading its feet fast and wide like an epidemic. The condition is characterized by the increase in the adipose tissue which makes us look bulky. Most of us do not really care about it in the very beginning and the things go worse slowly and slowly making it difficult for us to live a healthy life. If we do not look into it seriously in the early stage, it increases the risk of developing some unhealthy conditions like hypertension, stroke, diseases of gall bladder, diabetes and many others. To have a through insight about it just go well the following lines-
Causes of obesity
* Overeating / high fat / high calorie diet
* Lack of physical activity / exercise
* Genetic factors
* Bad eating habits
* Slow metabolism
* Repeated weight loss attempts and dieting
* Insufficient sleep or under sleeping
* Psychological or emotional factors
* Excessive stress
* Drug de-addiction
* Certain types of medicines
* Recovery after prolonged illness
* Hormonal imbalance
The cure of Obesity
* Eat only when you are really hungry
* Get rid of overeating start a well planned diet
* Undertake fasting for once a week regularly
* Avoid high calorie and high carbohydrate foods and beverages
* Exercise regularly by walking, running, playing indoor out door sports, doing household work etc. It helps to burn the extra calories not required by the body for normal functioning and helps toning body muscles and makes you stronger.
* Avoid taking sweet dishes, salty or oily food especially at night.
* The most effective home remedy is to take 10-15 grams of honey with warm water on an empty stomach in the morning.
* Use of honey with lime juice water helps to cure obesity without loss of energy and appetite. The mixture should be taken with warm water at pre scheduled intervals.
* Add ginger and lemon slices to a glass of boiling water, steer for sometime and stain the water. Drink it when hot.
* Use cage either raw or boiled. Cabbage is easily digestible and gives a lasting feeling of fullness.
* Use horse gram to contain obesity. Soak 30-50 grams of horse gram overnight, filter it the next morning and have it on an empty stomach.
* Use lemon juice as much as you can, go on increasing the dose till you have reached 12-15 lemons a day. After that reduce the dose by one lemon per day and reach to a target of 3-5 lemons per day and stay there regularly. Lemon helps to dissolve fat very effectively.
* Use 10-15 fully grown curry leaves every morning for 3-4 months. It's highly effective in containing obesity.
* Include green leafy vegetables and fruits in your diet as much as you can.
* Take carrot or bottle guard juice in the morning on an empty stomach.
* Use dry fruits in your diet.
* Eat 1-2 tomatoes in the morning for 3-4 months. It's highly effective in curing obesity.
* A mixture of green mint with some spices can be taken with meals to get rid of obesity.
* Finger millet is an ideal food for obese people because its digestion is slow and due to this the carbohydrates take a longer time to be absorbed.
* Take the leaves of jujuby and Indian palm, soak them in water overnight and drink that water on an empty stomach in the morning. It certainly cures obesity.
* Use tea of dandelion root and use it 3-4 times in a day to fight obesity.
* Rather than taking full lunch and dinner eat in small amounts 4-5 times a day.
* Drink as much water as possible before meals and at bed time and avoid alcoholic drinks.