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On the surface, obesity is simply too much body fat. But this condition can mean increased health risks across a broad spectrum of diseases and disorders, including heart disease, diabetes, hypertension and some cancers.
The effects and health risks of obesity can vary widely, depending on the severity of the condition.
The World Health Organization (WHO) says obesity has reached global epidemic status, citing about 2.8 million annual deaths resulting from obesity worldwide.