Although the factors that cause obesity cannot be fully explained, excessive and malnutrition and lack of physical activity are accepted as the most important causes of obesity. The development of obesity may be due to many biological, psychological or even social causes. In addition to these factors, genetic, environmental, neurological, physiological, biochemical, socio-cultural and psychological factors cause obesity. The most important factors are unbalanced high-calorie nutrition and inactivity. Nowadays, increasing malnutrition habits have caused obesity to increase in the world and in our country. With the development of technology, people’s movements decreased in direct proportion. Even individuals who do not experience weight problems due to feeding with trans fats and overnutrition are suffering from obesity.

The main risk factors for the development of obesity can be listed as follows;

  • Excessive and incorrect eating habits
  • Insufficient physical activity
  • Age
  • Gender
  • Education Level
  • Socio-cultural Factors
  • Income Status
  • Joint Problmes
  • Steroids
  • Unhealthy Eating Habits
  • Hormonal and Metabolic Factors
  • Inactivity
  • Genetic Factors
  • Pregnancy
  • Hormonal Diseases
  • Pyschological Problems
  • Insomnia
  • Aging
  • Applying very low-energy diets at frequent intervals
  • Smoking – Alcohol
  • Some drugs used (antideprasants, etc.)
  • Number of Births and Time Between Births
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