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Obesity, according to the WHO, is a disease. Mild overweight is not. The difference is that the latter is a natural reaction organisms have developed, in order to survive. This mechanism, it is said, will always store extra calories which can be converted into energy later, when the need arises.
Obesity (BMI > 30) happens when the fat-storing mechanism in the body gets totally out of control. The result is not natural. It's not survival oriented then; on the contrary, obesity is a very serious disease which ultimately kills the sufferer in one way or the other. As an example: only smoking exceeds obesity in its contribution to total mortality rates in the United States.
There are many theories about overweight and obesity, and many of them agree on the simple fact that they are caused by a caloric imbalance; taking in more calories than we burn. But the fact is that obesity can't be explained so easily. There are many more contributing factors that put together explain better why this disease develops in some overweight people, but not in all of them.
Core and balance training is all manner of training that both focuses on training the core muscles for stability and on a series of activitites to improve our physical balance system.
Today, top athletes in the world recognize that balance training helps them to perform better in their sports, and fitness experts know that good balance and a strong core go hand in hand.
Whenever you walk or run, your core muscles are active, keeping you upright, balancing your body as your weight shifts, and absorbing the impact as your feet hit the ground. Your body’s core forms the foundation of all your movement. If your core is weak, you are susceptible to poor posture and injury. Lower back pain is also more likely to occur.
Ecological foods are all solid and liquid food produce and products which in their production process do minimal harm to the environment. There are many factors involved here, but the main purpose of ecological food production is sustainability, an interdependent relationship and mutual responsible position with all living and non living things on earth.
Farm products, which are produced by organic standards and are consumed locally, often meet the simple definition as stated above. But the majority of today’s foods and beverages have various levels of processing, from simple packaging to complex development and industrial processes, such as adding chemicals, cooking and other forms of handling.
The reason that foods and beverages need to be further processed is not new. In fact, techniques to extend the shelf life of foods are ancient and include techniques of cooking, drying, canning, pickling, and smoking. Many of us remember how our grandparents processed foods for the winter by canning or drying. All of these things were done ecologically. What is relatively new is the age of industrialized foods, which has developed most rapidly since the 1950s.
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