As per WHO, overweight and obesity are defined as abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that provides a risk to health.
Obesity and overweight are major risk factors for many chronic health problems like diabetes, heart problems and cancer. Obesity occurs due to an imbalance between calories consumed and calories utilized.
During these modern times, there are two main reasons for obesity. First, is an intake of energy-rich food which is high in fat, salt, and sugar. And another reason is decreasing in physical activity.
There are many herbs which help in weight loss management due to its specific activities such as :
• Appetite suppressing
• Digestion and absorption blockers
• Metabolism promotion
• Obesity gene product inhibitor etc.