Why is it unhealthy to be obese? A closer look

We’ve all heard that being overweight or obese is unhealthy. We know that being “fat” is undesirable in most of the world. Every day doctors tell their patients about the importance of losing weight to reduce their risk of heart disease and type II diabetes. But, how many of us actually know exactly why that extra fat is so bad for our health? How does obesity affect our risk of developing disease and what is the best way to restore our health? In this blog post, I begin these questions.  Continue reading