Maintaining a healthy weight is one of the best things you can do to protect your overall health. Being overweight or obese increases your risk for having a heart attack or stroke as well as numerous other health problems including high blood pressure, certain cancers, diabetes. Today is World Obesity Day, the day was launched in 2015 to stimulate and support practical solutions to help people achieve and maintain a healthy weight, and to reverse the obesity crisis.
We discuss the state of obesity in South Africa with Bianca Tromp, she is a dietician from the Heart and Stroke Foundation South Africa, she joins us live from our studios in Sea Point.
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