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The number of people who suffer from being overweight is increasing rapidly. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) more than one billion people worldwide are overweight, and this number is still growing.

The main cause of this increase is that people no longer follow a balanced diet; they eat irregularly and without the necessary variation, and they do not take sufficient exercise.

The Body Mass Index (BMI) gives an indication as to whether the ratio between your weight/height is healthy.

A healthy weight reduces the chance of cardiovascular diseases, certain forms of cancer and diabetes. The amount of calories you need depends on your gender, age, weight and amount of physical exercise you take. In general, adult women need 2000 calories a day and adult men 2500 calories.