If you’re walking along a bustling street, the first thing that you’ll notice is the increasing number of large-sized people you’ll find in the street. It’s become somewhat of a problem. At first glance, it appears that there is nothing wrong with being large and nobody should be judged by your body weight. However, beneath the surface is a shocking reality. Being overweight makes you more prone to all kinds of serious illnesses and ailments. Heart disease, diabetes and a myriad of other serious illnesses are a result of being overweight. And, as depressing as it may sound that a lot of people judge other people according to their body size.
This whole “body positivity” stuff that has been thrown at us over the past few years is fine and good but the fact is that carrying the extra weight can pose an ill-health risk. There are those who are in denial with regards to this issue. One might hear someone say that they’re “big boned”, not overweight. Have you seen any of these massive bones in research labs and medical school?
It is possible that you are not sure what exactly the line should be drawn between the various degrees of heftiness. What is it that makes someone fit? What is it that makes someone just a bit big? What is the point at which someone undisputedly large? Let us find out all the answers for you. If you’re not sure if you’re a shining model of health, overweight or even dangerously overweight take the test below and you’ll discover. If you do not score more than a hundred percent on this test, you’re probably a bit chunky.
Let’s dig in.