How to Overcome The Menace of Obesity

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Author Oliver Greene’s new book offers valuable information and the steps to take to defeat weight issues

Over the last two to three decades, over-nutrition and obesity have been transformed from relatively minor public health issues to a major threat to public health that is being increasingly seen throughout the world. Author Oliver Greene keeps readers informed through his new book, The Menace of Obesity.

Greene has delved into many areas of interest and uncovered a number of alarming facts. The aim of this book is to show how serious obesity is and what needs to be done in order to solve the issue. It is important that obese people know about their condition and learn that there is a solution to their weight issues and there are steps that they can take. Laid out in a modular fashion—each concept building on the next—The Menace of Obesity will help those affected to get started.

Readers will learn about the basic facts on obesity, its trends, its prevalence in men and women, its levels, its cause and other reasons. Overeating, inactivity, and fast food, medications, and diets are also discussed in this informative book.

“However you approach your new lifestyle, I sincerely wish you every success and look forward to hearing of your success. I know that it’s possible for everyone to overcome obesity and I believe our children can live in a healthy and sustainable manner,” the author says.

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About the Author
Oliver Greene was diagnosed with obesity about eight years ago after fighting a weight issue for more than fifteen years. His weight issues began when he became a little overweight, but thought it was nothing too serious. He later became fat and this deteriorated into clinical obesity a few years later. After a very serious illness and near loss of his life in 2008, Greene became determined to lose the weight. At this time, he faced the facts of his laziness and unhealthy lifestyle and made a decision to change. His negative (living for the moment) attitude had to be smashed the focus of his life became more spiritual and loving. This change in mindset and the love of his family was ultimately led to his success in overcoming obesity. Between January 2009 and January 2010 he has lost a total of 38.7 kilos, or 85 lbs, 6st.1lb. Today, he continues his food regimen and works out regularly despite being in a wheel chair. He eats healthy food and lives to the maximum. His website, tells his story of gaining and losing weight. It conveys the ideas and measures that were needed to overcome the menace of being fat, obese or overweight. His mental attitude and zest for life will inspire anyone in their own fight against the menace of obesity.

The Menace of Obesity * by Oliver Greene
Publication Date: July 18, 2011
Picture Book; £27.99; 118 pages; 978-1-4568-8992-0
Picture Book Hardcover; £37.99; 118 pages; 978-1-4568-8993-7

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