• Fat is stored in the body as a reserve of energy

• Excessive fat in the body leads to obesity

• A useful measure of body weight is BMI or Body Mass Index

• When a person weighs 20% over the ideal body weight, he or she is obese




• Excessive intake of high calorie food

• Genetic factors

• Metabolic disorder

• Certain medications


Natural home remedy using honey and lemon juice:


1. Take 1 glass of warm water

2. Add 1 tsp of honey

3. Add 1 tbsp of lemon juice

4. Mix well

5. Drink in the morning on an empty stomach


Natural home remedy using lemon juice, black pepper and honey:


1. Take 1 cup of water

2. Add 3 tsp of lemon juice

3. Add a pinch of powdered black pepper

4. Add 1 tsp of honey

5. Mix well

6. Drink 2 times everyday for 1-2 months


Natural home remedy using triphala powder:


1. Take 2 tbsp of triphala powder, a commonly available ayurvedic herb

2. Mix it in 500 ml water

3. Heat for 5 min

4. Strain the liquid

5. You may add honey to taste

6. Drink this 2 times everyday




• Eat 2 ripe tomatoes first thing in the morning

• Have a bowl of cabbage once everyday. Cabbage contains tartaric acid, which restricts the 

   conversion of sugar and other carbohydrates into fat