Overweight and obesity are one of major problems that are being faced by people around the globe. Modern lifestyle, stress, competition and irregular eating habits are few of the reasons of overweight and obesity. The condition of overweight or obesity is determined by calculating the Body Mass Index (BMI). According to the US Department of Health and Human Services, a score of 25-29.9 is considered to be overweight whereas, if a person is having a score of 30 and above, then he may be considered as obese. Both obesity and overweight can be considered to be unhealthy for the people and can be the cause of many deadly diseases such as heart diseases, breathing problems during sleep, diabetes, body pains and certain cancers. Apart from this, obese or overweight people also face psychiatric problems. It is therefore, very much important to have the recommended BMI and reduce weight if you are overweight.