Obesity has become a major problem in the UAE. Over 60% of peoples are overweight. This is a difficult problem with many serious effects on the individual and country. One of the chief causes is diet. Youngs eat more and more high-carbohydrate, high-fat burgers and pizza in fast-food restaurants. However, some traditional foods are also very oily, and because of increasing affluence are eaten more often than in the past. Lifestyle is a second main cause of obesity. Youngs now have sedentary jobs, and do not exercise regularly. Parents do not teach good eating habits to children, and many people for lack of knowledge about good nutrition or a balanced diet consumes overwieght problems. Obesity can lead to heart disease, diabetes, and other conditions. Country government have to provide advanced medical care such as heart transplants. Unhealthy citizens are also less productive, and their children learn poor eating habits.