There is a general confusion between weight loss and fat loss. Extreme case of misunderstanding. A healthy person needs certain amount of fat in the body. This Fat is stored under the skin and is a store of energy in our body. High fat loss from the body can be fatal.
Men are who have over 25% of fat in their body are considered obese and if women have more than 30% of fat. Relating to this fact it can be concluded that 60% or more people cross this border line.
To cut down excess body fat we need to first cut down intake of excess calories which result in excess fat deposition in the body. Secondly the excess fat stored needs to be burned off. Favorable results can be achieved by observing proper eating habits and disciplined following of various exercises.