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Obesity is a major international disaster health problem that leads to increasing the risk of several chronic complications occurrence. The present study aiming to determine the obesity-related risk factors among Saudi female students of Jouf University. There is a powerful association between absence of physical activity, wrong food habits and the prevalence of obesity among adolescent females in Jouf University. Also, there is a marked defect in students' knowledge about the effect of physiological factors on weight, although these females are more exposed to physiological changes in this adolescence period. So different health education program should be implemented in all sectors of the community to promote the knowledge level about obesity prevention methods.