[Health-risks associated with Western diet and sedentariness: the obesity epidemia].

  title={[Health-risks associated with Western diet and sedentariness: the obesity epidemia].},
  author={Juan Luis Guti{\'e}rrez-Fisac and Miguel Angel Royo-Bordonada and Fernando Rodr{\'i}guez-Artalejo},
  journal={Gaceta sanitaria},
  volume={20 Suppl 1},
We describe the magnitude and trends of obesity in Spain and of its main determinants, associated both with the increase in energy intake and the reduction of energy expenditure. Such determinants include factors from the individual subjects and from their environment. We also present the main features of the strategy for the Nutrition, Physical Activity, and the Prevention of Obesity, fostered by the Ministry of Health, as well as plans and activities carried out by the Regional Governments… CONTINUE READING
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