Corpus ID: 49575815

A Review of Adult Obesity Research in Malaysia

  title={A Review of Adult Obesity Research in Malaysia},
  author={Lim Kean Ghee},
  • Lim Kean Ghee
  • Published 2016
  • 1 ABSTRACT A literature search of articles as detailed in the paper Bibliography of clinical research in Malaysia: methods and brief results, using the MESH terms Obesity; Obesity, Abdominal; and Overweight; covering the years 2000 till 2015 was undertaken and 265 articles were identified. Serial population studies showed that the prevalence of obesity increased rapidly in Malaysia in the last decade of the twentieth century. This follows the rising availability of food per capita which had… CONTINUE READING
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