• Medicine
  • Published 2015

A qualitative study of weight loss maintenance in obese Nigerians

  title={A qualitative study of weight loss maintenance in obese Nigerians},
  author={Akpezi John-Oko},
The rising prevalence of overweight and obesity globally is a major public health concern. There are no simple solutions to obesity, weight management is a long term challenge influenced by behavioural, emotional and physical factors. In order to establish effective weight management strategies, overweight and obese people’s experiences with weight management need to be comprehensively understood. This study explores the experiences of adult Nigerians who have been successful at weight loss… CONTINUE READING


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