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Causes and Consequences of Obesity

@inproceedings{Bose2007CausesAC,
  title={Causes and Consequences of Obesity},
  author={K. Bose and M. Bhadra and A. Mukhopadhyay},
  year={2007}
}
Obesity, simply defined, is the state of being excessively overweight. It afflicts a significant and possibly growing proportion of people in developed as well as developing societies. It has emerged as the most prevalent serious public health problem of the new millennium. Obesity may not be regarded simply as a cosmetic problem affecting certain individuals, but a crisis that threatens global well being. An estimated 300 million people around the world are obese. The International Obesity… CONTINUE READING
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