Epidemiology of obesity in developing countries : challenges and prevention

@inproceedings{Ellulu2014EpidemiologyOO,
  title={Epidemiology of obesity in developing countries : challenges and prevention},
  author={Mohammed S Ellulu and Yehia Abed and A. Rahmat and Yazan Ranneh and Faisal HH Ali},
  year={2014}
}
Almost all countries are facing obesity endemic, although great variation exists between and within countries. Sedentary lifestyle and high fat (high caloric) diet have increased globally as a result of industrial, urban and mechanic changes of developing countries. Improved economic status promotes the obesity and metabolic syndrome in all age groups particularly young adults. Developing counties became in desperate need for establishing new polices and strategies within regulated and managed… CONTINUE READING

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