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Factors Associated with Childhood Obesity in Asian Countries: A Review of Recent Literature

  title={Factors Associated with Childhood Obesity in Asian Countries: A Review of Recent Literature},
  author={M. Kubota and A. Nagai},
  • M. Kubota, A. Nagai
  • Published 2015
  • Childhood obesity is a substantial health issue in both developed and developing countries. As obesity is associated with the development of a number of co-morbidities in childhood or adulthood, including hypertension, insulin resistance, dyslipidaemia and psychological disorders, the identification of associated factors, termed obesogenic factors, is important for the effective prevention of obesity. Many previous review articles have focused on obesogenic factors in the Western countries… CONTINUE READING
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