Global gender disparities in obesity: a review.

@article{Kanter2012GlobalGD,
  title={Global gender disparities in obesity: a review.},
  author={Rebecca Kanter and Benjamin H Caballero},
  journal={Advances in nutrition},
  year={2012},
  volume={3 4},
  pages={491-8}
}
There is a global obesity pandemic. However, the prevalence of overweight and obesity among men and women varies greatly within and between countries, and overall, more women are obese than men. These gender disparities in overweight and obesity are exacerbated among women in developing countries, particularly in the Middle East and North Africa. Yet, in developed countries, more men are overweight than women. Current knowledge suggests that myriad sociocultural dynamics throughout the world… CONTINUE READING
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