Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease.

@article{Ortega2016ObesityAC,
  title={Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease.},
  author={Francisco B. Ortega and Carl J. Lavie and Steven Noel Blair},
  journal={Circulation research},
  year={2016},
  volume={118 11},
  pages={
          1752-70
        }
}
The prevalence of obesity has increased worldwide over the past few decades. In 2013, the prevalence of obesity exceeded the 50% of the adult population in some countries from Oceania, North Africa, and Middle East. Lower but still alarmingly high prevalence was observed in North America (≈30%) and in Western Europe (≈20%). These figures are of serious concern because of the strong link between obesity and disease. In the present review, we summarize the current evidence on the relationship of… CONTINUE READING

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