Rising Incidence of Overweight and Obesity among Children and Adolescents in India

@article{Journal2017RisingIO,
  title={Rising Incidence of Overweight and Obesity among Children and Adolescents in India},
  author={Ijlssr Journal and D. Shokeen and B. Aeri},
  journal={The International Journal of Life-Sciences Scientific Research},
  year={2017},
  volume={3},
  pages={1392-1399}
}
The rising incidence of overweight and obesity among children and adolescents has become a cause of concern for India. Overweight/Obesity is an independent risk factor of cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) but it needs to be addressed seriously. Research has shown that modifiable and environmental factors along with genetics triggers the risk of cardiovascular diseases quite early in childhood threatening the health prospects of adults. It is crucial to address the causes of overweight/obesity like… Expand

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