Current mapping of obesity

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Carmen Pérez Rodrigo;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Arán Ediciones, S. L.
  • Journal: Nutrición Hospitalaria (issn: 0212-1611)
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Subject: Sobrepeso | Obesidad | Prevalencia | Tendencia | Desigualdades | Nutritional diseases. Deficiency diseases | RC620-627

Obesity is a major risk factor for non-communicable diseases (NCDs), such as diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and cancers. The worldwide prevalence of obesity has almost doubled between 1980 and 2008. In some regions, such as Europe, the Eastern Mediterranean and the ... View more
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