Adolescent obesity – rising trendsArticle English OPEN
Rabindran, Rabindran; Gedam, D Sharad; (2016)
- Publisher: Siddharth Health Research and Social Welfare Society
- Journal: Public Health Review (issn: 2349-4166)
Subject: Adolescent obesity | Physical inactivity | Junk foods
Obesity in adolescents is increasing rapidly. Biological, genetic, cultural & behavioral factors cause obesity. Risk of becoming obese is 50% when either of the parent is obese & it increases to 80% when both of them are obese.