Thursday, May 29, 2008

what indian epidemiological studies say on obesity?

An epidemiological study of obesity in Shimla town was conducted by Sood RK et al in 1996 published in Indian journal of medial science. The study explored prevalence of obesity, its relation to age and physical activity in Indian context. The authors concluded Primary prevention is required to tackle this disease risk factor through health education focussing on promotion of moderate regular physical activity.

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