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Coping With Obesity

Coping With Obesity

Obesity is a state in which there is generalised accumulation of excess adipose tissue in the body, leading to more than 20% of the required body weight. Factors responsible for obesity: Hereditary: Although genetically, the child is not determined to be obese, yet obesity in parents influences obesity in the child owing to the the food habits of parents. Social and cultural: People in the upper economic strata tend to be more obese mainly due to their rich food intake and…

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Fuelling The Obesity Epidemic

Fuelling The Obesity Epidemic

You might think that the consumption of any “freshly squeezed” and packaged fruit juice in the morning before you leave for work is a healthy start. It could’ve been a healthy start if that orange juice you just drank was actually freshly squeezed, blended at home and consumed.

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