2017, Vol. 2, Issue 1
Nutrition and obesity management
Author(s): Sarita Chaudhary
Obesity may be defined as an abnormal growth of the adipose tissue due to an enlargement of fat cell size or an increase in fat cell number or a combination of both. Obesity is often expressed in terms of body mass index (BMI). Overweight is usually due to obesity but can arise from other causes such as abnormal muscle development or fluid retention. Causes of Obesity, these are the causes of obesity i.e. age, sex, genetic factors, physical inactivity, eating habits, socio-economical, psychological, alcohol, family tendency, education.
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Sarita Chaudhary. Nutrition and obesity management. Int J Physiol Nutr Phys Educ 2017;2(1):12-13.