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July 21, 2010

Obesity reaches to its peak in India

According to the National Family Health Survey (NFHS), about 30 million Indians are suffering from Obesity & the disease is quite prevalent among the school children. 

Obesity is a common phenomenon in the Western World, it is fast increasing in India too. Around 20% of school children & 65% of adults in India are overweight. The increasing rate of Obesity has been attributed to irregular eating habits & stressful life.The research was conducted on 30 patients of 18-58 years of age. The doctors claimed that Bariatric surgery helps in controlling the glucose & sugar in the body & helps people lose weight.

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