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Health Risks of Overweight and Obesity - An Over View

Afridi, Aien Khan and Khattak, Muhammad Muzaffar Ali Khan and Safdar, Mahfara and Khan, Alam (2003) Health Risks of Overweight and Obesity - An Over View. Pakistan Journal of Nutrition, 2 (6). pp. 350-360. ISSN 1680 - 5194

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Abstract

Obesity is a risk factor for the development of various diseases like CHD, hypertension, stroke, NIDDM, osteoarthritis, sleep apnea and cancers of endometrium, breast, prostrate and colon. Psychological consequences of obesity range from lowered self-esteem to clinical depression. Many of these conditions are revisable through weight loss and maintenance. Weight reduction may be life saving so it is necessary to reduce weight.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 5145/1701
Uncontrolled Keywords: Obesity, risk factor,coronary heart disease
Subjects: T Technology > TX Home economics > TX341 Nutrition. Foods and food supply
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Allied Health Sciences > Department of Nutrition Sciences
Depositing User: Dr Muhammad Muzaffar Ali Khan Khattak
Date Deposited: 14 Jun 2013 11:30
Last Modified: 14 Jun 2013 11:30
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/1701

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