State weighed down by double burden of obesity and malnutrition

Consumption of high fat and processed food with added sugar and salts is leading to a rise in obesity.    Karnataka has seen a rise in obesity cases, and with already prevalent malnutrition, the state suffers from double burden under nutrition. “Obesity is only rising because of the kind of food people are consuming which has […]

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Obesity and Diabetes in Adolescents Increasing

Report suggests a rise in the number of diabetes and obesity cases among the youth by 20 to 30 percent. Bengaluru, Nov. 20, 2018: Dinesh, an expert who is a researcher on diabetes and obesity, said that they get around 96-100 adolescent patients a year. Medha, a 17 year old, Pre-University College student, said that […]

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