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INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PHARMACEUTICAL RESEARCH

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IJPR 9[3] July - September 2017 Special Issue

July - September 9[3] 2017

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Health impact of Obesity: An Overview

Author: MOUSOMI ROY, PRITHVIRAJ KARAK
Abstract: This review article mainly focuses the risk of obesity and overweight and their impacts on public health covering research for last 40 years. A perusual of literature reveals that Body Mass Index (BMI), a value that indicates the ratio of body weight value to body height value, which is globally accepted anthropological index to estimate level and grading of overweight and obesity. A major area of our research focus is the science of energy homeostasis. Globally the incidence of obesity is greatly increases in last few decades due to social and environmental factors, which influences genetically pathological predisposition. Obesity has been recognized as one of the important contributing factor in the development of several chronic metabolic syndromes and many serious diseases which are threat to our body. Dietary control, physical activity or exercise, weight loss and daily positive lifestyle changes are the main cornerstones of obesity management, but medication is also an important option to serve the problems of obesity.
Keyword: Body mass index; Diabetes; Cardiovascular disease, Diet, Physical exercise.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.31838/ijpr/202 1.13.01.099
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