Just like hunger, the consequences of obesity vary from death, disability due to chronic medical conditions to psycho social effects. Obesity is a colossal health, social and economic burden which has created a triple burden of nutritional deficiencies, infectious diseases and chronic diseases. Under nutrition and over nutrition not only adds to the human suffering and economic costs but also affects the design of food policy. This book by Esther Ogonda Mcoyoo presents the situation and causes of obesity and offers individual and policy approaches to address the challenges in developing countries.
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