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Epidemiology and health impact of obesity: an Asia Pacific perspective



Epidemiology and health impact of obesity: an Asia Pacific perspective



Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition 15(Suppl.): 3-14



The Asia-Pacific region contributes more than half the world population and includes some of the world richest and most developed countries alongside some of the world's poorest and least developed countries. Despite persisting levels of underweight in some countries, overweight and obesity have become a major public health concern for almost the entire region.

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