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Deaths related to overweight, obesity more than double in Iran 28 May 2018

Deaths related to overweight, obesity more than double in Iran

TEHRAN — Deaths linked with overweight and obesity have seen a twofold increase in Iran between 1990 and 2015, Reza Malekzadeh, deputy health minister, has said. Mentioning a Global Burden of Disease (GBD) 2015 study, titled “Health Effects of Overweight and Obesity in 195 Countries over 25 Years”, Malekzadeh who had also collaborated on the […]

60% of Iranian adults are overweight: official 21 Jan 2018

60% of Iranian adults are overweight: official

TEHRAN – Overeating has turned to a serious challenge for Iranians causing 60 percent of the country’s population aging above 18 to suffer from obesity, said the deputy health minister Alireza Raeisi, Fars reported on Friday. As far as gender is concerned, women outnumber men in this regard, said the official, adding, “This is directly […]

Childhood overweight, obesity doubled in Iran 04 Sep 2017

Childhood overweight, obesity doubled in Iran

TEHRAN — With the number of undernourished children decreased by half over the past two decades, overweight and obesity have doubled among the Iranian children, said an official with the Ministry of Health. Some 20 years ago children were mainly suffering from malnutrition, but currently the situation is reversed. Now, overweight and obesity are posing […]