The Crisis of ObesityAlzaheb R*
Faculty of Applied Medical Science, University of Tabuk, Tabuk, Saudi Arabia
- *Corresponding Author:
- Alzaheb R
Faculty of Applied Medical Science
University of Tabuk, Tabuk, Saudi Arabia
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: June 05, 2015; Accepted date: July 17, 2015; Published date: July 22, 2015
Citation: Alzaheb R (2015) The Crisis of Obesity. J Nutr Disorders Ther S1:004.doi:10.4172/2161-0509.S1-004
Copyright: © 2015 Alzaheb R. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
The prevalence of overweight and obesity is increasing in nearly every country around the world and that this public health crisis even affects infants and children of pre-school age. In discussing obesity, the prevalence, definition and the health and economic consequences of this global crisis are discussed, with a specific focus on childhood obesity.