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Obesity and Fast-Food
Obesity and Fast-Food

Author(s): Any Docu-Axelerad, Daniel Docu-Axelerad, Cosmin Tudor Ciocan
Subject(s): Essay|Book Review |Scientific Life
Published by: EDIS- Publishing Institution of the University of Zilina
Keywords: obesity; fast-food restaurant; Body Mass Index;

Summary/Abstract: Obesity is one of the most significant public health challenges and becomes a public health problem. Consumption of fast-food, which have high energy densities and glycemic loads, and expose customers to excessive portion size, is frequently associated with weight gain, therefore, it is hypothesized that relative availability of fast-food is a risk for obesity.

  • Issue Year: 4/2017
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 74-78
  • Page Count: 4
  • Language: English