Obesity is a global health risk. Demography of the world population has witnessed a dramatic
change concerning body weight. The Increase in the prevalence of obesity is prevailing in the
world nations in general and in industrialized nations in particular. There is a growing body of evidence
showing reproductive age as a landmark for important contributor to this epidemic of obesity.
Obesity prevention and management is a key health issue for the woman of reproductive age.
Keywords: Body weight, obesity, reproductive age, women, world population.
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