Obesogens as an environmental risk factor for obesity

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Abstract

Obesity is a main public health problem predisposes many to the obesity-related health problems worldwide. Malaysia was ranked as sixth in Asia with high prevalence of obesity by the World Health Organisation in 2010. It is multifactorial origin and depends on many internal and external interactions; between human beings and the environment. In this review article, the focus will be on the example of chemical obesogens that present silently in the daily diet, pharmaceutical or industrial compounds that predispose people to obesity through altering and disrupting normal bodily metabolic processes.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)63-70
Number of pages8
JournalMalaysian Journal of Public Health Medicine
Volume14
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes

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Obesogens as an environmental risk factor for obesity. / Radi, F.; Ja`Afar, Mohd Hasni.

In: Malaysian Journal of Public Health Medicine, Vol. 14, No. 3, 2014, p. 63-70.

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