The government also plans to set up dedicated metabolic institutes in state-run hospitals for doctors to study obesity-related ailments.

A recent study by Saffolalife has found that 58 per cent of Hyderabad residents face risk of heart disease due to belly fat.

Educational policies may increase or decrease health differences, depending on whether they reinforce or counteract gene-related differences. We investigate whether one such policy affected health differently for people with different genetic backgrounds. We find that the additional education generated by the policy benefited those with higher genetic risk of obesity the most, reducing the gap in unhealthy body size between those in the top and bottom terciles of genetic risk of obesity from 20 to 6 percentage points.

In India, according to a 2012 report in The Lancet as quoted by Medical News Today, breast cancer is one of the most common problems among women here.

The number of hungry people in the world is growing, reaching 821 million in 2017 or one in every nine people, according to this new report on the State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World released by FAO. Hunger has been on the rise over the past three years says the report and calls for urgent action if the Sustainable Development Goal of Zero Hunger is to be achieved by 2030.

With over 50% of women suffering from anaemia there is a need to improve nutrition.

Study finds 75.3% of women aged 30-84 are suffering from the chronic disease

The study also said that many schools were not aware that canteens were serving high-calorie drinks and deep fried snacks.

Obesity prevalence in women is between 22.8% and 34.8% while it is 23.4% in men.

Many also suffer from pre-diabetic and hypertensive conditions

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