Facts You Must Know About Obesity This Anti-Obesity Day

How aware are you about obesity?

Hey fatso…

Hey fatty…

Hey motu

Your friends often call you by these names?

Well, not every person who doesn’t fit into the societal norms of slim or fit is fat.   

According to a University of Washington in Lancet study that spans over 33 years of research and was published earlier this year, India with 41 million obese people ranks third after the United States and China.  

News daily The Hindu quotes a study that claims that India has the second highest number of obese children in the world after China. And as the world gears up for the Anti-Obesity Day on November 26, here is all you need to know about this global epidemic.