Last quote by Ashkan Afshin
Excess body weight is one of the most challenging public health problems of our time, affecting nearly one in every three people.feedback
Ashkan Afshin has been quoted in 4 different articles. Most recently, Ashkan Afshin has been quoted saying, “Most of the obese people are dying because of cardiovascular disease and diabetes.” in an article called More Than 10 Percent of World’s Population Is Obese, Study Finds. This is only one of 5 quotes from Ashkan Afshin. To see more examples Ashkan Afshin’s views and opinions, check out the section below. You can filter Ashkan Afshin's quotes by date and by topic to see, for example, what Ashkan Afshin said about program recently and in the past.
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Jun 12 2017
Most of the obese people are dying because of cardiovascular disease and diabetes.feedback
Jun 12 2017
Excess body weight is one of the most challenging public health problems of our time, affecting nearly one in every three people. Over the past decade, numerous interventions have been evaluated, but very little evidence exists about their long-term effectiveness. Over the next 10 years, we will closely with the FAO in monitoring and evaluating the progress of countries in controlling overweight and obesity. Moreover, we will share data and findings with scientists, policymakers, and other stakeholders seeking evidence-based strategies to address this problem.feedback
Jun 12 2017
The change in physical activity preceded the global increase in obesity. We have more processed food, more energy-dense food, more intense marketing of food products, and these products are more available and more accessible. The food environment seems to be the main driver of obesity. But we cannot have all people on drugs. Ideally, we want to go to the root causes and address the problem of overeating.feedback
Aug 31 2016
Our results suggest internet-based and mobile-based interventions can be effective tools for behavioral modification. We also found these programs were more effective if they included some interactions with healthcare providers.feedback
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