The Obesity Epidemic in North Dakota: Are We Doomed?

Yak, Toby V.
April 2013
North Dakota Public Health News;Apr2013, p9
The article focuses on prevalence of obesity problem in people of North Dakota, various health risks associated with it and its preventive practices. It mentions that obesity can affect all generations and can cause heart disease and cancer. It presents statistics regarding population of North Dakota suffering from obesity. It also suggests some practices to avoid obesity which includes having healthy food with low calorie, doing physical activities regularly, and attending fitness programs.


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