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India is the third most obese nation in the world

Obesity is slowly becoming a big problem in India with the rise of numbers of obese people. With each passing year, the problem of obesity is only becoming worse. The alarming sign is that the increase in obesity is much higher among the teenagers. This is clear indicator that next generations of India are going to be obese. Already, India has become the third most obese nation in the world. Around twenty years back, it was quite hard to find obese teenagers; however, now we can commonly see them.

Why this is happening and what is wrong with us? The main reason for this increase in obesity is wrong life style adopted by the teenagers. Today's kids are busier indoor with the mobile or computer games and they eat food which is very high in fats. Due to work culture, nowadays both parents go to a job and thus leaving their kids free to choose junk food. To satisfy the taste buds, kids opt for junk food freely available in the market as compared to healthy food.

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