Global  Epidemic Obesity

Global Epidemic Obesity

ISSN 2052-5966
Review

Epidemiology of obesity in developing countries: challenges and prevention

Mohammed Ellulu1*, Yehia Abed2, Asmah Rahmat1, Yazan Ranneh1 and Faisal Ali1

*Correspondence: Mohammed Ellulu mohdsubhilulu@gmail.com

1. Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia.

Global Epidemic Obesity  2014 2:2doi: 10.7243/2052-5966-2-2

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