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Nadwaga i otyłość w Polsce
Obesity and overweight in Poland

Author(s): Wojciech Stefan Zgliczyński
Subject(s): Health and medicine and law
Published by: Kancelaria Sejmu
Keywords: Poland; obesity ; overweight; health;

Summary/Abstract: The author discusses the issue of obesity and overweight, i.e. abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that may impair health. The paper begins with definitions of obesity and overweight, as well as the prevalence of this condition in Poland. Next, the author looks at its causes, effects on health, economic impact and discusses how can obesity and overweight be reduced.

  • Issue Year: 2017
  • Issue No: 04
  • Page Range: 1-4
  • Page Count: 4
  • Language: Polish