Behavioural and Physiological mechanisms of high-fat diet-induced obesity

  • Camacho Sonia
Keywords: Obesity, risk factor, hypertension, diabetes, cancer


Obesity is considered to be a major risk factor for chronic diseases such as CHD and hypertension, type 2 diabetes, and some types of cancer. Its prevalence is increasing, with 400 million obese and 1·6 billion overweight adults around the world.