Dietary strategy for obesity prevention

  • Manoel Souza
Keywords: Obesity, diet, weight loss, macronutrient


Obesity is a major global health problem that has been associated with highly occurring disorders such as hypertension, type 2 diabetes, hyperinsulinaemia, dyslipidaemia, atherosclerosis and certain types of cancer. Indeed, the epidemic of overweight and obesity, which is rising worldwide, inflicts not only a reduced life quality and large healthcare-associated costs, but also an increased risk of death.