Acta Scientific Nutritional Health (ASNH)(ISSN: 2582-1423)

Review Article Volume 7 Issue 7

The Burden of Obesity Pandemic Among Adolescents and Young Adults-Its Prevention and Management

Emmanuel Zimba and Sophonie Ndahayo*

Associate Professor of Public Health, Zambia

*Corresponding Author: Sophonie Ndahayo, Associate Professor of Public Health, Zambia.

Received: May 30, 2023; Published: June 25, 2023

Abstract

Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are a global burden and a great challenge to public health and social economic development worldwide. NCDs are responsible for 38 million of 57 million annual deaths, with 85% of the deaths occurring in low and middle income countries (LMICs). The population of LMICs is mainly of young people. Addressing non-communicable diseases (NCDs) is a global priority in sustainable development goals, especially for adolescents (1). In a bid to contribute to the world health organisation’s objective number four: to promote research for NCD prevention and control, this review discusses the prevalence of NCDs among adolescents and young adults and recommends cost-effective lifestyle interventions that any willing person can adopt and contribute to prevention and control of NCDs pandemic.

Keywords: Non-Communicable Diseases; Adolescents; Young Adults; Prevention

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Citation

Citation: Sophonie Ndahayo., et al. “The Burden of Obesity Pandemic Among Adolescents and Young Adults-Its Prevention and Management".Acta Scientific Nutritional Health 7.7 (2023): 91-95.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2023 Sophonie Ndahayo., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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