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Praxis medica
2015, vol. 44, iss. 2, pp. 75-81
article language: Serbian
document type: Review Paper
published on: 30/08/2015
doi: 10.5937/pramed1502075S
The cultural and medical determination of the obesity
University of Kragujevac, Faculty of Medicine

e-mail: radojica.stolic@med.pr.ac.rs

Abstract

Modern aspects of social development brings new concerns that contribute to obesity, as a direct result of the overall abundance. Almost that there is declarative consistent view that obesity, according to its frequency, a global epidemic of the new millennium and that is because of the effect on the overall health of the necessary complementary multidisciplinary approach, because its prevention can prevent and significantly reduce the mortality rate. Technological development, automation in the food production, reduced participation of manual labor and a sedentary lifestyle, obesity causes an increase not only in highly industrialized, but in the less developed countries. Obesity is a direct temptations of modern civilization and a major challenge for a community where food is plentiful. This fact increases the responsibility of each individual and placed before him the obligation to recognize the causes of obesity, so that, by changing their behavior, could reduce the burden involved with obesity.

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