View: India’s rising obesity problem
While obesity is still at a nascent stage in India, it very much remains an issue that needs tackling by policymakers. The foremost task is to use data to inform policy decisions. India lacks holistic data on malnutrition, which is important to understand the demographic and socio-economic factors driving undernourishment and obesity.
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