Prenatal and early postnatal environment can increase obesity risk in later life

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Obesity is a rapidly increasing epidemic disease worldwide. According to the World Health Organisation, being overweight is defined as having abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that presents a risk to health. A crude population measure of obesity is the body mass index (BMI), a person’s weight (in kilograms) divided by the square of his or […]