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‘Eat less, move more’ approach to obesity is given too much weight

Association for Dietetics warns that simplifying obesity to one cause prevents effective treatment of the disease

Senior reporter

Combating SA’s obesity epidemic will require more than a one-size-fits-all approach.

In the week of World Obesity Day, the Association for Dietetics in SA (Adsa) has warned that simplifying obesity to one cause could prevent effective treatment of the disease.

SA’s obesity levels are staggering – according to Stats SA’s latest figures an estimated 31% of men, 68% women and 13% children are classified as overweight or obese...

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