Indians are growing fatter, and the problem is biggest for wealthy women, shows NFHS data

  • According to the fifth round of the NFHS conducted between 2019 and 2021, about 6.4 per cent of women and 4.0 per cent of men aged 15-49 are obese.
  • According to the survey, in 2019-21, about 11 per cent women in the 40-49 age group were found to be obese, and the same for men was about 5.7 per cent, both of which were above the average national obesity rates.


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