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Diet & Nutrition
The French Paradox
Feb 2016
Mihira A R Khopkar

People nowadays are more aware about their health and wellness and consciously attempt to look after themselves better. We are gradually realizing that getting that perfect shape is not as important as being healthy and free of diseases. But thanks to the availability of fatty/ sodium processed junk food, the rate of obesity among youngsters is rising at an alarming rate. Diseases we never knew existed, are today becoming a trend. One in four individuals is obese and this is the beginning of many other diseases like diabetes, coronary heart diseases and hypertension, to highlight a few.