Comparative Study

| Published: May 30, 2017

Different Indigenous Techniques Practiced for Tackling Obesity among Children in China and India

Dr. Uma Joshi

Professor and Director AIBAS, Amity University, Rajasthan, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Ms. Aditya Pareek

Ph.D Scholar, Amity University, Rajasthan, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.068/20170403

DOI: 10.25215/0403.068


In the present times, obesity has been considered one of the major hindrances to the health and beauty and productivity of a person along with its other known problems and once it turns to epidemic face, it becomes difficult and complex to handle. Obesity among children is now becoming a global cause of concern covering all aspects such as economical, psychological as well as socio-cultural aspects of life and work. It is already an epidemic in the western world and now encroaching rapidly the developing countries such as India. India and China are old civilizations among eastern countries and share many common practices, food habits and approaches to health and wellbeing. Both the countries have a long and rich history in their indigenous health practices. Therefore, the present article explores the indigenous methods and techniques, lifestyle and food habits, do’s and don’ts related to the cause, effect, and treatment of obesity among children. There are many treatments and techniques of obesity available and suggested in the literature. The present paper focuses only the indigenous treatment and techniques to address obesity among children. 

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.068/20170403

DOI: 10.25215/0403.068

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 3, April-June, 2017

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