| Published: May 30, 2017
Different Indigenous Techniques Practiced for Tackling Obesity among Children in China and India
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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© 2017 Joshi U, Pareek A
Received: April 08, 2017; Revision Received: May 16, 2017; Accepted: May 30, 2017
Published in Volume 04, Issue 3, April-June, 2017