Volume 17, Issue 1 ( Apr-May 2013)                   J Qazvin Univ Med Sci 2013, 17(1): 76-86 | Back to browse issues page

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Mirzaeian S, Rashidkhani B. Dietary determinants of abdominal obesity: A review of epidemiological evidence. J Qazvin Univ Med Sci. 2013; 17 (1) :76-86
URL: http://journal.qums.ac.ir/article-1-1423-en.html
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  Abdominal obesity is more dangerous than fat accumulation elsewhere in the body and can cause early death by increased risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, fatty liver and respiratory diseases . Prevalence of abdominal obesity is high among Iranian men and women. On the other hand , studies have shown that diet modification is needed for most Iranians . According to recent evidence, abdominal obesity may change in response to certain food items therefore the diet s can be offered to prevent and control abdominal obesity and its consequences. These diets may not be equally effective due to individual biological variations in people . With regards to the threatening outcome of abdominal obesity, identifying these food items is essential to modify dietary plans.



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