Characterizing the obese Asian Indian

Most of us are under the impression that we are not overweight/ Obese or at lower risk when compared to people from the western world as we just have fat around our waists, while other parts of our body are lean.

Typical Asian Indian population has high waist circumference and are lean otherwise. This is more dangerous than having higher weight/ BMI.

Note that abdominal fat is the seat for deadly lifestyle diseases!

– Dr. Pooja, Senior Nutritionist Continue reading “Characterizing the obese Asian Indian”