n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - A weighty problem : editor's comment

Volume 23, Issue 11
  • ISSN : 0256-2170



Extracted from text ... EDITORIAL Nov/Dec 2005 Vol.23 No.11 CME 533 This month's issue is focused on weight control, a topical subject in a season of overindulgence that often leads to weight gain and a series of new-year resolutions about changes in diet and lifestyle. Overweight and obesity have become a major public health issue in both the developing and the developed world. We evolved as a species without an abundant food supply, relying on sporadic times of plenty by building up reserves that kept us going through the lean times. In this time of abundant food, albeit for a relatively small proportion ..

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