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Poor dietary choices are blamed for the rise in
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Obesity rises in Bahraini teenagers

MANAMA, January 4, 2016

Almost one-third of Bahraini teenagers are overweight or obese, according to the latest official figures. Sedentary lifestyles and bad dietary habits are to blame for the startling statistic, which 10 years ago stood at 24 per cent, Health Ministry nutrition section head Dr Nadia Gharib told the Gulf Daily News (GDN), our sister publication.
 
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