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Risk Factors for Obesity Among Adults

Risk Factors

There are things that people can do that can reduce their risk of obesity. Behaviors such as engaging in physical activity and having a healthy diet can have a significant impact on reducing the risk (see [ Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Overweight & Obesity: Adult Obesity Causes & Consequences.]).

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