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Prevention of Childhood Obesity in Saudi Arabia

Alqarni Saad Salman

The levels of obesity are continuously increasing across Saudi Arabia. The rising levels of obesity and overweight children are found to be the major concerns for the Saudi Arabian population. The current research is aimed at creating evidence regarding the increasing levels of obesity in Saudi Arabia and investigates the current policies and strategies that could help in reducing the levels of obesity across the country. The researcher collected the data from secondary sources under the qualitative research design. The data is collected from authentic resources and analysis is presented in tabular form. The research shows many implications for the Saudi Arabian people mainly as it suggests strategies and preventive measures that could control the levels of obesity in Saudi Arabia and reduce the burden of diseases. Through the increased awareness regarding the control and prevention of obesity and methods of increasing physical activity the levels of obesity can be controlled.