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OBESITY: The Mother of all Diseases

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The term obesity is derived from Latin word obesitas, meaning ‘stout, fat or plump’.    Ancient Egyptian and Indian medicines recognized obesity as a medical disorder. The Indian surgeon Sushruta (6th century BCE), not only recognized obesity as a disorder, but also related it to diabetes and heart diseases, and recommended physical work to cure obesity […]

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