FOOD AND NUTRITION BULLETIN, cilt.27, ss.39-45, 2006 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)
Background. Overweight and obesity have reached epidemic proportions in Arabian oil-rich countries and are threatening to become a global epidemic. Excess weight has a great impact on the health and quality of life of individuals. However, prevalence of underweight in the developing world has shown a decline during the last decade.