A Double Edged Sword? Improvements in Economic Conditions over a Decade in India Led to Declines in Undernutrition as Well as Increases in Overweight among Adolescents and Women

October 16, 2019

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This study examined the national and state trends for BMI in women and identified determinants for the dual burden of undernutrition and overweight/obesity among adolescent girl and women. The risk factors identified, such as socioeconomic status, diet, and education highlight that multidisciplinary approaches are needed to address this double burden.