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March 17, 2018

behavior change

Awareness alone not enough to address lifestyle diseases

Dr. Shikha T Malik New Delhi: Indian kids have reasonable knowledge about lifestyle diseases and their risk factors, but this knowledge does not translate into preventive action, a new study has revealed. For instance, adolescent children know that unhealthy food is a risk factor for cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) yet they indulge in eating junk food

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