Saudi weight-loss surgery

In Saudi, finding alternatives to weight-loss surgery

Obesity has been an ongoing public health problem in Saudi Arabia. Coupled with unhealthy eating habits, low participation in sports, lack of health education despite efforts by health and sports authorities to promote healthy lifestyles, the Kingdom has some of the highest rates of adult and child obesity in the world. Approximately 35 to 40 percent of the population has this problem. Weight-loss surgery is one way out for Saudis. A simple body assessment of

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