obesogenic

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obesogenic

adjective
(1) Causing obesity.
(2) Conducive to obesity.

obesogenic

(ŏ-bēs″ŏ-jen′ik) [ obes(ity) + -genic]
Tending to promote or contribute to obesity. It is said of unhealthy, calorie-rich diets and sedentary behavior.
obesogenicity (-jĕ-nis′ĭt-ē)

obesogenic

Anything that promotes obesity. Possible obesogenic factors include excessive food intake, lack of exercise, insufficient sleep, antipsychotic drugs, late pregnancy and some environmental pollutants.
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ANGELO (analysis grid for environments linked to obesity) is a framework designed by Swinburn B et al (15) which is a conceptual model for understanding the obesogenicity of environments and a practical tool for prioritizing environmental elements for research and intervention.
Professor Boyd Swinburn strongly argued the case for public health interventions (decreasing the obesogenicity of the environment) in combatting the obesity epidemic.
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