Nutrition Clinics Help Tackle Obesity in Bahrain

Nawaf al-Thawadi has always struggled to lose weight. He tried diets, anti-obesity drugs and supplements, but when he is sad or stressed, he always ended up turning to food for comfort.

When he was diagnosed with high cholesterol, Nawaf’s doctor offered him an appointment at a newly opened, free nutrition clinic in his local health centre. After 10 months of regularly attending the clinic, Nawaf had lost 27kg.

Bahrain Ministry of Health urges citizen to change lifestyle

Nutrition clinics have become central to tackling obesity in Bahrain....

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http://www.who.int/features/2014/bahrain-tackle-obesity/en/index.html

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