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India wakes up to the challenge of growing obesity – and its business potential

Bappaditya Chatterjee, Diptoshree Sengupta

As India’s waistline expands, the anti-obesity market grows bigger. In early days, bulky people were referred to as ‘khate peete gharke log’. They were viewed as being “healthy”. Those days are gone. With the growth of medical knowledge relating obesity to several health problems, the concepts of health and beauty have been reworked to favour leaner and fitter types.   Like many developed countries such as the US, obesity has emerged as a lifestyle problem afflicting mostly...

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We call India our motherland and yet, we continue to be inured to the suffering of our country’s million mothers and daughters. Women, as mothers,...

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It’s  the election time in India now. Everyone who matters is eyeing that corner office, everyone is crazy to get control of that helm with which he...

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