DOI: 10.1016/j.clnesp.2016.04.025
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Milena Kovač Blaž

Abstract: Obesity is a chronic disease that affects people of all age groups. In Slovenia, as in some other countries, the proportion of obese elderly people is increasing. The NIJZ study (1) implies that among the adult population of Slovenes, the highest proportion of overweight people is in the age group between 65 and 74 years, while the highest proportion of obese people is in the age group between 55 and 64 years, i.e. 26%. Generations of obese people enter into their old age with all their excess kilograms and, a…

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