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Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism
Volume 2015, Article ID 613207, 4 pages
Research Article

Prevalence of Overweight and Obesity among Students in the Kumasi Metropolis

Department of Optometry and Visual Science, College of Science, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, Ghana

Received 28 July 2014; Revised 27 January 2015; Accepted 27 January 2015

Academic Editor: Michael B. Zemel

Copyright © 2015 D. B. Kumah et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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