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This WHO guideline provides updated global, evidence-informed recommendations on the intake of free sugars to reduce the risk of NCDs in adults and children, with a particular focus on the prevention and control of unhealthy weight gain and dental caries.
Obesity is defined as an excessively high amount of body fat (adipose tissue) in relation to lean body mass. The Ministry of Health provide information on obesity and discuss evidence that obese children and adults are at greater risk of short-term and long-term health consequences.