The prevalence of obesity among preschool children has increased significantly during the past three decades. Although weight reduction interventions can be highly successful, the sustainability of weight loss among children remains unclear  , . View Article Google Scholar 4. These findings indicate the sedentary nature of the Saudi population.
Overweight and Obesity in Eastern Mediterranean Region: Prevalence and Possible Causes
Tribal and ethnic factors should also be considered as an area for studying in the region. The definitions of obesity are varied from study to another, even in the same country.