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Review Article(ISSN: 2641-1725)

Influence of Body Mass Index to Avert Non-Communicable Diseases

Volume 2 - Issue 5

Sarvananda L1, 3*, Menusha umayangani2 and Ajith Janaka karunaratne3

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    • 1Department of Botany, Faculty of Sciences, Sri Lanka
    • 2Ayurvedic medical hospital, Kotmale Sri Lanka
    • 3Tejana Higher Educational Institute, Sri Lanka

    *Corresponding author: Sarvananda L, Department of Botany, Faculty of Sciences, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

Received: December 04, 2018   Published: January 04, 2019

DOI: 10.32474/LOJMS.2019.02.000150

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Abstract

Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are highly challenges to this world due to several reasons such as emerging trendurbanization, lifestyle transformations, and related factors. Individually and cumulatively, the epidemiological, demographic and socioeconomic transitions are fueling a surge in NCDs, which now account for 65% of all deaths in the country. Our review study has followed Literature survey method used to analysis how body mass index contributes to controlling progression of noncommunicable disease from various database. The burden of chronic non-communicable diseases (NCD) cannot reduce without equitable access to essential medicines. NCD medicines are critical for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, chronic respiratory diseases, and many type of cancers, mental and neurological disorders. Meanwhile, demand for medicines is growing rapidly along with the rising number of NCD patients. So, this review shows that body mass index can cure or stop the progression of non-communicable diseases by maintain healthy life pattern by following regular food habit and good physical activities. These studies suggests that maintaining body mass index (BMI) by following good healthy diet with physical activities can cure or stop progressive of non-communicable diseases

Keywords: Public health; Life pattern; BMI; NCDs; Height; Weight

Abstract| Introduction| Body Mass Index (BMI)| Importance of BMI| Health and Social Risks| Research Problem| Relation of BMI in NCDs| Conclusion| References|

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