Bangalore: About 80 percent of urban Indian working women in the 25-45 age group are fat because of sedentary lifestyle and changing food habits, a survey by a health organisation has revealed."Most of the women who were obese said they were overweight because of sedentary lifestyle, lack of time to walk or exercise due to work pressure, and not having healthy food," Heal Foundation president R. Shankar told IANS here.The survey report "Rising Workplace Obesity among Indian Women" -- by Healthji.com in association with Leisa`s Secret, a firm that sells weight loss products -- covered about 2,000 working women across Bangalore, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad and Mumbai."Obesity could also affect the mind, and cause symptoms like insomnia, depression and self-pity," Shankar said, citing responses of obese women during the survey.
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