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Welcoming the age of disease prevention

  • Tommy Dharmawan

Jakarta | Sat, December 17 2011 | 11:35 am

While Indonesia’s socioeconomic status is improving, more people in the country are suffering from degenerative diseases such as cardiovascular problems that are becoming the number one killer.

Most degenerative diseases are related to unhealthy lifestyles such as a sedentary life, smoking, junk food consumption, a high intake of salt and carbohydrates and a lack of exercise.