Baku, Azerbaijan, Feb. Oct. 16
By Rahim Zamanov - Trend:
Nearly half of Iranians are overweight.
Iran's Health Minister Seyyed Hassan Qazizadeh Hasehmi warned against high rate of cooking oil consumption per capita in the country, Iran's IRIB News Agency reported on October 15.
"Iran's cooking oil consumption per capita is around 3 kilograms," he said.
"The health ministry plans to decrease the figure in a three-year process," Hashemi noted.
He further added that Iranians' salt consumption is also 2.5 times more than the global average.