News Date: 1st Mar, 11
Obesity Foundation India's "Shaping India" Walkathon, was held recently at Chennai..
The Obesity Foundation India (OFI), a Non-profit organization offers many valuable tools to the public regarding prevention of obesity and information on safe and effective treatment.
OFI organized the first ever obesity awareness walkathon in 2009. Encouraged by the overwhelming support of more than 7000 registered participants, the foundation conducted its second walkathon recently at the Chennai Marina beach.
“Shaping India “is a concept to raise awareness about the perils of obesity particularly among the younger generation.
The 4.5 km "Shaping India" walkathon was flagged off at Chennai Light house by Ms. Kanimozhi, Member of Parliament along Actor Suriya in the presence of cricketer L. Balaji and Actress Pooja.