Latest news today says that obesity affects 1 in 10 adults around the world. The joint UK/US study published in the Lancet studied body mass index, cholesterol and blood pressure from 1980 to 2008. Obesity rose worldwide with the Brits being the fattest in Europe. Figures have almost doubled from 4.8 to 9.8% for men and 7.9 to 13.8% for women.
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