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More than half of the world will be overweight or obese by 2035 – report

FILE PHOTO: Visitors to the Southbank are seen reflected in rainwater, in London, Britain, December 29, 2022. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

London, UKReuters More than half of the world’s population will be overweight or obese by 2035 without significant action, according to a new report. The World Obesity Federation’s 2023 atlas predicts that 51 per cent of the world, or more than four billion people, will be obese or overweight within the next 12 years.  Visitors […]

Global obesity rising faster in rural areas than cities, study finds


LondonReuters Global rates of obesity among people who live in the countryside are rising faster than those among city dwellers, in part due to greater access in urban areas to healthier foods and places to exercise, researchers said on Wednesday.  In a study of 33 years of trends in body mass index (BMI) across 200 […]