Obesity Rates

16th August 2011: BBC headaline: Global governments “must get tough on obesity”

They predicted obesity rates would rise from a quarter in the UK to about 40% by 2030.

13th October 2011: BBC headline: “Eat less, exercise more,” says government on obesity

More than 60% of adults and 23% of four to five years olds are overweight or obese in England, making it one of the most overweight nations in Europe.

Wow. An increase from 25% to 60% in just two months! I guess we ought to be really worried!

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