There are now 10 times more obese children than there were 40 years ago

There are now 10 times more obese children than there were 40 years ago
 

There are now 10 times more obese children than there was 40 years ago, a new study has found. 
Leading charities have called for the government to do more to tackle the problem after a World Health Organisation report found a tenfold increase in global childhood obesity.
The two-year study into childhood BMI revealed the number of obese boys had increased from six million to 74 million between 1975 and 2016, with the number of girls increasing from five million to fifty million.
The biggest rise has been witnessed in the developing world; in the US and Europe rates of obesity have remained... read more

 
11 October 2017 in Hot News, Views: 45
Source: Metro
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