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Obesity epidemic in Europe ‘escalating’


Israel, Malta, Turkey, and the UK have the most obese people per capita in the Europe region in what amounted to an “epidemic”, the World Health Organization (WHO) said in a report Tuesday. Some 59 percent of European adults are overweight or obese as well as eight percent of children under five. Obesity in Europe was still not as bad as in the Americas, bit was “escalating”, the WHO said.

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