Obesity is not just due to food consumption or lack of physical activity (there are 106 other factors). Click here for further information.

Worrying Statistics in the UK:

One-third of the population are overweight.

A further one third are classified as obese.

1 in 8 people are classed as morbidly obese (BMI >40).

 

It is estimated that 90% of the UK population will be obese by 2050.

Health risks with obesity

Excess body weight has several health risks:

Cancer Research UK has linked 13 types of cancer to being overweight and it is one of the biggest preventable causes of cancer.

The risk of developing type 2 diabetes is increased 13 times in women.

Colon cancer is 3 times more common in men.

Hypertension is twice as common in men, and four times more likely in women.

Life expectancy with obesity

Those people with a BMI>40 have a less than 50% chance of reaching 70.

 

 

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