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WHO: Most adults in Europe are overweight or obese

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More than half of adults in Europe are too fat, according to the 2022 Regional Obesity Report presented by the World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday. Some 59% of adults in the WHO European region are overweight or obese, the data shows. The problem affects more men than women, with 63% of men carrying excessive weight compared to 54% of women. One in three children is affected, with 29% of boys aged between 7 and 9 overweight or obese, and 27% of girls in the same age range. The proportion rises to 25% among adolescents. Meanwhile only 8% of children below the age of 5 are overweight. Ove…

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