Nutrition Myths

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Obesity in England - statistics

Obesity in England – Statistics

Latest statistics show that in 2014 around one-quarter of adults in England were obese and 2% of men and 4% of women were morbidly obese. The statistics also show differences between gender and ethnic/racial group.


According to the World Health Organization (WHO), obesity is a disease in which excess of body fat accumulated presents a health risk. However, the amount of fat accumulated and its distribution in the body, as well as the associated health problems...


According to the World Health Organization (WHO) definition, an adult is considered overweight with a greater than or equal to 25kg/m. Please note that this measurement is just a general indication and doesn't take into account various factors such...

Body Mass Index – BMI

According to the World Health Organization, the Body Mass Index is an index commonly used to classify underweight, overweight and obesity in adults. BMI is obtained by dividing the weight in kilograms by the square of the height in meters (kg/m2)...