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OECD Report
by Redakcja Aktualności - Tuesday, 29 October 2019, 5:07 PM

I recommend the report published on October 10, 2019 by the OECD’s "The Heavy Burden of Obesity – The Economics of Prevention", says that more than half the population is now overweight in 34 out of 36 OECD countries and almost one in four people is obese. Average rates of adult obesity in OECD countries have increased from 21% in 2010 to 24% in 2016, meaning an additional 50 million people are now obese. Obesity-related diseases will claim more than 90 million lives in OECD countries in the next 30 years, with life expectancy reduced by nearly 3 years. Obesity and its related conditions also reduce GDP by 3.3% in OECD countries and exact a heavy toll on personal budgets, amounting to USD 360 per capita per year, according to a new OECD report. More ...

Source: OECD