50% of Europeans are overweight


50% of Europeans are overweight

The World Health Organization (WHO) warned about the bad diet of Europeans, which contains too much salt, sugar and trans-fatty acids and causes cardiovascular diseases, cancer, respiratory diseases and diabetes, together accounting for 77% of all diseases and almost 86% of premature mortality.

Once considered a high-income country problem, overweight and obesity are now on the rise in low- and middle-income countries, particularly in urban settings. In developing countries with emerging econ...

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