Friday 27 November 2015
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Obesity quadruples to billion in developing world

The number of overweight and obese adults in the developing world has almost quadrupled to around one billion since 1980, according to a report from a UK think tank. The Overseas Development Institute said one in three people worl


Wealthy 'getting fatter, poor still remain thin'

The 'First world' health problems such as obesity and heart disease may be gaining ground in developing nations, but they are mostly afflicting the rich and middle class while poor people remain undernourished and underweight, a study said

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