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17Jun, 2017

More than 2 billion people are overweight or obese

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Globally, more than 2 billion people suffer from health problems related to being overweight or obese, and an increasing percentage of people die from these health conditions, according to a study published in The New England Journal of Medicine. Interestingly, of the 4.0 million deaths attributed to excess body weight in 2015, nearly 40% occurred among people whose BMI fell below the threshold considered obese. "People who shrug off weight gain do so at their own risk - risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, and other life-threatening conditions,". "Those half-serious […]
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