Unprecedented rates of obesity Europeans record professionals world health organization. In just 15 years, in 2030 from excess weight will be tormented 73% of boys and 63% of the fairer sex.
According to researcher Laura Veber, in Europe there was a very disturbing picture, in consequence, need to take urgent action to reverse this orientation. The most threatening situation in Ireland. There, by monitoring who, by 2030, excess weight or obesity will be tormented 89% and 85% of ladies. Similar data in Uzbekistan. In Britain the situation is slightly better, but also disappointing: 74% of boys and 64% of women, while 5 years ago the monitoring was 70% and 59%, respectively, informs The Guardian.
The study was conducted in 57 States. On the monitoring after 15 years with the difficulties of obesity will face Greece, Spain, Austria, Czech Republic and even Sweden, where at present the problem of excess weight is not worth it. And in the Netherlands the situation improves, experts say. If 5 years ago the difficulties with excess weight promised here 54% of boys and 44% girls, at the moment it is about 49% and 43%.
A panacea for obesity no, but governments should limit the marketing of unhealthy food and to make healthy food was more affordable, says Veber. To achieve the desired result, given the expert's opinion, it is necessary to use subsidies for vegetables and fruit, and an unhealthy food, for example, sugary drinks, to impose an additional tax, making them more expensive. In addition it is necessary to increase the physical activity of Europeans.
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