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How to tackle the rising UK obesity rates

Burgeoning obesity problem With UK obesity rates getting close to the top of the European league table, doctors have not had much in their armoury to help tackle the burgeoning problem of obesity. The Online Clinic can advise patients about diet and exercise until they are blue in the face, but it does not seem to be working. The UK currently has an adult obesity rate of 24.7%; second only to Hungary with a ...

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How to lose weight when it seems like you’ve tried everything

Talk of an obesity crisis in the UK is nothing new. We've seen for decades that the number of people outside of the 'healthy weight' parameters is on the rise and medics have been warning of the dangers for years - so is a new approach needed? Some people don't even realise they fall within the category of 'obese' - which is generally those with a Body Mass Index (BMI) of more than 30. This needs to be foll ...

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