Life Expectancy in UK and Europe Being Undermined by Obesity

The WHO definition of obesity is someone with a body mass index (BMI) of more than 30, meaning more than 87 kilogrammes for someone measuring 1.7 metres.

Life Expectancy in UK and Europe Being Undermined by Obesity

  LONDON – Life expectancy in Europe continues to increase but obesity and the growing proportion of people who are overweight risks reversing this trend, the World Health Organization warned Wednesday. The World Health Organization’s director for Europe warned that “lifestyle-related risk factors” could slow or even reverse gains the continent has made in life […]