1. Too fat, too thin: Report finds malnutrition fuels disease worldwide

Too fat, too thin: Report finds malnutrition fuels disease worldwide

A third of people worldwide are either undernourished or overweight, driving increasing rates of disease and piling pressure on health services, a global report showed on Tuesday.

By: | Published: June 14, 2016 3:01 PM
Rates of obese or overweight people are rising in every region of the world, and in nearly every country, according to the 2016 Global Nutrition Report - an annual independent stock take of the state of the world's nutrition. (Reuters) Rates of obese or overweight people are rising in every region of the world, and in nearly every country, according to the 2016 Global Nutrition Report – an annual independent stock take of the state of the world’s nutrition. (Reuters)

A third of people worldwide are either undernourished or overweight, driving increasing rates of disease and piling pressure on health services, a global report showed on Tuesday. Rates of obese or overweight people are rising in every region of the world, and in nearly every country, according to the 2016 Global Nutrition Report – an annual independent stock take of the state of the world’s nutrition.

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