Britain is the most obese nation in Western Europe, with rates rising faster than in any other developed nation.
Obesity prevalence has been increasing in the UK, from 15% in 1993 to 27% in 2015.
Meanwhile: U.S. childhood obesity rates rising again – Lisa Rapaport, Reuters:
Skinner and colleagues examined data from the CDC’s National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), looking at data on children’s height and weight collected in two-year cycles starting with 1999-2000 and continuing through 2015-2016.
Overall, roughly 29 percent of kids were overweight and another 20 percent were obese at the start of the study. By the end, about 35 percent of children were overweight and another 26 percent were obese.