The world is becoming increasingly overweight.
And just as the developing world is gaining ground in terms of income they are also gaining weight.
A total of 904 million people in developing countries are now classed as overweight or above, with a BMI of more than 25, up from 250 million in 1980.
This compares to 557 million in high-income countries. Over the same period, the global population nearly doubled.
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Arnold Brod, Publisher