Obesity is a public health emergency

07:46 EDT 13 Sep 2019 | British Medical Journal

The obesity epidemic started in the 1970s, initially in the United States and subsequently spreading worldwide.1 Approximately 60-80% of adults and 20-30% of children in most Western countries are...

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