Opinion – Determining the worldwide prevalence of obesity – the Lancet

This Lancet article highlights how obesity is being understated throughout the developed world but even more significantly in the developing world. With under-reporting, we must expect policy-makers to be seriously behind the curve in terms of effective intervention. Consider America’s delayed recognition of the opioid crisis, well the obesity crisis is likely to dwarf opioids in terms of social and economic impact. Thoughts?

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