Why we gain weight and what to do about it

We’ve all heard about the global ‘obesity epidemic’. The statistics are truly alarming. In the USA in 2009-10, more than 2 in 3 adults were overweight or obese, and more than 1 in 3 were obese. In the UK and Ireland in 2015, 62.9% of adults were overweight or obese, and obesity among adults rose from 14.9% to 26.9% between 1993 and 2015. If current trends continue, obesity is predicted to affect 60% of adult men, 50% of adult women and 25% of children by 2050. Continue reading “Why we gain weight and what to do about it”